Sourcing sought-after skills
Each brand brings expertise in specific sought-after skills within engineering, life sciences, technology and mathematics, for both permanent and contract roles. This specialist knowledge gives us a unique understanding of how to achieve the goals of STEM professionals and the organizations that need them across many sectors.
Our teams are passionate about supercharging potential in their dedicated niche. They’re also connected by our community-spirited culture and shared ways of working. Wherever you are and whatever your aims, we elevate expertise and energize your progress together.
Our Brands in the US
Computer Futures is one of the most dynamic and highly regarded specialist IT recruitment providers in the world, placing specialists in both permanent and contract roles.
For over 30 years we have matched highly-skilled developers and software engineers who are looking to kickstart their careers with innovative companies leading the technology race.
Progressive Recruitment is immersed in the world of start-ups and blue-chip multinationals, providing sought-after specialists in engineering, life sciences, IT, global energy, construction and supply chains.
Our enthusiastic experts across 15 global offices provide a specialist service relevant to your industry needs, covering mid-level jobs to executive and c-suite roles.
Real Staffing is a global leader in recruitment for the pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology sectors, with specialist services within IT and the public sector.
By delivering bespoke solutions for companies of all shapes and sizes, we manage change and deliver cost efficiency improvements through technology, information and people for influential partners.
Huxley is a global leader in contract and permanent recruitment services for banking and finance, engineering, IT and supply chain industries.
By understanding the movement and motivations of skilled professionals, we develop partnerships with world-renowned companies, matching them with experienced professionals within niche markets and skill sets.
At Madison Black our mission is simple. We connect the best creative and digital talent in the United States and the Netherlands with industry disruptors in need of design, digital marketing, communications, advertising, public relations and product management.
Throughout our extensive network of quality candidates our dedicated teams provide personal service, attracting and placing creative and digital savvy talent that our competitors struggle to find.
Read our latest insights
Increasing Latino representation in STEM
Leveling the playing field for underrepresented communities in STEM.
The rise of the contractor
With unemployment at a low and many companies open to new and unconventional working practices, contracting, and how it’s delivered, is o...
STEM professionals want planned-in career development
STEM professionals don’t just want a job they expect employers to offer them opportunities that help develop their careers
A brighter future beckons for women in STEM
How do we keep the momentum going to support more women in their pursuit of a career in STEM?
Money is talking
Salary and benefits are the top consideration for candidates when looking for a job and they can afford to play hardball
Now it’s time for employers in STEM to be flexible
To attract the best, most diverse talent, employers must embrace a flexible approach
Salary and benefits are still the top priority for STEM candidates
Companies who delay in recognizing market value of sought-after specialists risk losing them to a better considered offer.
Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM
Women in Tech founder discusses how bias against women in STEM fields can be countered by increasing levels of female participation.
Nine women leading the way in science and technology
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science with pioneers making a difference.
Placing specialist life science skills with a global leader in Covid-19 vaccine development
Seeking people with extensive experience for roles that were essential for the development and delivery of a Covid-19 vaccine.
Building a diverse and inclusive workforce for the 21st century
How partnering with Schneider Electric, recognized as one of the world's most sustainable companies, helped build a better future.
Finding reliable talent for a utility-scale solar farm construction project
How ENGIE, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, began construction on a 200-megawatt utility-scale solar farm in Anson, Texas
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Whether it’s a 24-month contract, or a 2-day contract, every day we partner exceptional contractors with pioneering companies.
Building a diverse workforce in the Asia Pacific region
Assisting our financial services client to map the market and source candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Being a climate conscious business
How climate change is affecting our business and the STEM markets we operate in with independent sustainability consultancy Avieco.
Encouraging students to save the planet by choosing a career in the green sector
Inspiring young people to turn their passion for the environment into a career.
Empowering our colleagues to help the environment
Everyone at Specialist Staffing Group gets 40 paid volunteering hours a year. Read about how our teams around the world are helping the e...
Finding niche STEM talent teams to help renewable energy clients grow fast
Infinis required niche electrical and engineering skills to help them focus on their expansion into a new solar energy division.
Latest news from Specialist Staffing Group
Specialist Staffing Group's parent company reports strong third-quarter results for 2021
Net fees up 29% y-o-y and full-year profits are expected to be significantly ahead of consensus.
Timo Lehne appointed CEO
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Timo Lehne as permanent Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Sunny Ackerman is named one of North America's 100 most influential leaders in staffing
President of Specialist Staffing Group has been recognised on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 North America list for 2...
2021 Annual Report: Discover how the Group is delivering STEM talent
Read how the Group is connecting sought-after STEM specialists with pioneering global companies in our 2021 Annual Report and TCFD statem...
Group appoints new Chief Technology and Information Officer
Nick Folkes takes on role of Chief Technology and Information Officer, having been in the role as an interim since October 2021.
Group posts record profits with performance up 111% year-on-year
Full-year results for the year ended 30 November 2021 show profit before tax of £60m.
Group ranks top in Support Services sector in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021
Study published by Management Today puts Group first in eight of the 13 key criteria.
Group named ‘Top Employer’ in Germany for a ninth consecutive year
Top Employer Institute recognises our approach to creating a positive culture and supporting colleagues.
Group delivers record full-year net fee performance with strong growth across all major geographies
Increased demand for STEM skills and execution of our strategy sees net fees rise 19% year-on-year, to £355.7m, up 9% versus 2019.
Group awarded Company of the Year at the 2021 European Diversity Awards
EDA awards are firmly established as the continent’s most prestigious and widely respected diversity event.
Samira Alimohammad named on SIA list of most influential women in staffing
Vice-President and General Counsel of Specialist Staffing Group recognised as one of the most influential women in staffing in North Amer...
Group shortlisted for Company of the Year at the European Diversity Awards
Specialist Staffing Group's parent company recognised for work on diversity initiatives.
Group appoints new Chief Marketing Officer
Carol McNerney’s diversity of experience will help us achieve our stated ambitions as the number one global STEM provider.
Group partners with future of work documentary
We are partnering with the creator of the Work in Progress Documentary for a second volume that will delve deeper into the future of work.
Group becomes official partner of the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge
Exciting kick-starter programme for new STEM enterprises that will solve the biggest challenges facing the world.
Group posts strong half-year results with profit growth surpassing pre-pandemic levels
Operating profit up 106% compared to half-year (HY) 2020, while contract and Permanent net fees up 8% and 18% respectively year-on-year.
Group to introduce a hybrid working model when offices re-open
We listened to colleagues across the businesses and have adopted a hybrid policy allowing our people to work at home and in the office.
Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Beach will be instrumental in delivering further growth and ensuring the financial strength of our staffing services.