About Hays

Hays is the leading global specialist recruitment group. We are the experts in recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in full-time, contract, and contract-to-hire positions.

Our corporate head offices are located in the United Kingdom, and we have over 9,600 staff operating from 251 offices across 33 countries across 20 specialisms. Last year we placed 67,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 220,000 people into temporary assignments.

Having opened our first office in the United States in 2009, in December 2014 we acquired Veredus, a Tampa-based IT staffing leader in contract and temporary roles. Now operating in the US as Hays, powered by Veredus, we are quickly being recognized as one of the leaders in specialist staffing, with 12 offices across the US to date and growing. Specialist divisions include Accounting & Finance, Construction, Property & Facilities Management, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Oil & Gas and Resources & Mining.

At Hays, we believe the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. Our people work with job seekers and employers to place the right people in the right jobs; we invest heavily in equipping our staff with the skills to perform to the highest standards while developing their careers. Providing excellent customer service underpins our business and is an area we monitor closely in order to maintain our position as market leader. Our customers benefit from the specialist sector knowledge of our consultants and our extensive office network and industry contacts. 

We have operations in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and the USA.

To find out more about Hays, please visit Hays PLC.


Executive leadership team