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Working with Robert Half

Q: I’ve never used a recruitment agency. How does it work?

You're more than just a CV or an application. That’s why we work so hard to understand your career goals—so we can help you achieve them by finding you a job that is the right fit for you, whether it’s remote or on-site. We work with top local companies, and we’re always looking for in-demand talent to help staff our clients’ interim, permanent and project positions. We’ll also help you in other ways, such as improving your CV, prepping you for interviews and sharing local hiring trends.

Q: Do I have to pay for this service?

No, we never charge jobseekers for our services. Search our open jobs or upload your CV.

Q: Where are you located?

Operating in 300+ locations around the world, Robert Half can provide you with assistance where and when you need it. Find an office near you.

Q: How do I sign up with Robert Half to help me find a job?

Simply search the open jobs on our website and apply for jobs you feel are a good match for you. We’ll then contact you if your skills and experience meet the requirements of an open position or match what our clients typically look for. If you would like to be notified by email whenever new jobs that match your criteria become available, you can create a job alertYou can also upload your CV and we’ll get in touch if you’re a good match for any open positions.

Q: What kind of training and certification programs do you offer?

Robert Half is pleased to offer all our registered candidates a comprehensive online training program. With a library of over 8,000 courses, we offer a wide range of topics including accountancy, finance, auditing, administration, HR, technology and project management all through Skillport. For your convenience, courses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Find out more

Q: What are the benefits of working with Robert Half?

Contract and consulting professionals who work with Robert Half receive all the benefits that come from joining the leader in the specialised staffing industry — including access to top jobs, industry-leading information, and free online training. We are also introduced a new candidate benefit scheme which gives all of our interim workers on assignment access to a number of benefits including 24-hour GP access, shopping savings, discounted private health cover and many more. Find out more

Finding a job

Q: I’m looking for a job. Can you help?

Yes! We work with top local companies that have openings in your location, and we’re always looking for in-demand candidates to help fill our clients’ temporary, project and permanent positions. We hire for both remote and on-site roles and place skilled professionals in the accounting and finance, risk and compliance, technology, marketing, legal, HR and administration fields. Start your job search now.

Q: Do you hire candidates for remote roles?

Yes, many of our clients are looking for skilled remote candidates to fill their open temporary, project and permanent roles. Find an office near you to speak with one of our recruitment consultants, or start searching for jobs now.

Q: How do I submit my CV?

Send us your CV by selecting your field of interest, fill out the required fields, then upload your CV. Once you’ve submitted your CV, this serves as your confidential profile. You can apply for jobs on our site and subscribe to job alerts to stay updated on new opportunities that meet your preferences.

Q: I’ve submitted my CV. What happens next?

A recruiter will contact you if your skills and experience meet the requirements of an open position or match what our clients typically look for. We receive new job vacancies every day, so continue to check back frequently and apply to those that match your background, credentials and interests.

Q: I was interviewed. Why hasn’t anyone contacted me?

There may be several possible reasons. Perhaps the position you applied for has been filled or your experience does not match the client’s specified needs. We have new job openings every day, and we recommend that you keep your CV updated and continue to apply for opportunities that match your skill set.

Q: Do I have to take a skills assessment?

Robert Half offers an online candidate skills evaluation, Robert Half Skills Assessment, to help determine a candidate's proficiencies and skills related to specific applications and assignment tasks. Your investment in this short assessment provides you with insights about the work culture and environment you perform best in — and allows us to focus on finding the best available opportunity for you.

Q: Why have I not received my skills assessment invitation?

Check your spam or junk email folder. You would have received the email from [email protected]. If you did not receive the skill assessment invitation, please reach out to your local branch.

Q: Who do I contact for technical issues with Robert Half Skills Assessment?

Please try the troubleshooting tips page:

Q: I forgot my user ID and/or password. How do I access online training?

If you forgot your user ID or password, go to the login page click Forgot your user ID? or Forgot your password? and follow the steps. If you still have questions, contact your local branch. 

For all other questions, please reach out to your local branch.

Work eligibility

Q: What documentation do I need to provide when registering with Robert Half UK?

We need either a Birth certificate and proof of NI or an in date passport for British candidates, in date passport and valid visa where applicable for candidates external of the UK.

All right to works will be viewed by the compliance officers to deem right to work as per home office guidelines.

Timesheets and payroll

Q: How do I report my time worked?

Robert Half temporary workers can quickly and efficiently process their pay through our timesheet system. No need for paperwork and postage. To find out more about this service and how it can help you, please contact your local Robert Half office. 

For those who have already registered to use our online timesheets and have been issued with a username and password, please click on the link below to login: 

Access your timesheet

If you have not registered but would like to, please contact your Robert Half consultant.

Q: I never received my login information. Who should I contact?

Please contact your local branch with any issues.

Q: What is the payroll process?

The deadline for submitting timesheets is 2pm every Monday for the previous week worked. These deadlines are sometimes moved due to public holidays. If a deadline is changed, the login page of the timesheet system will have a statement issued with plenty of notice.

Q: Who can I contact with payroll questions?

Please contact your local branch with any issues.

Q: What is DocuSign? Is it secure?

Robert Half uses DocuSign an electronic signature system that allows you to sign many of the required intake documents. DocuSign is a cloud-based service provider that offers a fast, easy and secure way to electronically sign documents. While you are always welcome to sign all documents at our office, the electronic signature process also affords you the time to read through the documents at your leisure.

Still need help?

Providing an excellent customer experience is a top priority for Robert Half. To share any feedback please contact your local office.

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