Learning and Development

Supported to succeed

Our scale means you’ll have access to different learning and development opportunities for you to evolve, and the tools and technology that let you focus on adding value and broadening your impact.

Associate Consultant program

We know that the first few months in the role of Associate Consultant can be your most challenging. Our Associate Programme is designed to provide you with the tools, training and support you need to become a recruiting expert and transition to a Consultant. This programme involves classroom training and online learning, you’ll also receive coaching and resources that you’ll use throughout your entire Hays journey.

Experienced joiners programme

The Experienced Joiners Programme will ensure your transition to Hays is as seamless as possible. This training will build on your experience and refine your skills. Our classroom training, resources and coaching will ensure you can continue to accelerate your career with Hays.

Managers and leaders

We are delighted to support your management and leadership development through practical, interactive courses and workshops delivered by senior topic specialists, including Regional Directors, Managing Directors and the People & Culture Team. These dedicated programmes will focus on the soft skills needed to engage and motivate your team, as well as the commercial abilities that will drive successful results.

Corporate Services

We provide our Corporate Services teams with learning and development opportunities throughout their careers. The Corporate Services training framework always involves participants from different teams, so you can meet new people, understand their role and build long-lasting relationships. We have two dedicated programmes with additional learning opportunities specific to your expertise.


As a fresh graduate, we offer an Internship programme which is an introduction to the recruitment industry.  It is a foundation for you to be able to learn the about recruitment, the processes and what it is really like to be a recruitment consultant which will be an essential part of your successes at Hays! There will be an orientation week where you will be involved in: roleplays, call shadowing, classroom and online trainings.  You will have a mentor to support and guide you throughout the process to excel your career in Hays!

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