There are many benefits to working in Thailand. It has a fairly low cost of living, especially if you’re a foreigner, and a beautiful climate. Its major sectors are manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism. The tech sector has been eagerly looking for workers in recent years, too. If you’re a foreigner, you can work in Thailand with a valid visa and work permit. How do you get a job? Many workers rely on headhunters (who typically pitch opportunities to people not actively seeking a job) or recruitment agencies. Recruitment agencies are a great choice for workers who want to find a job in the most efficient way possible. The best agencies are committed to finding ideal matches between candidates and companies, so everyone is happy. Here are 11 recruitment agencies in Thailand:
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#1. Kensington Associates
#2. Gummy Bear Tech
#3. Boyden Thailand
#4. JAC Recruitment Thailand
#5. Robert Walters
#6. Fischer & Partners
#7. True Blue Recruitment
#8. Peak Recruitment
#10. Tech Combine
Founded in 1996, Kensington Associates has been serving Thailand and South East Asia. It offers executive search and an advertising & database search. Clients are from information technology, SAP recruiting, the chemicals industry, and the automotive industry. Kensington uses the Pure Search methodology, which is targeted, cost-effective, and timely. The process has five steps: define the client objectives and specifications; identify and assess candidates; conduct 1st interviews; conduct finalist interviews; and conclude.
As a job seeker, you can browse for available jobs on the agency’s website or submit your CV. You’ll input information like your current job title, your skill set, your highest qualification, and your current salary package. Kensington also has a “Career Advice” tab with articles on interviews, job hunting, and more.
#2. Gummy Bear Tech
Gummy Bear is a tech/IT recruiter. It specializes in finding candidates for jobs in web development and information technology. The organization works closely with clients, candidates, and tech community groups in Bangkok. Staying updated on the latest technology systems and available skill levels helps Gummy Bear provide the best recommendations on career options and in-demand skills. The agency connects candidates to jobs like CTO/Engineering director, data scientist, cloud engineer, RPA developer, and more.
Gummy Bear works with candidates in the greater Bangkok area and those working remotely across Thailand. You can search for job vacancies on the website, submit your resume to Gummy Bear, or contact a team member. Every job application is individually processed. When a relevant vacancy comes up, Gummy Bear will contact you and confirm it’s a good match before submitting your resume to a client.
#3. Boyden Thailand
Boyden Thailand recruits for management and senior-level roles in multinational, Japanese, and Thai organizations. Industry specialties include automotive, consumer and retail, healthcare and life sciences, technology, and mining and primary materials. Boyden has three main services: executive search, interim management, and leadership consulting. Boyden Thailand also offers the Japan Desk service, which provides senior-level executive search services to local and overseas branches of Japanese-affiliated enterprises.
Interested job seekers can submit their CVs to Boyland’s global leadership database. You’ll need to submit information like your industry, most recent employment, the opportunity type you’re looking for (interim, permanent, or either), and which Boyland office you want your CV shared with.
Founded in London in 1975, JAC Recruitment now works in 12 countries, including Thailand since 2004. The organization specializes in connecting professionals with major multinational companies and 360º consulting for companies and job seekers. Specializations include automative, biotechnology, architecture and planning, chemicals, education and training, hospitality and tourism, and much more.
To connect with JAC as a job seeker, you should first register online, contact JAC directly, or apply for a position you find on the website. Once your registration is done, a JAC consultant will reach out to you with any suitable positions. Next, a consultant will interview you about your skills, experience, and career goals. If you’re recommended for a position with a client, JAC will arrange an interview time and date. JAC will also be the one to help with negotiations if the client offers you the position. After you start your new job, JAC will follow up to make sure you’re happy with everything.
#5. Robert Walters
Robert Walters began in 1985 in central London. The agency has since expanded into a global organization. It has three brands in its Group, including Robert Walters, which is the core brand and specialist professional recruitment consultancy. Clients include huge corporations and start-ups. Robert Walters recruits for permanent, interim, and contract positions. Its Thailand branch, which was established in 2008, specializes in areas like accounting and finance, general management, human resources, legal, information technology, and engineering and manufacturing.
