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Working with SThree

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 organisations 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. Organisations 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.

Passionate teams
Confidence for contractors
Investing in technology

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 organisations 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 organisations 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 on-boarding process, specialist payroll and legal services, including taxation, insurance, relocation and right-to-work schemes across our global 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 organisations that can nurture their talent. And you’ll enjoy a modern, vibrant working environment where flexible working is embraced. 

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Building a diverse workforce in the Asia Pacific region

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Alleviating single-use plastic in the fast food sector

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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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Latest news from SThree

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.

05 May 2022

Financial Times names SThree on list of Europe’s Climate Leaders for second year

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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.

21 April 2022

SThree partners with Earthly to support the natural revolution

SThree has teamed up with Earthly to continue its commitment to carbon removals and being a climate-conscious business.

21 March 2022

SThree delivers very strong first quarter results with growth across all geographies and sectors

SThree has posted a very strong set of results for the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, with Group net fees up 29% year-on-year (YoY).

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 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.

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.

28 January 2022

SThree 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

SThree named ‘Top Employer’ in Germany for a ninth consecutive year

Top Employer Institute recognises our approach to creating a positive culture and supporting colleagues.

21 September 2021

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

SThree is delighted to be included on the shortlist for the Company of the Year award at the 2021 European Diversity Awards.

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.

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.

01 March 2021

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