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.

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Igniting careers

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.

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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. 

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Find your next role

Discover life-changing jobs in engineering, life sciences and technology with game-changing organisations around the world. 

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Seek sought-after specialists

Draw on our global network to recruit the best professionals and find the skills you need tomorrow, today.

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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

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09 June 2022

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

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02 June 2022

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.

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23 May 2022

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

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17 May 2022

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

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10 May 2022

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?

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05 May 2022

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...

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03 May 2022

How is smart data transforming work?

Big data has helped many organisations solve problems, but in the future will smart data drive deeper insights?

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25 November 2021

Building a diverse workforce in the Asia Pacific region

Assisting our financial services client to map the market and source candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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24 September 2021

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.

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24 September 2021

Improving mobility and quality of life through 3D printed prosthetics

Improving mobility and quality of life through 3D printed prosthetics

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24 September 2021

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.

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24 September 2021

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...

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24 September 2021

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

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24 September 2021

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.

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24 September 2021

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.

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24 September 2021

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

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04 June 2021

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

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05 March 2021

Choose to challenge this International Women's Day 2021

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

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Latest news from SThree

20 September 2022

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%.

22 August 2022

SThree appoints new Non-Executive Director

Elaine O’Donnell has been appointed Non-Executive Director of SThree plc.

25 July 2022

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.

04 July 2022

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

20 June 2022

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.

28 April 2022

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.

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 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.

31 January 2022

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.

13 December 2021

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.

13 September 2021

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.

19 July 2021

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.

30 June 2021

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.

14 June 2021

SThree appoints new Chief Financial Officer

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

01 March 2021

SThree UK Umbrella & Accountancy Approved Supplier List 2021/22

Explore our list of companies that can provide Umbrella and accountancy services to contractors.

11 December 2020

SThree recognised for five years of action against climate change

CDP awards B rating for voluntary disclosure programme after carbon emissions reduced by 12%.

02 October 2020

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.

07 August 2020

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.