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Robert Half Reviews

Updated Nov 20, 2019

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3.5
65%
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83%
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Robert Half CEO Harold M. Messmer Jr.
Harold M. Messmer Jr.
1,002 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance as a recruiter may be difficult for some(in 228 reviews)

  • "Very long hours required to build book of business(in 192 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Recruiting Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Make a difference in your community

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

    Robert Half2019-07-27
  2. "Great Culture, Endless Grind"

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    Former Employee - Recruiting Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Robert Half full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Passionate people all around -Lots of opportunity to network within industry -Helpful teammates

    Cons

    -Sharky/shady internal competition at times -Compensation structure -Constant meetings and micromanagagement, reduces work efficacy

    Advice to Management

    Keep meetings short and simple, Encourage collaboration/friendly competition Great training, keep it up

    Robert Half2019-11-19
  3. "Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work is doable I have an organized structure of what needs to be done People are friendly

    Cons

    Other people are late You are doing work for other people because of laziness Too many mistakes

    Robert Half2019-10-29
  4. "Sales Support"

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    Current Employee - Sales Support 

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time

    Pros

    Good environment Great location Nice people

    Cons

    Management can be a little hard to talk to

    Robert Half2019-10-05
  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Recruiting Manager in Calgary, AB
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team environment, very technology focused

    Cons

    Turnover of staff due to high sales environment. Not for everyone

    Robert Half2019-09-25
  6. "Good overall"

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    Former Employee - Staffing Manager 

    I worked at Robert Half full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Training is great to get started.

    Cons

    Micro-management is a little over the top in some offices.

    Robert Half2019-09-18
  7. "A great Job!"

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    Current Employee - Recruiter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture and colleagues Potential to make some great money

    Cons

    A commission based job Sales role, it's not for everyone

    Robert Half2019-09-19
  8. "Hard work, lots of opportunity to make money if you follow their lead"

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    Current Employee - Staffing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great brand and market share Colleagues are lots of fun Really cool technology - Salesforce Great culture

    Cons

    First year can be tough, it’s sales

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in tech and your people.

    Robert Half2019-09-12
  9. "great way to gain sales experience"

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    Current Employee - Recruiting Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -very collaborative -robust training and onboarding -strong corporate culture -full autonomy in your role

    Cons

    - your base salary is a draw that you are responsible for paying back through placements. This means you are working 100% on commission.

    Robert Half2019-09-09
  10. "Good place but.."

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    Former Employee - Staffing Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Robert Half full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    If you have a good team, its a great place.

    Cons

    Reward employees based on performance and potential not because the employee wants it

    Robert Half2019-09-15
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