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Robert Walters Reviews

Updated Jun 21, 2019

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  • "Be prepared for hard work as it is long hours in recruitment(in 31 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is really encouraged(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sociable and Family feel within the teams

    Cons

    The core hours in the office

    Robert Walters2019-06-21
  2. "360 degree of recruitment, from Business Development to finding candidates"

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Ho Chi Minh City
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Indenpendant - Challenging - Talkative - Outgoing - Sales

    Cons

    - Pressure of target - Up and down - Can be stressful - Overwhelming

    Robert Walters2019-06-06
  3. "Excellent for career development and training"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Robert Walters full-time

    Pros

    Training Overseas opportunities Earning potential Career opportunities Fun environment

    Cons

    Not too many to think of

    Robert Walters2019-06-02
  4. "Great company with lots of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Melbourne
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training, great culture and opportunity to progress in your career in Australia or overseas.

    Cons

    Longer hours are needed here and there but nothing unreasonable

    Advice to Management

    Great management team, supportive, experienced and always have time to talk.

    Robert Walters2019-05-29
  5. "Recommended Company"

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Singapore
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very organized and structured with room to grow. Good salaries and benefits. Management is great and approachable. Great location.

    Cons

    Non during my time working at RW

    Advice to Management

    CEO in Singapore is great along with the rest of the management, very pro active and respectful, keep it up.

    Robert Walters2019-05-29
  6. "Great, supportive company"

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    Current Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    global brand, good marketing materials and an excellent team of like-minded individuals.

    Cons

    Recruitment in general requires a lot of resilience

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in developing juniors!

    Robert Walters2019-05-24
  7. "I have been working here for 2.5 years"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Robert Walters full-time

    Pros

    very strong database and structured team

    Cons

    terrible management in my team

    Robert Walters2019-05-31

    Robert Walters Response

    June 14, 2019Human Resources

    Thanks for your feedback--we'd be keen to get some more details regarding your comments about your team's management. If you like, please email us at hr.admin@robertwalters.com so that we can arrange a confidential conversation with someone from your former office.

  8. "How is working at RW - overall very good!"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Tokyo
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good training, fun culture and

    Cons

    bonuses are discretionary, no overtime pay, no flex time or remote work

    Robert Walters2019-05-16
  9. "Good to get experience in the industry"

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant 
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent training Great team culture Supportive environment

    Cons

    Lack of career progression Long hours - unhealthy work life balance Traditional recruitment style

    Advice to Management

    Overall a great place to start your career, it definitely suits a certain type of person. Management need to focus on career development for their existing staff, move them around and expose them to different areas of the business if they ask for it, don't keep them in their industry sector and expect them to perform well, listen to your staff and their needs. Get rid of the old school mentality of being chained to...

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    Robert Walters2019-05-30

    Robert Walters Response

    June 13, 2019Human Resources

    Thanks very much for your comments, and we're delighted that you had a good experience with us. As for your advice, we really appreciate your feedback and are working hard to make sure that all our people feel they have the opportunity to build a long-term career with us where they'll ...

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  10. "Great people - no balance"

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    Former Employee - Revenue Assurance Administrative in Melbourne

    I worked at Robert Walters full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people who are fun

    Cons

    Long hours and no flexibility

    Robert Walters2019-05-30

    Robert Walters Response

    June 14, 2019Human Resources

    Thanks for your comments—feedback from current and former employees is always useful for helping us know where we can improve. If you’d like to get in touch to discuss in further detail, I’d be happy to have a confidential discussion with you. If so, please email me at dimitra.christopoulos@robertwalters.com.au ...

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