Job seeker FAQs

How do I search for jobs?

Our job search engine has been improved to make it easier to find the right jobs for you. You can now save your searches and create job alerts based on your choices to keep you informed about the latest jobs, wherever you are.

How do I get better search results?

Provide us with as much information as possible on the search form. Try searching within different industries or professions, or widening your search area. Try using different keywords to refine your search.

How do I apply for jobs?

When you find a job you’re interested in applying for we will ask you to contact the Hays Consultant who is managing that position. You can either fill in your details online or give the consultant a ring. We’ll take you through the next stages from there.

General issues:

If you’re experiencing problems using the Hays website here are a few tips which could help:

Check that you’re using a supported browser. We recommend Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari. Please note that Internet Explorer 9 is not yet supported.

Check that your web browser has Cookies enabled. (Find out more about how to enable cookies from Google.)

If you’re using a computer at work, you may find your company has firewall restrictions on your network which restrict and block some functionality. Contact your IT department for further information.

Why should I register with Hays.se?

Online registration takes under a minute and lets you set up personalised job searches and job alerts. You tell us about the jobs you’re interested in and we will email the you with the latest jobs within your area of expertise and preferred locations.

How can I update my details with Hays?

When you’ve logged in to Hays.se, click on the ‘Mitt konto’ link to update your details.

I’ve forgotten my username – how do I log in?

Your username is always the email address you registered with.

I’ve forgotten my password – how do I get a new one?

There’s a ‘Forgotten your password?’ link on the login page, which will take you through all the steps to reset your password.

I’d like to find a job abroad – can Hays help me?

Definitely. We have teams of Hays Consultants covering 30 countries around the world. With local market expertise and knowledge they’ll help you find your next job abroad. Start your search by selecting the country you’re interested in on our global website.

Employer FAQs

How do I find a candidate for a role?

We are experts in finding the right people to the right role. Do you have a vacancy? Please contact us and find out more about how Hays can help you to transform your business. 

How do I advertise a vacancy?

Visit our Recruiting now? page to find the quickest and easiest way to register your vacancy.