Elevate expertise. Energise progress.
SThree is the global STEM-specialist talent partner that connects sought-after specialists in life sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics with dynamic organisations across the world. We are the number one destination for talent in the best STEM markets: these are today’s unsung heroes who positively shape the future. Now we’re helping them shape their own futures.
Operating through a global house of specialist recruitment brands our consultants understand your needs, matching sought-after skills with dynamic organisations, game-changers with change-makers. Supercharging the careers of highly skilled people is at the core of our mission, helping them do the work they aspire to do - contract or permanent.
Building the future
By challenging experts with unexpected roles that match their goals, we push boundaries and spark possibilities. As the global STEM-specialist talent partner we use our network of experts to help organisations innovate and grow while adapting to new ways of working.
Find your next role
Discover life-changing jobs in engineering, life sciences and technology with game-changing organisations around the world.
Seek sought-after specialists
Draw on our global network to recruit the best professionals and find the skills you need tomorrow, today.
Join our global team
Impact people’s lives by finding them rewarding roles, guiding them to explore new opportunities and changing lives for the better.
Awards and accolades
Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021, Support Services Sector Winner
Top Employer, Mittelstand Deutschland 2022
Best Place to Work, Japan, Great Place to Work Institute
Company of the Year, European Diversity Awards 2021
Candidate Experience Award, Tiara Recruitment Awards 2021
Sustainable Recruitment Agency of the Year, Recruiter Awards 2020
FTSE4Good, Member since 2020
Think, Act, Report, Gender Equality at Work
Read our latest insights
Empowering our colleagues to help our planet
Our Dutch teams took advantage of our paid volunteering leave to do their bit to help the environment. Find out what they got up to
Environmental engineers needed to clinch net-zero’s net gains
Environmental engineers are crucial to the sustainable transformation that's required to meet net zero targets.
Following the science: have Covid vaccines boosted public confidence in STEM?
How has the rollout of Covid vaccines changed public perceptions of the work that scientists do? Find out more
Mobile is still first, but the skills you need are changing
The app development industry is booming, but the skills you need as a business are changing. Find out what they are
The emerging importance of continuous intelligence
Continuous intelligence software is set to double in 2022, so what is it and why is it important for businesses?
What will the future of work look like for STEM professionals?
The pandemic has affected the way many in STEM fields work but not everyone has been impacted equally, so what will the future of work lo...
How is smart data transforming work?
Big data has helped many organisations solve problems, but in the future will smart data drive deeper insights?
Building a diverse workforce in the Asia Pacific region
Assisting our financial services client to map the market and source candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Providing access to medical testing through mobile and logistics technology
This health tech start-up uses mobile and logistics technology to provide access to medical testing, including COVID-19 in rural Nigeria.
Improving mobility and quality of life through 3D printed prosthetics
Improving mobility and quality of life through 3D printed prosthetics
Digitising water utility operations to reduce water shortages in Africa
How the WayPoints team developed software that brings water utility operations in Africa into the 21st century.
Tackling bacterial diseases in agriculture and beyond
The Uniphage team are hoping their innovative STEM business concept will create platform technology to cure bacterial diseases in agricul...
Alleviating single-use plastic in the fast food sector
A team of students from India developed sustainable food packaging to reduce the amount of plastic packaging being produced
What if you could turn single-use face masks into clean energy?
Living Energy are hoping their innovative STEM business concept will turn our global single-use plastic problem into a clean energy source.
Transforming the construction market with a low-carbon alternative
A team of young entrepreneurs from India have developed a low-carbon alternative that could transform the global construction market.
Who knew cows loved the salty taste of seaweed?
Based in the UK, a team of students have developed a cow feed that uses seaweed to reduce the amount of methane entering the atmosphere
Now is the time to energise the future of work
We've partnered with Samuel Durand on a new documentary exploring the future of work
Choose to challenge this International Women's Day 2021
IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group, or organisation specific.
Latest news from SThree
SThree’s strong Q3 growth driven by successes across key regions and STEM disciplines
The Group has seen continued YoY growth in our three largest countries with Germany up 13%, USA up 9% and the Netherlands up 36%.
SThree appoints new Non-Executive Director
Elaine O’Donnell has been appointed Non-Executive Director of SThree plc.
SThree reports very strong profit growth with record H1 net fees
SThree, the global STEM-specialist talent partner, reports very strong growth in profit before tax in the first half of our financial year.
SThree publishes a new white paper on ‘How the STEM World Works’
How the STEM World Works’ research examines and reveals the changing expectations of sought-after specialists in STEM
SThree reports strong Q2 trading update with double-digit net fee growth across all geographies
SThree has posted results for the half-year (H1) ended 31 May 2022, with double-digit net fee growth across all geographies and sectors.
Timo Lehne appointed CEO of SThree plc
SThree plc is 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 SThree Americas has been recognised on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 North America list for 2022.
2021 Annual Report: Discover how SThree is delivering STEM talent
Read how SThree is connecting sought-after STEM specialists with pioneering global companies in our 2021 Annual Report and TCFD statement.
SThree 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.
SThree 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.
SThree 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.
SThree 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.
SThree 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.
SThree appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Beach will be instrumental in delivering further growth and ensuring the financial strength of our staffing services.
SThree UK Umbrella & Accountancy Approved Supplier List 2021/22
Explore our list of companies that can provide Umbrella and accountancy services to contractors.
SThree recognised for five years of action against climate change
CDP awards B rating for voluntary disclosure programme after carbon emissions reduced by 12%.
SThree named Recruiter Awards' Sustainable Recruitment Agency of the Year
Sustainability strategy recognised for "Strong, mature considerations of impact and social engagement with demonstrable solutions.
SThree included in FTSE4Good Index for work on ESG practices
Company recognised for more than 1,500 hours of volunteering support during year affected by Covid-19.