Bringing skilled people together to build the future

STEM professionals know their worth in this changing world of work, and employers need to tap into their skills if they are to build the future

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The steep escalation of demand for STEM expertise means that traditional methods of skills acquisition must be rethought. They don’t deliver results when there are evidently too few candidates with the exact qualifications and experience. As a result, across all of STEM’s sectors and sub-sectors, employers have now realised that they need to re-focus their approach to finding talent if they are to successfully recruit into key jobs.

Are you prepared for this new era?

One thing is clear: the future of work is changing, and the opportunities are endless. Sought-after specialists are demanding that their needs are listened to at every step in their career. And dynamic organisations need access to their skills to stay ahead of their competitors.

That’s where specialist recruitment teams come in. 


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By helping sought-after STEM specialists seize their moment SThree is supercharging the potential of people with skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

We are connecting them with dynamic organisations around the world. Sparking new possibilities and unboxing careers. Taking professionals to even greater heights of achievement and fulfilment. Powering innovation and growth in vital industries.


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Our family of specialist recruitment brands in more than 40 offices across 15 countries, from Europe to Japan and the USA, provides a unique combination of worldwide reach and expert local recruitment knowledge across several sectors.

By bringing skilled people together, we are elevating expertise and energising progress for everyone. 

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

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

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How the STEM world works

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How the STEM World Works

The How the STEM World Works research provides insight into the career journeys and big picture dynamics that shape STEM recruitment.

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