6 Reasons Why Working at Robert Half Is Awesome

By Robert Half February 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

Looking for a great place to advance your career? You need an organization that will actively help you reach your goals. That’s why you should apply for a position at Robert Half.

What are you looking for – a job or a career? If you’re looking for the latter, you’ll want to keep reading. At Robert Half, we believe in careers, not just jobs. A job is your daily tasks and responsibilities. A career is developing your professional skills, working toward leadership opportunities and making an impact.

We’re experts on careers. As a staffing and recruiting firm, we place hundreds of thousands of people in positions every year and help companies around the globe develop their business. Our teams make sure the right person is placed in every position, one that will help the professional develop their career and help the clients’ team find success.

And our dedication to successful careers doesn’t stop with the professionals and businesses we work with. We strive to help all individuals within our company find their professional path, developing their skills and expertise, providing innovative projects and creating a great place to work. Here are a few other reasons why working at Robert Half could be a great move for your career:

1. Our international footprint comes with cool opportunities

Whether you’re in San Francisco, London or Tokyo, Robert Half likely has an office in your local area – or an area you’ve had your eye on for a while. With more than 300 office locations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Asia Pacific, Robert Half touches the careers of professionals and businesses around the world. Many of our employees also move around in our company, and we’re happy to help relocate them for their next big opportunity.

2. We’re kind of a big deal in recruiting

Robert Half has been around for a while (since 1948, to be exact) and we’ve had time to grow our expertise in the staffing industry. But we’re not stuck in the past. Our teams are innovative and always ready to tackle new challenges of today’s business world, making us one of the best in the staffing industry.

And don’t just take our word for it. Robert Half has once again been named to FORTUNE’s “World’s Most Admired Companies®” list, ranking first in our industry (February 2019). In fact, we’ve been a “Most Admired Company” since 1998.

What’s more, our leadership is recognized for their outstanding business practices. Our chairman and CEO Max Messmer has received many honors. He’s been named one of FORTUNE magazine’s Businesspersons of the Year and is member of the American Staffing Association’s ASA Leadership Hall of Fame and Staffing Industry Review’s Staffing 100 Hall of Fame. Read more about Robert Half’s accomplishments here.

3. We love to “work happy”

At Robert Half, we believe that happy employees are those that are engaged, challenged and appreciated. We’re so dedicated to this principle that we conducted a detailed report on what makes professionals thrive at their organizations. And one of our key mission statements is to lead by example – so our management teams are dedicated to help you work your happiest, excel in your role and reach new opportunities.

4. You’ll definitely see the benefits of your work

Part of working happy is feeling appreciated for the work you do, and our employees’ successes are celebrated throughout the organization. In addition to our company-wide award and recognition programs, we offer a wide range of benefit choices across the United States so that employees can select the benefits that best fit their needs. (Visit roberthalfbenefits.com for more detailed information.) 

We also give our employees the tools they need to succeed. With advanced technology, world-class training and skills development resources – our library of thousands of online courses and books covers a wide variety of business and IT skills – Robert Half employees are always learning and growing.

5. Our dedication to people goes beyond our company

Our communities and the environment are very important to us, as we know they are to you, too. Robert Half’s corporate citizenship program is rooted in “ethics first” and we encourage our employees to take action on the issues that matter to them. We provide a variety of volunteer programs and opportunities to support the communities where we live and work, as well as a comprehensive matching gifts program. We also made Barron’s “100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies” list two years in a row. Learn more about all the good our employees do in our Corporate Citizenship Report.

We’re especially dedicated to those who have served our country. Learn more about Robert Half’s career services for veterans and military spouses.

6. We’re working to make a difference

As a staffing company that’s founded on a 70-year history of diversity and inclusion, we strongly believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to see their career grow. Our goal is to embrace these values in our business practices and create a work environment that supports the success of all our employees. And we’ve been committed to this for a long time. Our founder Bob Half was dedicated to the idea of equal employment from the very start, lobbying against discriminatory hiring policies and leading – and succeeding – in the effort to eliminate separate male and female job listings in newspapers.

This commitment is something our company leaders and employees today uphold with great pride. Robert Half is proud to support the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. We’re frequently included on Best Places to Work lists around the world. And our company has recently been awarded the following accolades:

  • Robert Half is honored to be named one of Forbes’ “Best Employers for Diversity 2019.”
  • Robert Half is proud to be selected for Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender-Equality Index.
  • Robert Half is included on the list of “America’s Most Trustworthy Public Companies” by Bright Governance Consulting, LLC.

So now that you know a lot about our company, you may be wondering, what kind of careers can you build with us? Our company offers distinct career paths to help professionals get to their next goal, and you’ll be working with and learning from a very talented group of people. Our staffing teams specialize in a variety of industries, while our corporate teams help our organization innovate and run at peak performance.

Opportunities in staffing

What industry are you interested or have experience in? Finance and accounting? Creative and marketing? Technology or legal? What about administrative? With specialized staffing branches in these areas, you can apply or develop your industry knowledge while working with and learning from the best in the industry. Many of our professionals have backgrounds in these industries and have developed a successful recruiting career with little to no recruiting experience.

If you like a fast-paced, engaging and rewarding work environment, recruiting may be the right career path for you. It’s hard work to develop your recruiting expertise and business at first, but our recruiters often say the best part of their job is placing a candidate in that perfect position – a win for the professional, hiring manager and us. And that’s not the only rewarding part; at Robert Half, we’ll help you grow your business and climb the ranks of our staffing teams.

Interested? Watch this video to learn more about what it’s like to be a recruiter at Robert Half, and check out our open positions to see if any are right for you.

Jobs in Corporate Services

Just because we’re a staffing company doesn’t mean everyone at Robert Half is a staffing professional. We certainly wouldn’t have grown to be the largest specialized staffing firm in the world without our Corporate Services team, which offers a wide variety of exciting career paths and opportunities across all business functions. This team makes it possible for our recruiters to place many thousands of people in permanent and temporary positions each year. Our business is constantly innovating, and our IT, human resources, marketing, finance and operational support teams work together to stay ahead of the competition and make our organization a great place to work.

If you’d like to find out more, check out our video about what it’s like to work at Robert Half’s “mission control.”

Do you have the skills we’re looking for? Are you ready to take the next step in your career? If the answer is yes, we want you to apply:

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