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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. 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’ 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.

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 that might not be advertised.

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

Robert Half is pleased to offer our candidates a comprehensive online training program. With a library of over 70,000 courses, we offer a wide range of topics including accountancy, finance, auditing, administration, HR, technology and project management. For your convenience, courses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 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’ positions. We place skilled professionals in the accounting and finance, financial services, technology, legal, HR and administration fields. Start your job search 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 sets.

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.

Recruitment scams

Q: How can I tell if a Robert Half job advert or communication is legitimate?

If you are unsure if a Robert Half advertisement or communication is legitimate and/or you have been requested to attend an in person meeting, please contact your local Robert Half branch or email [email protected] who will assist you as far as possible to verify the information you have received.

Robert Half email addresses take the format of [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected] (or country equivalents). If you are contacted by someone whose email address varies from this format, please do not respond.

Robert Half will never ask individuals to pay a fee, transfer cash or provide credit card information.

For more info visit our recruitment scam page

Work eligibility

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

We need either a valid passport or your Emirates ID to process your application.

Still need help?

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