People and Culture Placement Year

Your new company

Hays is globally the most successful specialist recruiter, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted the best recruiter to work for in the UK by Glassdoor, Rate My Placement & The JobCrowd. We have also been awarded the National Equality Standard accreditation for our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

We are a FTSE250 company operating in 33 countries and with 100+ offices and 2,000+ recruiting experts in the UK alone. This role would be working in the talent team specifically with a focus on internal recruitment and supporting internal training. This will be based in the City of London near Bank and St Paul’s station.

Your new role

People and Culture placement year student, you will be responsible for the effective administration and project support of the internal recruitment function of the business. You will be working with universities and internal stakeholders to drive the graduate recruitment cycle and place Hays as an employer of choice. You will also support the national training team with coordination and administration as and when required.

This will include:

  • Liaising with universities and their career offices to get ensure Hays are attending events.

  • Supporting internal recruitment by conducting telephone interviews and coordinating recruitment campaigns.

  • Developing marketing collateral for the team to use.

  • Working with internal stakeholders to understand what their recruitment needs and offer support.

What you need to succeed

You will need to be in your 2nd year of your undergraduate degree and be able to take a year out to complete a placement. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about working in a people driven organisation and has a very strong attention to detail. You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and you will be conducting telephone interview and speaking to senior stakeholders in the business.

You’re creative and dynamic but have great attention-to-detail and good analytical skills. Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills are important, and you need to be social media savvy.

What you’ll get in return

You will be offered a competitive salary of £15,600 plus monthly bonus of up to £200. We offer an interesting and varied role, in a fast-paced team environment. We work in a professional and corporate office with the support of a global brand name. You will get exposure to a large internal recruitment function and get exposure to exciting projects.

Hays can additionally offer you a range of attractive employee benefits.

What to do now

If this sounds like an ideal role for you please apply now or get in touch with us by sending your CV to

Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

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Winner of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the UK 2017 and Best Places to Interview in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)

Winner of the Rate My Placement Best Undergraduate Employer in the UK 2017 (#1 recruitment company)

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