Job seekers can browse vacancies using filtering keywords, location, industry, salary, contract type, and specialization. The website has a dedicated page for Jobs in Bangkok, as well. To save multiple CVS, easily apply for jobs, and create job alerts, register an account on Robert Walters.
Fischer & Partners is a recruitment agency, executive search, and outsourcing company in Indonesia and Thailand. Its services include executive search/headhunting, permanent recruitment, technical recruitment, and staff outsourcing. With more than 1,000 clients and 900k+ candidates, it’s a top agency. It has clients in industries like accounting and finance, engineering, information technology, supply chain and logistics, and sales and marketing.
Fischer & Partners has services for job seekers. For a fee, they’ll provide a CV Writing Service, which ensures your CV is the best it can be. The job-matching service, which matches your qualifications and experience to clients’ open vacancies, is free. If we find a match, we’ll contact you before submitting your CV. If the client is interested, we’ll arrange an interview. To get started, you can browse the job board or register your resume in the Fischer & Partners database.
This technology recruitment agency offers executive search and permanent recruitment services. Specializations include IT sales, product management, UX/UI, software development, infrastructure, and AI. True Blue is partnered with Recruitment Enterpreneur. When organizations work with True Blue, they’ll get a bespoke service customized to their hiring needs. The agency has worked with organizations as diverse as multinational companies to tech start-ups.
For job seekers, True Blue provides insights into potential organizations, market trends, in-demand skills, and more. If you receive a job offer with a client, True Blue can handle negotiations on your behalf. The organization works primarily in Thailand but can offer international opportunities. To get started, browse available jobs on the True Blue website or submit your CV to join the database.
#8. Peak Recruitment
Peak Recruitment, which works solely with the food and agriculture industries, was established in 2015 in the UK and Thailand. It works mostly in the Europe and Asia-Pacific regions but can search into Oceania, Africa, the Americas, and the Middle East. The agency works in crop agribusiness, food and beverage, and animal agriculture. It fills jobs in commercial, technical, and supply chain sectors and offers executive search and contingency recruitment strategies.
Job seekers can browse available jobs on the “Vacancies” tab. For jobs in Thailand, simply filter that keyword and choose the business sector and function you’d like. Available jobs could include site manager, research and development technologist, and sales manager. You can create an account on the website.
RECRUITdee is a Bangkok-based recruitment agency specializing in the IT and technology sector. Clients include start-ups, small local businesses, and global companies. Services include permanent recruitment, contract recruitment, recruitment consulting, and retained search. The agency uses a five-step process: assessing your needs, finding the right candidates, updating the client, listening to feedback, and managing the offer. RECRUITdee also does the reference checks.
What about job seekers? RECRUITdee fills roles like software developer, IT support, finance director, marketing manager, HR manager, and more. Candidates will work with a specialist partner committed to finding the best match. You can search for jobs on their website. Recruiters are also committed to offering expert advice on market trends, salary expectations, and company culture and opportunities in Bangkok and within the Asia Pacific region. Recruiters speak English and Thai.
#10. Tech Combine
Tech Combine is an IT/tech recruitment organization. It does contract staffing for short or long-term assignments and permanent placements. In its 4+ years of business, the agency has placed 150+ candidates a year and has a 98%+ contract renewal rate. With Tech Combine’s help, clients hire candidates for jobs like front-end developer, chief technology officer, quality assurance, and mobile developer.
Job seekers will go through a three-step recruitment process: suitability, skills, and strengths. Suitability covers the basics like job qualifications and salary expectations. Tech Combine will then give candidates a 60-minute software test for basic logic and general programming skills. During the last step – strengths – a recruiter performs a technical screening of the candidate. They’re evaluating a candidate’s communication skills, attitude, and past work experiences.
Airswift, which opened its Bangkok office in 2003, recruits for energy, process, and infrastructure industries in Thailand. That includes chemicals, technology, renewable energy, oil and gas, and power. Services include global employment and mobility services, talent acquisition, managed services and recruitment process outsourcing, and consulting.
Job seekers can see vacancies on the job board and filter by location, function, employment type, and other keywords. The website also offers resources like a Thailand relocation guide, case studies, country hiring guides, and more.