Cobalt to
the core.

We believe that relationships are based on chemistry and trust. To us, the real value of recruitment lies in the ability to attract and retain these relationships, just like the magnetic metal we’re named after.

Real recruitment with a difference. The people we work with are at the forefront of everything we do.

We are proud to work with ambitious, passionate and dedicated people who want to succeed.

A culture of caring.

Across the globe, our core values remain the same. This means that we treat our clients, candidates, colleagues and community the way we want to be treated ourselves.

This culture of caring fosters a passion and commitment which means we take responsibility for delivering results and making a positive difference to the world around us.

We strive for quality
We excel at delivery
We act with integrity
We take responsibility

Making history. 

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  • Two decades of specialist experience

    We’re proud of the longevity of service, global outlook and commitment of our people. What really makes it work is shared vision and values, focused strategy, open-minds and a desire to constantly improve and adapt to enable continued growth.

  • Bonds that stand the test of time

    We value our trusted partnerships and established relationships within the world of international real estate and construction. The connections we make are important to us, which is why our relationships stand the test of time.

  • Recognised partner of choice

    As well as priding ourselves on positive customer reviews, we’re regular finalists of industry awards. In 2017, we won the APSCo International Recruitment Company of the Year. In 2015 and 2016, we ranked in the top 100 of the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies To Work For.

  • Successful global network

    We’re committed to leveraging our strong reputation across the world through our global expansion strategy, and becoming the trusted partner of choice within all of our geographies.

  • Taking responsibility

    ‘Cobalt Cares’ is our global commitment to make a positive difference to the world around us. We are active members of industry bodies, like APSCo, and regularly support charities, like Chen Su Lan Methodist Children's Home among others.

Recruitment can be full of uncertainty. You can rely on us to make your experience much quicker and easier.

Trusted partner of choice.

Relationships built on the foundations of chemistry and trust.

  • ​I have partnered with Wei Yolk for almost 3 years. While I’m rather demanding with the people I partner with, I really enjoy my work relationship with her. Wei Yolk is not the typical cold caller or CV spammer who just wants to hit her numbers. She was patient with us on the requirements a.k.a. wish list on the candidates. She is responsive to our requests and do her best to match LaSalle’s needs and the candidate profiles. Instead of just pushing the candidates’ salary without much thoughts, she has very good in client and candidate management/relationship which distinguishes her from other recruiters I have worked with. Thank you Wei Yolk for all your help.​

    Head of Human Resources - LaSalle
  • ​Marcus from Cobalt Recruitment is the best recruitment consultant I've ever met. He's pro-active, friendly and very professional. During my application up to contract signing, he made sure that everything ran smoothly and I will get what I really deserve from the company. I can also say that he's really concerned about his recruits that he made time to check on me during my first week at work. I highly recommend him.​

    Janette Dusong - Quantity Surveyor
  • ​Marcus and Cobalt Recruitment are invaluable partners in the recruitment process. They are well-connected in the market, provided useful advice and consultation throughout the entire process and even after placement, and looked after my interests along the way. ​

    Director - Investments and Capital
  • ​Cobalt are very proactive and motivated recruitment specialists, with a particular knack for finding the "right fit". Great character and soft skills - highly recommended.​

    A WIlkins - Asset Manager

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