Work at Hays

Meet our recruiting experts


Our greatest asset is our people and the careers of our employees are our priority. Everyone at Hays has their own story of their journey since joining our teams.

Find out more about our people and their Hays story through the videos and Q&As below.

Meet Toby

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Toby previously worked as an Engineer and App Developer. Read his story to find out why he made the switch to a career in recruitment at Hays.

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Meet Cynthia

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Cynthia has fast-tracked her career in our Auckland office and is on the cusp of managing a team after just 2 years at Hays. Cynthia talks about her story.

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Meet Eliza


Eliza Kirkby has worked for Hays since 2006 and has worked her way up to Regional Director level.

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Meet Sarah


Sarah Conlon is a Team Manager who has worked at Hays since 2014. Sarah joined with previous recruitment at another agency and now manages the Sales team.

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Meet Nadia


Nadia works as a Senior Consultant specialising in the Retail industry in our Melbourne CBD office. Nadia joined Hays in 2013.

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Meet Edward


Edward has worked at Hays since 2007 and joined the business as an Associate Consultant. As a Senior Manager he is responsible for IT and specialises in Software Development.

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Meet Kate

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Kate has recruited across different sectors throughout her career at Hays. Read Kate's story to find out why she loves IT recruitment.

Read our Q&A with Kate

Meet Jake

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Jake was longing for a corporate career, but didn’t feel he had the qualifications. Since joining Hays, he has relocated, been fast-tracked to management and now looks after a team of 5 Consultants. Find out more about Jake’s story.

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Meet Cameron

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Cameron started his career as a Recruitment Resourcer, before working his way into a Senior Recruitment Consultant position and now he manages the Energy, Oil & Gas business for Hays in Queensland.

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Meet Merrisa

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After 6 years at Hays Merrisa left the business to try something new. She has now returned to Hays, drawn back by the incredible people and culture. Here is Merrisa’s story.

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Meet Michelle


Michelle works as Manager of the Contact Centres business in Melbourne. Michelle started as an Associate Consultant and has worked for Hays since 2008 both here and in the UK.

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Meet Shermaine


Shermaine started her career at Hays recruiting for Accountancy & Finance and is now a Senior Recruitment Consultant managing the Architecture team in Melbourne.

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Meet Selia

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With a professional finance background and a CPA qualification, Selia started her recruitment career in Beijing in 2012 as a Senior Recruitment Consultant before moving to join Hays in Australia in 2016.

Read our Q&A with Selia