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Robert Half Reviews

Updated December 14, 2018
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Robert Half Chairman and CEO Harold M. Messmer Jr.
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Pros
  • "You are not allowed to have overtime because you are too expensive which is awesome for work life balance or having a side job" (in 89 reviews)

  • "This is a really great company to do contract work for" (in 109 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours so not the best work-life balance" (in 198 reviews)

  • "long hours but that equals more pay" (in 171 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing Boss"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Probably the best supervisor I've ever had. Good work environment

    Cons

    Room for growth is determined by the specific program you are in


  2. "?/"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time

    Pros

    puts you in the best spot possible

    Cons

    should listen to client's opinions and thoughts

  3. "Perfect for me - not for others"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love a fast paced work environment. Currently, my manager is the best. Doesn't micromanage AT ALL. I'm sure that's not the case with every office.

    I also love sales because you are your own entrepreneur and you are responsible for building your book of business.

    Cons

    Pretty competitive (good thing) and can be frustrating for the first few months getting started.


  4. "Accounting - Salaried Professional Service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn different areas in accounting along with increasing my knowledge in working with different types of industries.

    Cons

    Constant readjustment to new locations which is part of the job.

    Advice to Management

    Field managers keep doing a great job.


  5. "Branch Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Robert Half full-time

    Pros

    excellent place to work. Great place to start enterprise sales career.

    Cons

    difficult metrics, minimum base salary, and too much turnover.

    Advice to Management

    stick to the program, but be more loyal to consistent producers. keep them engaged and make them feel valuable.


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    "Double Duty"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Robert Half full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They are the middleman between you and the employer.

    Cons

    You are valuable because you make their money, but their loyalty is with the employer.


  7. "Construction Company Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Dania Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Dania Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Robert Half full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    All Positive not even one negative can I add to this mix.

    Cons

    Zero Negativity, Good Fit, Hands on at all times.

    Advice to Management

    I have been with Robert Half for many years and each time landing one job better than the next. The highly trained staff and professionalism of the team I have had the pleasure of working with have way surpassed my expectations. I trust them and recommend each and everyone of them highly. Ronaq Lakdawala is the Team Administrator and they run a very successful office.

  8. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Recruiters and good opportunities

    Cons

    More direct hire positions would be nice, despite it being a temp agency.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "Division Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time

    Pros

    Great comp, unlimited potential, fun culture, good location right by the domain, good management that cares about your growth and gives you resources

    Cons

    like any sales/recruiting job, it's a bit of a grind getting started and developing your book of business, but it's worth it


  10. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Ventura, CA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Ventura, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Robert Half full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and nice working environment

    Cons

    Long hours and tiring after shift over

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees