Who We Are & What We Do


Talent First provides integrated people solutions in the workplace, for the employer and the employee. That means as a people business Talent First provides solutions for your Recruitment, EAP and Organisational and Development needs. Our commitment is to our clients and our candidates. We aspire to assist each of our candidates, clients or referrals to realise their potential in business and career.

Through years of experience, we have recognised the value gained by each party through having content employees in the right job. Getting this choice right can transform business, career and life. We are passionate about this and it shows in every placement and project that we take on board.

Further to this, we strive to be recognised as one of the best employers in the HR industry in China. At Talent First, we deploy a partnership model that offers an attractive workplace in every manner, including flexible work hours, annual leave above government standard, remuneration above the industry norm and a fun workplace to boot.

For a more in-depth understanding of our brand promise and our commitment to our clients and clients please explore by following the links presented below.

Brand Promise

We will be your partner in business or career. As such, we will always provide you with transparency in everything we do and with your best interests at as our first consideration.

Talent First are experts in Recruitment, EAP, Organisational and Development disciplines. You will find that our solutions are cultivated to your specific need. Our ideas [are] fresh and we shall always ensure that we are utilising the latest in technology and applying contemporary business philosophies to develop and implement cutting edge solutions across each of the aforementioned disciplines.

Our relationship will be based on the provision of expert consultation, trust, care, success and professionalism. After all, we are a people business.

Review the commitment we make to our clients and candidates or referrals through the exploration of the links below:

  • Our Client Commitment
  • Our Candidate Commitment
  • Talent First Brand Values

Our Client Commitment

At Talent First we take our brand values seriously and incorporate them into all our interactions. As one of our values clients, our team will:

  • Be available to visit you, at your convenience.
  • Work hard and use a multi-faceted sourcing strategy to find the most appropriate talent to successfully fill your positions.
  • Present your brand in the manner which you desire and always seek to raise your brand value and awareness within the talent pool.
  • Designate an experienced account manager to look after you and your business needs. This person will be directly involved in the solution that Talent First is providing to your business.
  • Ensure all candidates will be fully referenced and interviewed prior to submission.
  • Be direct and open in our dealings with all parties. Transparency is one of our core brand values. Your communication with us will be held in the utmost confidence.
  • Assist you on board potential new hires.

Our Candidate & Referral Commitment

We want to attract the best jobseekers to work with us on a permanent, contract [or] interim basis. Likewise, we want to help you find the most suitable opportunities. The type of opportunity that will define your career. As such:

  • We are proactive in finding you the most suitable roles within the organisations that are most relevant to your career aspirations.
  • We update you as soon as such roles arise.
  • You will be treated with integrity, professionalism and respect. Our communication with you will be open and transparent.
  • We will treat your personal details and situation in the utmost confidence and only submit your details to potential employers upon your confirmation to do so.

Our Brand Values


With a team with over twenty years of combined experience in the recruitment, Talent management and development fields Talent First understands your business needs. We fully are knowledgeable about the sectors that we support and we invest in people who can operate at the highest level. We continually learn and we always strive to educate our clients and candidates as well as ourselves. We are world-class and results-driven.


If trust is the basis of all personal relationships, why should business be any different? [A]t Talent First, we rely on building trust with our staff, candidates and of course our clients. We seek transparency in every action that we take and work on instilling this as part of our organisational culture. It is transparency and trust that will help us achieve the desired result in every action that we take on your behalf.


Consistency is how we operate and how we serve. Consistency determines how we interact with clients, candidates and colleagues – and how we operate both locally and internationally. With this consistency comes dependability. Our consistency also promotes teamwork.


We care about the relationships that we develop with those whom we connect with and we care about the importance and the value of the recruitment services that we provide. Our commitment to caring is also prevalent in our honesty and openness, which allows trust and respect to develop.


We are open in how we approach our clients and candidates and in how we challenge ourselves. We offer “straight speak” when dealing with candidates, clients and our own staff. We endeavour to offer solutions that reflect the market and that have been developed with you in an open environment. With such openness in communication we hope to foster an entrepreneurial environment that will provide fresh ideas and innovative solutions in every situation.


We spend close to half of our day at work or thinking about work. Put simply, SHOULDN’T IT BE FUN? Whilst we take your business needs seriously we like to make sure that we enjoy our work.