Persons impersonating Robert Walters Staff
Robert Walters would like to alert you to an impersonation scam involving individuals posing as Robert Walters employees. We have received inquiries regarding WhatsApp and Telegram texts with potential job opportunities which were sent by individuals falsely claiming to represent Robert Walters.
Some individuals presented false Robert Walters business cards and used the Robert Walters logo as their profile image on LinkedIn.
Robert Walters takes such incidents seriously. We advise you to be careful about revealing personal and confidential information to unverified parties both on messaging platforms and over the phone. We therefore ask you to exercise the utmost caution and always verify the identity of those you communicate with.
How to Avoid Falling Victim to Impersonation Fraud
To safeguard yourself, please be extra careful when you receive an unsolicited message or all other forms of communication asking you to provide confidential or personal information. Under no circumstances should you give personal information including full name and banking details to third parties via SMS, WhatsApp, Telegram or any other communication platforms unless you have verified the authenticity of such requests. Should you find the caller or texter to be suspicious, please delete and block the individual on the messaging platform.
How to Verify Authenticity of Message
If you have received a suspicious text message or phone call purportedly from Robert Walters Hong Kong, you may call us directly at +852 2103 5300 to verify the authenticity of the consultant. Do not respond to them or click on any hyperlink.
In the case of suspicious phone calls, you should request for the caller’s full name and telephone number.
All our job listings are available on Robert Walters website and LinkedIn. Do verify the job openings mentioned by the sender against those listed on our website if you have any doubts.
Job scams are on the rise and job seekers are advised to be cautious and do their due diligence before responding to unsolicited messages. We continue to maintain the highest level of IT security and wish to emphasize that this hoax is not the result of any compromise to the security of Robert Walters systems.
For inquiries concerning this matter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.