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Updated: 14 Apr 2016

The recruitment industry in China, the world’s most populous country, is expanding rapidly and recruiting experts Hays is looking for aspiring UK recruitment consultants to join its team in China. To provide more information about a career in recruitment in China, they are holding an open day on Wednesday 4th June from 2-5pm in their London Cheapside office.


The recruiter has offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Guangzhou, with more to come. It is offering a career changing opportunity to become a recruiting expert in the fastest-growing specialist recruitment business in China.


“Recruitment is a people business, so if you want to advance your career overseas then the world’s most populous country and second largest economy certainly presents an exciting challenge,” says Simon Lance, Regional Director of Hays in China.


“Multinational corporations are centralising their head offices here, and China is experiencing the fastest economic growth rate in the world. To keep up with the resulting staffing demand, we are looking for experienced recruiters who want to begin a professional recruitment career in China as well as people without previous recruitment experience who are passionate about sales.


“We employ a wide range of people, from graduates to lawyers and sales people, just to name a few. But they all have one thing in common; the energy and passion to power the world of work,” he said.


To be suitable, you’ll need bilingual Mandarin and English language skills and the right to work in China. Hays are also looking for ambition, drive and the ability to build and maintain excellent relationships.  If you are in your final year at University, you’ll need to be studying for a BA, BSC or BEng, with an anticipated 2:2 or higher classification.


“Becoming a recruiting expert will provide you with the opportunity to develop and manage your own client portfolio and source the most suitable candidates,” says Simon. “You’ll have sole responsibility for exceeding targets and driving your commission.”


Hays has been in Asia for more than a decade. In China, Hays deliver a diverse range of permanent recruitment services and pride itself on its exceptional customer service. Hays in China has been recognised with numerous industry awards, including Recruitment Firm of the Year in the China HR Pioneer Awards 2013, Recruitment Firm of the Year in the CCH China Staff Awards 2012 and Best Accountancy & Finance Recruiter for Asia in the CFO Innovation Awards for 2012 & 2013.


Please contact Andrew Nip on to RSVP for the open day.


Hays, the world’s leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people.


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About Hays

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.


Hays Specialist Recruitment  (Shanghai) Co., Limited ("Hays China") operates across the public and private sector, dealing in permanent positions. Hays China’s eighteen specialisms span Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Architecture, Construction, Education, Engineering, Executive, Finance Technology, Human Resources, Hays Resource Management, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Operations, Oil & Gas, Property and Sales & Marketing.


Hays China operates four local offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou and Guangzhou. It is the local representative office for Hays plc, which is a global company. As at 31 December 2013 we employed 7,979 staff.eratinfrom 240 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms.  


Hays operates in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and the USA.