Contact Us

Truly global and proudly local, we've been serving Australia for over 25 years with offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.

Get in touch

Our industry specialists will listen to your aspirations and share your story with Australia’s most prestigious organisations. Together, let’s write the next chapter of your career.

See all jobs

Exclusive recruitment partners

Explore the opportunities from a range of organisations that exclusively partner with Robert Walters for their hiring needs.

Learn more

Australia's leading employers trust us to deliver fast, efficient hiring solutions that are tailored to their exact requirements. Browse our range of bespoke services and resources.

Read more

Capability Statement

We offer a range of services that we have perfected over time, yet we embrace all challenges without exception. Share your talent challenges with us and together we will find the solution.

Learn more
About Robert Walters Australia

G'day! For us, recruitment is more than just a job. We understand that behind every opportunity is the chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Learn more

Work for us

Our people are the difference. Hear stories from our people to learn more about a career at Robert Walters Australia

Learn more
Contact Us

Truly global and proudly local, we've been serving Australia for over 25 years with offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.

Get in touch

Here’s why you should consider applying for a temp role

Temporary assignments are on the rise. Why? These roles are often well paid - especially for temporary jobs with in-demand administrative or tech skills. If you’ve ever wondered about the benefits of temping then read on. 

Find work quickly when needed. Looking to secure a job sooner rather than later? Taking on a temporary role can often be a much shorter process, may help you close gaps on your resume or enable you to get your foot in the door if you’re trying to get into a particular firm or industry. 

Financial gain. There's no shortage of companies who are in need of either short-term or temporary employees ensuring you can make some quick gains financially by securing new assignments easily. 

Work according to your own schedule. When talking to professionals who have been temping for a while, many love the freedom and flexibility to plan for holidays or personal projects in between jobs. But make sure you work hard and deliver great outcomes for the company you are temping with as it is important to leave a good impression at the end of your assignment. 

Gain new skills across different industries. Always think strategically about your career. Although the short-term benefit of temping may be the hourly rate, ensure you pick assignments that enable you to gain knowledge, strengthen your skills and gain practical insight into an industry. Go the extra mile and use any opportunity to learn new technologies, systems, applications or programs. 

Step out of your comfort zone and build relationships. Temping is a good way to learn from others by sharing ideas, building new relationships and practising skills you may have forgotten or never used before. Be approachable and reach out to peers around you to build rapport and establish mutual trust.

Work on your network. Temporary roles give you the opportunity to expand your professional network while adding potential new referees to your resume. Temping exposes you to a wider number of employers and colleagues that may be able to introduce you to other great contacts and opportunities. 

With the number of temp job openings rising, we have reached parity between temporary and permanent business support roles we place professionals in.

Temping gives you a chance to keep your skills fresh, gain experience working in varied sectors while staying open to opportunities. You’ll be required to constantly adapt to new surroundings and people which may help boost your confidence. You will learn to think on your feet and be a team player with the ability to adapt to different personality types.

Share this article

Useful links

Sign up for job alerts
Salary Survey
Career Advice
Get in touch

Find out more by contacting one of our specialist recruitment consultants

Related content

View all

Five steps to find the right job

You've decided it's time to move on, so what’s next? We've put together five steps that will help light your path on how to determine what you want from your next role. Self evaluation Critical yet often overlooked, self-evaluating is an essential step before starting any progress towards making you

Read More

Four tips to reinvent your career

Reinventing your career can lead to true enrichment and self-actualisation. This is by no means an easy path, you have to work hard and accept all of the challenges along the way. In order to reinvent yourself, and open up a new path in your life or career, follow these key tips: 1. Embrace the stru

Read More

Top tips to make you stand out in the tech sector

No one can refute the importance of performing well at an interview. However, in a competitive technology job market you'll need to really stand out from the crowd to get the best job. Here are our top tips for standing out as a candidate in the tech sector. 1. Attention to detail It may sound obvio

Read More

I'm Robert Walters Are you?

Come join our global team of creative thinkers, problem solvers and game changers. We offer accelerated career progression, a dynamic culture and expert training.