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3 Largest Recruitment Agencies For Part-Time Jobs In Singapore


Jie Xin Goh


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3 Largest Recruitment Agencies For Part-Time Jobs In Singapore

Unsure whether to find a job through a recruitment agency? With many bad rumours on recruitment companies, it is perfectly normal for job seekers to question the credibility and effectiveness of their services.

Certainly, a small number of employment agencies may not harbour the best interest of their clients job opportunities (eg. quickly match job seekers with employers without ensuring their suitability). However, 99% of the job agencies in Singapore aims to develop into Multinational Corporations (MNC) and earn huge profits in the long run.

As such, will evaluate the pro(s) and con(s) of using recruitment agencies for job search. Let’s find out now!

What is a Recruitment Agency?

What are recruitment agencies?

Recruitment Agencies are external HR services that find suitable candidates for employers.

There is some confusion between Recruitment and Employment Agencies. Here are some points to clarify the difference between the 2:

  • If you get a job from a recruitment agency, you become the employee of the employer
  • If you get a job from an employment agency, you become the employee of the employment agency

Both types of agencies provide Human Resource Solutions to both job seekers and employers. However, their priorities differ.

  • Recruitment Agencies work closely employers (their clients) to find the perfect job seeker for the right job to fill that role
  • Employment Agencies help job seekers (their clients) source their next job that fit their requirements

Regardless of recruitment or employment agencies, both types of HR firms aim to provide employment services to both job seekers and employers.

However, for inexperienced part time job seekers, it is easier to get a job from employment agencies as they specialise in the Singapore gig economy.

With sufficient knowledge on this topic, let us move on to the benefits of using HR solutions services in Singapore.

Also read: Employment Practices Every Employee Should Know

What Are The Benefits Of Finding Jobs Through Recruitment Agencies?

Benefits of jobs through a recruitment agency.

Save Time

Save Time.

Especially for inexperienced job seekers, the job hunt can be rather disappointing when you do not possess the necessary skills for some part time jobs. Employment agencies will serve as the guarantor that promotes you to the employers and will ease the recruitment process.

You just have to ensure the quality of your work performance to secure the job after the contract ends. You will find it a lot easier to get a new job through agencies.

Save Effort

Save Effort.

Using a recruitment agency is quicker than hiring internally and will save your business time and money. Recruiters collect and assess candidates CVs, check references, and filter highly skilled job seekers using the best interview techniques, so businesses don't have to.

Build a relationship with a recruitment agency. Once a recruiter understands a candidates business and goals, they will hire high level talent in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Most, if not, all recruitment agencies will help candidates to craft an ideal resume. You can sit back and relax and the dedicated team will send out your resume to the best companies.

Employ Quickly

Employ Quickly.

Big recruitment agencies have a large client base (employers). Using their connections, they can promote job seekers seeking new opportunities to more companies which greatly improves your chances of employment.

Also read: 7 Essential Tips For The Jobseekers To Get Hired Within 24 Hours

What Are The Disadvantages Of Finding Jobs Through Recruitment Agencies?

the disadvantage of finding jobs through recruitment agencies.

Average/Slightly-lower-than-average Salary

Lower pay.

Since the recruitment agency gets you the job, the business need to be repaid back financially. As such, most agency services will take a portion of your monthly salary as their commission. Some agency services will receive a lump sum from the employer. Although you may receive slightly lower pay from the employer, the overall benefits still outweigh the disadvantage as you get hired quickly and easily.

Job Stability

job stability.

Since most agency jobs are on a contract basis, it is not unconfirmed whether you will be working for long or have a long term career in that organisation. Don’t be too pessimistic because most industries, employers will tend to keep experienced workers so they do not waste time retraining employees.

What Are The Names Of The Biggest Job Agencies In Singapore?

Finding a job through a reliable agency is the key to job stability. Big job agencies normally have many MNC(s) and reputable SME(s) on their platform. These employers, being of a certain size, can provide you with better pay and work condition. Here are the 3 largest recruitment agencies in Singapore to look out for:

1) Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd

Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd.


Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd is one of the largest local recruitment agencies in Singapore. The company has 5,100 branches worldwide. Not to mention, they have helped more than 1,400 job seekers each year. Check them out on to get hired quickly!

2) Recruit Express Pte Ltd

Recruit Express.


Recruit Express Pte Ltd has grown to become the leading recruitment consultancy firm with 14 offices in Singapore. The company even managed to get listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in 2017. With over 100 recruiters in their main office, they are one of the best recruiting agencies you should consult to get hired quickly within a broad range of industries.



Information: has over 900 professional consultants across 13 Asian cities - Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Taipei, Tokyo and Seoul.

They specialise in 7 different services – permanent placement, executive search, temporary/contract staffing, international placement, foreign manpower source, internship programme, and payroll outsourcing.

The company is one of the top listed company on the Singapore Stock Exchange - HRnetGroup was listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange. Not to mention, they have a large number of part time jobs on their website. Do contact for RecruitFirst on if you are interested in part time jobs.

Where To Find Jobs?

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This article provides 15 of the best recruitment agencies in Singapore. Most recruitment agencies focus on recruitment and recruitment related roles, however, other recruitment agencies will focus on providing HR services.

There is an opportunity for growth and advancement and companies may be willing to train new recruitment staff. However, opportunities are primarily only available for those with experience. Keep this in mind when looking for a new job.

At, we have over 10,000 part-time/full-time jobs available for your selection. Not to mention, we have over 6,000 employers urgently looking to hire workers in 24 hours.,

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