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Working with Specialist Staffing Group

Discover how we can build a better future together

Finding game-changers for change-makers

We are meeting the demands of the future, matching dynamic organizations seeking to solve the world’s most complex challenges with the scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians who can.

By supercharging the potential of STEM specialists and vital industries for the future, uniting and uplifting skilled people, we empower them to drive innovation and change.

Expertise that is evident in everything we do

Our deep knowledge of STEM markets and global reach mean we’re tuned into the changing needs of both candidates and clients, wherever they are. Organizations trust us to navigate them through the complexities of compliance and regulation. STEM specialists believe in us to guide their next step. Whoever you are, we understand your goals and speak your language. 

Our natural ability to bring people together sets us apart. By nurturing closer relationships with candidates, clients and colleagues, we earn loyalty and inspire collaboration.

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Passionate teams

The specialist knowledge of our passionate teams gives them a unique understanding of how to achieve the goals of STEM professionals and the organizations that need them. By immersing ourselves into your world and understanding your motivation you will receive best-in-class recruitment services.

From industry-leading multi-nationals to dynamic start-ups our rigorous screening process gives organizations confidence that they are securing the best talent to drive their growth.

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Confidence for contractors

At the heart of each of our specialist global brands is a dedicated support team. You will receive access to a comprehensive onboarding process, human resources, legal services, and employer of record services across our operating network.

Our exceptional level of local knowledge ensures you receive the latest industry advice and market expertise that's relevant, agile, and aligned to your needs.

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Investing in technology

Receive an enhanced level of service backed up by our commitment to make your job easier by investing in the latest technology. Let us take the strain through up-to-date infrastructure systems and online timesheets which track activity, so you don’t have to.

We tackle the boring burdens, regulatory responsibility and compliance complexities, freeing up your time so you can focus on your own areas of expertise.

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“It was fantastic, from the first time I engaged with SThree, they were very helpful in conveying to me what the role would entail and I have to say, the role is aligned to what they explained to me.” Kathleen Dunham, Engineering Team Leader, Schneider Electric

How can we help you?

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Seek sought-after specialists

Find the talent you need, wherever you are, whichever sector you operate in. From life sciences and technology to engineering and finance, enjoy exceptional service from our recruitment experts who will give you access to the best talent to keep you at the cutting-edge of your industry.

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Find your next role

Transform your career and find a role where you can make a real contribution to building a better world. Accelerate change by working in some of the world’s most exciting companies that are addressing society’s biggest challenges. Find a career where you can make a real impact. 

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Join our global team

Impact people’s lives and make a difference to the world around you. You’ll play an important part by connecting people who have the skills to build a better world with the organizations that can nurture their talent. And you’ll enjoy a modern, vibrant working environment where flexible working is embraced. 

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11 February 2022

Nine women leading the way in science and technology

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science with pioneers making a difference.

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10 December 2021

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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29 November 2021

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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.

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25 October 2021

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.

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21 October 2021

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.

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06 October 2021

Finding female leaders for a MedTech client

How people with different backgrounds, expertise and viewpoints can help teams make more effective decisions.

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29 September 2021

Supporting a sought after specialist through a mid-career switch

How a candidate returned to the banking sector after the pandemic led to hiring freezes and volatility in the market.

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02 August 2021

Finding local talent for a major US food and beverage manufacture

Solving a problem during the pandemic required a new approach when additional staff were needed during lockdown when demand soared.

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30 July 2021

Helping Arevon Energy reach its growth goals

How building a trusted relationship helped source a varied range of skilled professionals.

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24 June 2021

Building a new flagship store app on a tight timeline

Even when you’re a large global e-commerce retailer, finding experienced mobile developers at short notice presents a challenge.

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13 May 2021

Challenging gender bias and inequality to build a more inclusive future

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30 March 2021

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Learning from experience: hear from six female leaders across various industries about their leadership journey in our roundtable discussion

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05 March 2021

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IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group, or organisation specific.

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26 February 2021

IR35: How to tell if your umbrella company is compliant

Commercial Director Charlie Cox explains how to avoid non-compliant Umbrella Companies – and how to spot a good one.

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22 February 2021

Freelancing during the Covid-19 pandemic

A look at the challenges faced during the pandemic, with tips on how you can enjoy the advantages of self-employment.

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10 November 2020

Geographical borders – a real barrier to STEM, or a mindset problem?

As businesses re-address hiring plans, how can adopting a new mindset unlock a world of opportunity?

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This article looks at why you should care about your mental health, especially during a pandemic this World Mental Health day.

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30 July 2020

Trust evolution: leaders need to re-think how they engage with their teams

Organisations need to pioneer a revolution in people management if they want to supercharge their future performance, says Tom Way.

Latest news from SThree

28 April 2022

Timo Lehne appointed CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Timo Lehne as permanent Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

07 March 2022

Sunny Ackerman is named one of North America's 100 most influential leaders in staffing

President of SThree Americas has been recognised on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 North America list for 2022.

01 March 2022

2021 Annual Report: Discover how SThree plc 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...

31 January 2022

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.

31 January 2022

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.

28 January 2022

Group ranks top in Support Services sector in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021

Study published by Management Today puts SThree first in eight of the 13 key criteria.

24 January 2022

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.

18 November 2021

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.

21 September 2021

Group shortlisted for Company of the Year at the European Diversity Awards

Specialist Staffing Group's UK-listed business SThree recognised for work on diversity initiatives.

15 September 2021

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.

13 September 2021

Group 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.

13 September 2021

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.

06 August 2021

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.

19 July 2021

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.

30 June 2021

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.

14 June 2021

Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Beach will be instrumental in delivering further growth and ensuring the financial strength of our staffing services.

18 May 2021

Financial Times names Group on list of Europe’s Climate Leaders

Recognition acknowledges progress made in reducing our carbon emissions to protect the future of the planet.

31 March 2021

Group partners with Generating Genius to fund five university scholarship students in the UK

Talented students to undertake computer science and engineering courses at universities in London, Manchester and Birmingham.

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We’re the global STEM-specialist talent partner, bringing skilled people together to build the future.

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