Work with undiscovered talent with Hays Skills

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Work with undiscovered talent with Hays Skills

Are you feeling the skills pinch? In the face of nationwide skills shortages, our talented team sources and upskills undiscovered talent to meet your business needs. We’re bridging the talent gap, enabling social mobility, building and developing your workforce of tomorrow, today.

What are the benefits of the Hays Skills partnership?

  • Highly skilled talent trained up to the right level, with flexibility on skills areas and pathways
  • Differentiate your organisation with employees skilled in your ways of working and ongoing bespoke training
  • Unlocking a scalable and flexible academy model that can support your growth in a range of skills areas
  • See improved financial efficiency in the long-term, by reducing spend on third parties and temporary resources
  • Gain access to undiscovered talent and partners to help build diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) into the workforce
  • Secure a sustainable pipeline of permanent talent through close collaboration and place highly skilled individuals in those hardest-to-fill teams
  • Grow your cultural impact and diversity of thought in your organisation’s decision-making process
  • Gain a competitive advantage by developing talent that puts your teams ahead of your competition



  • What we do

    Organisations across all industries and sectors are fighting over the best candidates, whilst a lot of talent is yet to be identified and developed. Hays Skills solves these skills shortages by enabling social mobility, accessing, delivering world class training and apprenticeship programmes.

  • How we do that

    We work with best-in-class undiscovered talent. We provide them with full paid training, tailored to your specific needs, enabling your organisation to hire for your most challenging skill sets, whilst also supporting financial health and independence for all our learners.

  • What this means for you:

    • Employees are trained to match your ways of working
    • We’ll build you a sustainable and diverse talent pipeline and increased retention
    • We’ll reduce your third party spend and your supplier dependency
    • We guarantee people, skills levels and start dates

    If you're interested in hearing how our Hays Academy Programmes can benefit your organisation, please email us at and a member of the team will be in touch.


Working with Hays Skills means getting access to best-in-class undiscovered talent, formulating skills strategies that are completely bespoke to your organisation's needs and requirements. In addition to overcoming your specific challenges – both for today and the future – you'll be levelling the playing field for social mobility, embedding a strong sense of DE&I within your organisation.

Collaboration is a vital aspect of attracting diverse talent. Through our extensive range of partnerships and linked communities, you’ll gain access to diverse, uncovered talent profiles - even when recruiting at scale. And when combined with our expert, unbiassed consultancy, we’ll help you develop fair and open recruitment strategies that value ‘potential to learn’ and ‘motivation’.

Reducing agency spend means setting clear parameters and taking a long-term view to talent acquisition. By partnering with us, you’ll see improved financial efficiency, with reduced costs towards third parties and temporary resources. Instead of draining funding on costly, short-term recruitment services with no clear direction, Hays Skills empowers your organisaiton to grow its own talent pipeline.

Finding the right people with the right skills is an ongoing challenge in today’s employment market; one perpetuated by strong competition and various barriers to entry. However, by plugging the skills gap through your very own Skills Academy, you can nurture the exact talent your organisation needs to secure long-term, sustainable growth. Differentiate yourself from other organisations with a scalable and flexible Academy, and overcome obstacles to career paths with unbiassed hiring processes.


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