We partner with market leading enterprises, high-growth startups and dynamic financial services firms to help them hire the very best executives, functional leaders and emerging talent across the following sectors:

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"Within just six short weeks, Robert Walters managed to close a CEO search for us. They followed up diligently and were a trustworthy intermediary between the candidates and us. I would highly recommend them."   Jay Ong, Head of HR, Paktor Group

"I've worked with Robert Walters on filling a few positions for us and it was a stunning experience. They have the capacity to identify the right profiles to meet and saved a tremendous amount of time. They're both strategic and tactical."
Romain Gaillard, Founder, The Detox Market

"I’ve been recruiting through Robert Walters for 10 years. The quality of candidates is unmatched in my opinion - in terms of capability and cultural fit. My whole team was built by them."        Dave Wein, CFO – Americas, Dentsu Aegis Network

"Great design recruiters understand the range and nuances of different sub-skills (UX, UI, visual, design-thinking, brand, etc.). Robert Walters quickly calibrated the types of designers we needed and found us strong           candidates."       Vickie Chiang, Director of Design, Quizlet

"Robert Walters is quick to calibrate our target profiles, effectively pitching our company and working tirelessly to help secure the best candidates.We really appreciate their help."
Richard Ni, Head of People, Scale AI

"Robert Walters takes a non-traditional approach to recruiting by acting as a continuous resource for startups and larger organizations, as opposed to working on one-off roles."   Masha Sedova, Co-Founder, Elevate Security

"Robert Walters has found us some great people. They're fast, friendly, and very well connected. I've worked with many recruiters over the years, and Robert Walters teams are without a doubt my favorite."
Michael Acton Smith, Co-Founder & CEO, Calm

"The Robert Walters team has placed key people across our business. They quickly calibrate to our expectations for a role and consistently send high quality candidates our way. The team is a real pleasure to work with."
Zach Smith, VP of Product, Chime

"Robert Walters helped us fill a number of key leadership positions at Medium.Their network is deep and broad, and they have a truly collaborative approach. I love the team and recommend them highly."
Andy Doyle, COO, Medium

"Robert Walters is a real pleasure to work with. Not only are they super responsive, professional and pleasant, they're also able to constantly adjust the search based on the changing needs of the business and the role              as well."             Aviad Pinkovezky, CPO, Hippo Insurance

"Robert Walters has provided consistent support in identifying candidates for highly specialized, niche roles on my team. Their level of professionalism and attention to client needs has made recruiting efforts more               efficient."              Matt Viani, Director- Regulatory Policy, HSBC

"Robert Walters is excellent - great kick-off meeting to identify our needs, then very quick to deliver several strong candidates to choose                   from."                 Paul Piccard, CTO & SVP        Engineering, Plixer                  

"Robert Walters’ approach to hiring is different. The search is incredibly tailored and they think outside the box. The end result is an excellent hire for my team and the broader business as a whole."    Anna Spector, MD & CCO, CVC Credit Partners

"Robert Walters helped us fill a number of key leadership positions at Medium.Their network is deep and broad, and they have a truly collaborative approach. I love the team and recommend them highly."
Andy Doyle, COO, Medium



Our San Francisco office specializes in the technology space and helps startups and larger enterprises find the best VP, Senior Director and Director level talent in the market. We have specialist recruitment teams that cover the following functions: Product Management, Go to Market, Sales, Software Engineering, Finance & Operations, Design, and People Operations & Talent.


In New York our specialist recruiters work with buy-side and sell-side financial services firms, tech startups and SMEs to find exceptional talent across the following disciplines: Legal & Compliance, Risk Management, Finance & Operations, Go to Market, Software Engineering, Data Science and Product Management.


In LA we partner with venture-backed technology startups and larger enterprises across three specialist practice areas: Finance/Accounting, Business Operations, and Go to Market. We work directly with executives and founders of prominent venture capital firms and high growth startups to help them find functional leaders at the Sr Manager, Director, VP and C-level.


In Austin we have a specialized team of highly skilled recruiters who focus on partnering with venture capital-backed technology organizations in the startup phase, as well as larger enterprise firms. We have a particular focus within; Technology, Design, Finance & Business Operations, Go to Market and HR at C Suite / Head of / VP / Senior Management level. 


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Expanding into Austin, Texas

Elliot Jackson, Head of Robert Walters Austin, joined Robert Walters as an associate consultant in our Manchester office, kick starting an international career with the Group with a move to Singapore before moving to the US to launch our Austin office.

Negotiating Equity Guide

With today’s startups competing to attract and retain the best talent, understanding the ins and outs of equity has never been more important. With a functional equity distribution plan, all parties involved will feel valued and committed to ensuring the company succeeds. In this guide, we discuss the key elements of the equity negotiation process for founders and the talent looking to join them

Quiet Quitting: what’s causing employees to ‘act their wage’?

Over the last few months, US businesses have become increasingly affected by the new phenomenon, ‘quiet quitting’. Currently the hottest labour narrative, ‘quiet quitting,’ is an act of work-to-rule, with young professionals performing the basics of their job role, ensuring that they bring no further initiative or betterment to the position. In the US especially, employers have found that 52% of young professionals have a taken to vow to ‘act their wage’ and simply do the bare minimum instead of going the extra mile.


Robert Walters San Francisco

575 Market Street, Suite 2950
San Francisco, CA 94105

t: +1 415 549 2000
e: sanfrancisco@robertwalters.com

Robert Walters Los Angeles

520 Broadway, 2nd floor, Office 2041
Santa Monica, CA 90401

t: +1 213 233 0218
e: losangeles@robertwalters.com

Robert Walters New York

7 Times Square Tower, Suite 4301,
New York, 10036    

t: +1 212 704 9900
e: newyork@robertwalters.com


Robert Walters Austin

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor,
Austin, TX 78701

t: +1 512 610 6255
e: austin@robertwalters.com