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Our approach

As recruiting experts, we use a consultative approach to deliver against even the most demanding of objectives, regardless of your organisation’s size, industry or sector.

Our specialist recruiting experts understand the challenges affecting your industry and sector, and have detailed insight into the areas you are recruiting for. This allows them to build recruitment campaigns that are informed around the specific local market challenges or niche skills shortages you may be competing against.

Your dedicated consultant will work closely with you to understand your organisation’s requirements, your brand and your unique employee value proposition to help to tailor the right solution for your needs. They will review and help shape your requirements before designing a project plan that utilises your time in the most efficient way prior to engaging with your target candidate markets. With every solution we will use the following approach:

Building Understanding

  • Consultative review of your job/person specifications and employee value proposition (EVP)
  • Market and recruitment insights exchanged
  • Essential and desirable criteria agreed
  • Full recruitment process plan and timetable agreed
  • Identification of target candidate markets
  • Agreement on attraction approaches and media to be used
  • Identification of organisational objectives to be built into the campaign e.g. ED&I initiatives
  • Build of campaign tools e.g. career site

Campaign Planning


Sourcing & Attraction

  • Detailed search of the Hays database
  • Active promotion of your job opportunities to candidates not actively looking for a new role, but who would move for the right opportunity
  • Social media search
  • Referrals and networking
  • On and (if appropriate) offline campaign
  • Fast and efficient engagement with respondents tracked to convert to applications
  • Active promotion of the role, opportunity and EVP
  • Fair and open competition under ISO9001 accredited recruitment processes

Response Handling


Long & Shortlisting

  • Selection against pre-agreed criteria and sift process
  • Pre-screening undertaken and eligible candidates interviewed by a Hays expert
  • Consistent selection and matching process based on agreed competencies and criteria
  • Shortlist of suitable candidates presented to you and agreed
  • Your Hays expert coordinates full interview process
  • Interviews carried out by hiring panel
  • Psychometric, technical testing and/or personality profiling can be provided where required

Interviews & Selection


Offers & Candidate Management

  • Package explained in full and presented to candidate, negotiation undertaken where required
  • Commitment to acceptance assessed
  • Constant contact in managing any notice period to commencement
  • Campaign report and wash up

Get in contact today to begin creating your campaign to find the right person for your role.