Robert Half Interview Questions

Updated Oct 13, 2014
Updated Oct 13, 2014
331 Interview Reviews

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    I Was A Candidate Interview

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    I would say I'm very hirable
    As I have already been on several interviews in the last two weeks with an offer around the corner but that is no thanks to this staffing agency. I completed all their requirements and was never called for any jobs leads or interviews through their agency. It's like they only needed me for my information to add as one of their clients but had no intention on helping me find a job. Poor

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  2.  

    Director of Finance and Accounting Interview

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    The hiring and interview process was pretty much straight forward. The culture is excellent. I talked to a team of 2 managers and filled out a few forms before my interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Recruiter Interview

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    The initial process was very pleasant. They were very professional and they answered all of my questions. The interviewer was very friendly. She asked tough questions buy nothing out of the ordinary.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Entry Level Software Developer Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Robert Half.

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    Initially was contacted by technical recruiter and she took al the details about my experience and what kinda skills I have. Sounded pretty excited learning about me but I dint hear back from them after the initial round.

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    • There were'nt any difficult questions at all. Nothing technical was asked.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Programmer/Analyst Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at Robert Half.

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    Phone interview, and then supposed to have a skills test, but never followed up. The person interviewing obviously wasn't paying attention and repeated the same questions over several times. They would then say, oh I asked that already didn't I.

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    • Wanted all my personal information, referrals, and so on up front! I said no, and didn't hear from them again. I felt like they were just trying to fill a database, not actually interested in me.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
  7.  

    Paralegal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Robert Half in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went for an interview. The process consists on filling forms, and then you get a personal interview that lasts around 20 minutes. This first interview is basically a way of getting to know you better. They offer temporary jobs, as well as full time jobs, but they get a commission of your salary if they find you a job. You have a benefits package which is available after you land your first job.

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    • Are you willing to earn less than what you expect?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Accounting Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at Robert Half in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very specific and detailed with staffing manager, positive experience. Office was clean, professional and polite. Several women in and out throughout the day, speedy interviews and alot of information at once howver knowledgeable and willing to ask questions.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Division Director Interview

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    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Robert Half.

    Interview Details

    Met with at least 6 people - boiler room set-up, they 'sell the dream', corporate professional and high energy atmosphere. Fast interviews and they're looking for professionalism (suited, sharp personal appearance), aggressive/'salesy' and hungry people, with personality and confidence.

    Interview Questions
    • Sometimes they ask a random or completely unrelated/non-relevant question, JUST to see how quickly you respond - testing your ability to think on your feet / decisiveness.....the answer really isn't that important, but make sure you can at least explain it....for example...if you could have one super power, what would it be and why? (they start mentally counting as to how long it takes you to respond and explain why)...   View Answer
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    know the market and your value, would recommend negotiating UP FRONT, because promises of increases later are extremely difficult to make happen....
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Financial Analyst Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at Robert Half.

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    Got a call from one of the recruiters who set up an initial interview. The interview was very generic. Just questions about my background, my academic projects. He explained the role and the benefits and i thought the interview went off well but i never herd back.

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    No Offer
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    Salaried Professional, Consultant Interview

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Robert Half.

    Interview Details

    With Robert Half it is a hit or miss. I have never had a placement with them. I also find that they are astoundingly unprofessional, except for the case of one recruiter in Atlanta office who I rather not name.

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    • One of the recruiters asked how long have I been in the US because I have an accent. That was so inappropriate. Again, I would not recommend RH; they treat job applicants like cattle that are led astray with false hopes.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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