Recruitment careers in Southeast Asia

Recruitment is fast-paced, exciting and incredibly rewarding. It’s also challenging and you must be prepared to push yourself in a sales environment if you want to reap the rewards. A career in recruitment with Robert Walters offers excellent earning potential, the opportunity to work with leading brands and opportunities to work abroad.

What makes a good recruitment consultant?

Tricia Tan, HR Director for Southeast Asia says: “In Southeast Asia, we typically tend to hire industry professionals such as lawyers, accountants, marketers etc. Industry hires comprise a large part of our employee base as industry professionals are able to quickly establish a rapport and connect to senior clients and candidates, having come from a similar background. Generally, we look for people with strong sales skills and a positive, resilient approach, who can work well in a team.”

What can a career at Robert Walters offer me?

Unparalleled earning potential

Working at Robert Walters gives you access to exceptional salary and bonus opportunities, as well as the opportunity to take part in incentive trips to luxurious locations for top performers.

Our unique approach

We’re also unique in that we have a non-commission, team profit-sharing model which rewards team work and ensures our consultants are focused on achieving the best fit for candidates and clients.

Exciting clients and best in class training

Our consultants have the opportunity to work on challenging and interesting assignments with some of the most prestigious corporations across all industry sectors. We also offer comprehensive training and ongoing professional development opportunities.

Long-term, international careers

With offices all over the world we actively promote international career opportunities and many of our consultants have relocated abroad. We are also fully committed to providing long-term careers as evidenced by the fact that over 90% of our senior management team joined Robert Walters as a consultant.

An award-winning brand

Robert Walters has a proven track record of providing the highest quality recruitment services – demonstrated by the multiple awards we’ve won across the globe.

Become tomorrow’s leader

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