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Temporary and contract recruitment

Attract top-tier temporary talent for your business with our customised contract recruitment solutions, precisely crafted to match your hiring specifications. Join forces with our premier recruiters, skilled at understanding your vision, to connect with proficient temporary professionals, propelling your business to new heights.

Temporary talent can be your bridge to success.

You can depend on them for short-term or long-term assignments. We nurture our network by providing a unique benefits program featuring array of financial and wellbeing benefits. Flexible. Fast. And ready for action. Our community of contingent workers can jump in whenever you need them, helping you hit project deadlines, meet peaks in demand, and minimise staff costs. What’s more, in Singapore's fast-changing market, our contract personnel have their finger on the pulse of what’s new – providing you with emerging and cutting-edge skills. 

When you need contingent staffing, our agency keeps the process streamlined and simple – taking care of the admin, costs and financial risk so you don’t have to. We’ll customise a payroll solution for your organisation, tailored to size, industry, employment legislation, location and operational complexity.

We’ve developed trusted relationships with our contingent workforce, so you can depend on them for short-term or long-term assignements. We nurture our network by providing a unique benefits program featuring array of financial and wellbeing benefits. 

Trusted by over 11,000+ organisations

Secure top talent for your next hire

Let us connect you with the talent that can take your business forward. 

Why choose Robert Walters to handle your temporary staffing needs?

  • Recieve a tailored service. With over 38 years in operation, we have gained a proven record as a temporary recruitment agency that delievers a professional service that is crafted to meet your business needs. 
  • Partner with industry experts. Many of our contract recruitment consultants come from the industries they serve, meaning they have built hyper-specialist knowledge of the industry you operate in.
  • Acquire data driven insights. Our temporary recruitment strategy is highly targeted, defined by the insights of our market intelligence function.
  • Take advantage of our global reach.  Our International Candidate Management teams have access to the top talent pools from across the globe. 
  • Share our expertise. Giving you access to our specialist knowledge and in-depth experience though a broad range of insights, advice and thought leadership.

Temporary recruitment in Singapore: Our specialist recruitment approach


We connect you with an expert consultant well-versed in your field, dedicated to matching candidates with the precise skills your organization requires. Providing a tailored shortlist for your temporary recruitment needs, boosting your search efficiency.


Our specialist agency conduct thorough research, use multi-channel sourcing, and map the market to create a tailored talent pool for temporary recruitment, offering unparalleled access to both active and passive job seekers, surpassing traditional methods.


In the dynamic landscape of temp recruitment, we offer ongoing support to both you and our candidates throughout the hiring process. From application to post placement check ins, we ensure a seamless transition and perfect fit for temporary roles in your organisation..


 

Our track record

  • 43,000

    Professionals we help start their next chapter

  • 11,000

    Organisations who we help acquire talent

  • 85%

    Of professionals refer us to a friend

  • 90%

    Of organisations recruit more than one role through us

Speak to our expert contract recruiters

Anarane  Thng

Anarane Thng

Sales, Singapore

With a decade of commercial sales and recruitment experience, Anarane currently leads the Commerce Contract division covering all corporate functions.

Glen  Chua

Glen Chua

Banking & financial services, Singapore

Glen has over 9 years of recruitment experience in the Banking and Financial services domain in Singapore, and currently heads the Perm and Contracting divison.

Faiz  Modak

Faiz Modak

Tech & Transformation, Singapore

With over 14 years of tech recruitment experience under his belt, Faiz currently heads the tech recruitment space for perm and contracts roles.

Kirsty Poltock

Kirsty Poltock

Human resources, Singapore

Kirsty brings with her over 19 years of recruitment experience and currently leads the HR & Business Support, Finance & Accounting and Legal division.

Our success stories

Hear inspiring success stories from our clients and candidates as they flourish in their new career journeys. 
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FAQ's

  • Flexibility: Partnering with a contract and temporary staffing agency allows businesses to scale their workforce according to fluctuations in demand, providing a solution particularly suited to seasonal operations or those with unpredictable workloads.
  • Specialised skills: Temp staff placements often bring specific skills or experience, allowing businesses to leverage talent they may not have internally. This can be particularly useful for short-term projects or busy periods.
  • Cost-effectiveness: In comparison to permanent staffing, this strategy frees businesses from the responsibility of supplying full benefits. Addtionally, temporary staff can be compensated solely for the hours they work, mitigating expenses during idle periods.
  • Assessment opportunity: Provides candidates an opportunity to showcase their skills before potentially transitioning into a permanent position.

The average rate for contractors varies widely depending on factors such as industry, location, skill level, and demand.  We conduct market research and consider these variables when determining the appropriate rate for hiring contractors in your specific context. 

To get an in-depth Singapore-specific salary and benefits data for your industry, you can use our Salary Guide which provides insights and hiring trends in the Singapore. Drawing from analysis of over 100,000 permanent, interim, and contract placements. This can help you precisely benchmark salaries, ensuring you can attract and retain top talent effectively.

Our agile process ensures efficient matching with top-tier candidates for temporary or contract roles. With an extensive candidate pool, spanning diverse skill sets, and multiple offices, we ensure widespread coverage. Our experienced temporary recruiters possess deep industry knowledge, adept at tailoring solutions to your hiring needs. Contact our agency today to streamline your recruitment process and access high-quality temporary talent.

Our agency covers temporary and contract recruitment across a diverse range of positions, across the all the following industries:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • HR & Business Support
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Supply Chain, Procurement & Logistics
  • Tech & Transformation

 

With flexibility and adaptability, these solutions cater to various industries and job levels, optimising search visibility and candidate engagement.


 

Salary Survery 2024

If you're growing your team or simply need to retain the talent you have, the Salary Survey guides you with the insights you need to have the right team in place to keep your business moving.