Powering the world of work with our recruiting expertise


Hays is the leading global specialist recruitment group. We are the experts in recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people across a wide range of specialized industries and professions. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.
At Hays, we believe the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. We're passionate about connecting our candidates with the right job for them.



Our specialist consultants focus on a single specialism so when you’re talking to your recruiter you can be confident that they have the mining and resources knowledge to ask the right questions and help you find the right fit. With extensive networks of hiring managers and employers, our consultants don’t just match you to the latest jobs, but will proactively contact employers to market you as a great candidate.
Our office network ensures we’re physically present in all the places where we do business, ensuring employers and job seekers receive the highest levels of service.



Share your must-haves, career goals, and dealbreakers so your recruiter has a clear understanding of what you’re looking for in your next role. Your recruiter will provide you with relevant matched positions, and where appropriate directly contact potential employers on your behalf.
Go into every interview confident and prepared thanks to our expert advice. Your recruiter will provide you with insght into the job market, compensation trends and skills in demand, helping you hone your priorities and target the right companies and industries.

Career advice

Tools to achieve your goals

To be successful in your job hunt, it is essential you prepare for each of stage of the process. Every job application, interview process and hiring manager will be unique therefore a tailored approach to each job role will help you stand out of the crowd and get the right job for you.

Before you begin

Define your target job role
Set your expectations
3Working with your recruiter
Temp, contract or perm?

Creating your resume

What to include
Resume rules
Questions to ask yourself
Cover letter

Succeed in interviews

Research & preparation
Deliver winning presentations
Tackling interview questions
Effective body language

Offers & resignations

Accepting an offer
Handling counter offers
First day on the new job

Job hunting via social media

Create your online profile
Streamlining the process
Research & networking
Optimize your online profile