Your future

We promote on the merit of your performance
You determine your success

Our on-going training and mentoring, coupled with our leading edge technology, equips our consultants with all the skills they need to succeed; the passion, determination and hard work is left to you.

We are committed to promoting from within. The company offers opportunities for advancement locally, nationally and internationally. At Hays, promotion is based solely on merit and high achievers can expect to be promoted rapidly to a significant level of responsibility across our specialist areas.

A promotion at Hays is a demonstration of an individual’s expertise, ambition, inquisitiveness and passion for people.

You will be set an individual plan for promotion at each stage of your career. In general, your promotion criteria within Hays will incorporate:

  • Achievement of fee targets
  • Meeting activity objectives
  • Development of positive, long term customer relationships and the delivery of consistently high service standards
  • Commitment to the team and all members of the Hays community
  • Living the Hays values with a positive attitude
  • Successful completion of prescribed training and development activities & achievement of required levels of capability

Typical timeline for a recruiter's promotion

Associate - start; consultant - 9 months; senior consultant - 18 months; managing/principal consultant - 30 months; manager/business manager - 42 months; senior manager/senior business manager - 72 months; business director - 108 months