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Find sought-after specialists to meet your needs

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The skills of tomorrow, today

Dynamic organisations need the skills of tomorrow, today. Use our deep knowledge and global network to recruit the best STEM professionals when and where they’re needed. From science and technology to engineering and mathematics, we get to know your needs so you can receive the support to grow.

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Source skilled contractors

Find highly skilled contractors with specialist knowledge gained from key roles in high-impact projects. Dedicated account managers will get to know your needs to source the STEM talent that meets your ambitions and ensures your organisation remains agile.

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Place permanent expertise

Recruit some of the best experts in the world to help you meet and exceed your longer-term objectives. Talent has no borders, so you can draw on our extensive global network to find exactly what you need to reach your potential.

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Our specialisms

Focus on STEM

We’re the global STEM-specialist talent partner, with recruitment experts across the world. By bringing skilled people together, placing them in both contract roles and permanent jobs, we elevate expertise and energise progress for everyone. That’s how we build the future.

Science

By introducing talented candidates to organisations within the scientific sector we help them maintain their research operations into treatments, today and into the future.

During the pandemic we are proud to have supported the people behind the world’s response to the health crisis, building teams through our specialist brand Real Staffing.

Technology

Technology is rapidly evolving. Organisations need the expertise to keep up with the pace of change.

We place professionals with leading tech companies in Hong Kong through our specialist recruitment business Huxley, and globally across Europe and the US with Computer Futures and Global Enterprise Partners.

Engineering

Engineers are in high demand as the world races to meet new challenges providing renewable energy, sustainable infrastructure and cleaner transport.

Use our contacts and networks at Progressive Recruitment to connect with dynamic organisations.

Mathematics

Streamlining, cleansing and effectively managing data especially in an evolving financial industry with consistently new regulations requires specialist skills. 

We connect talented people with dynamic organisations across Hong Kong that are striving to compete in an increasingly data-driven financial world, through our specialist recruitment brand Huxley

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“We really needed a recruitment partner who could assist us with fair hiring practices, and look at candidates from diverse backgrounds to encourage inclusivity in terms of gender, ethnicity and nationality. They were able to help us fill multiple roles with strong diverse talent, and we were really impressed with the exceptional talent you had within your network. The talent you've mapped out was also extremely helpful for us, especially in future talent pipelining.” Client, Financial services

Our global brands in Hong Kong

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Huxley

Huxley is a global leader in contract and permanent recruitment services for banking and finance, and IT industries.

By understanding the movement and motivations of skilled professionals, we develop partnerships with world-renowned companies, matching them with experienced professionals within niche markets and skill sets.

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Real Staffing

Real Staffing is a global leader in recruitment for the Life Sciences. In Hong Kong, it specialises within pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, clinical research organisations, food sciences and healthcare sectors.

By delivering bespoke solutions for companies of all shapes and sizes, we manage change and deliver cost efficiency improvements through technology, information and people for influential partners.

Read our latest insights

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM
08 March 2022

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM

Women in Tech founder discusses how bias against women in STEM fields can be countered by increasing levels of female participation.

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13 January 2022

Placing specialist life science skills with a global leader in Covid-19 vaccine development

Seeking people with extensive experience for roles that were essential for the development and delivery of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Remote Working
04 January 2022

Increasing employee engagement in a remote work environment

How to maintain employee motivation and productivity in a remote environment.

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21 December 2021

Building a diverse and inclusive workforce for the 21st century

How partnering with Schneider Electric, recognised as one of the world's most sustainable companies, helped build a better future.

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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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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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26 October 2021

Being a climate conscious business

How climate change is affecting our business and the STEM markets we operate in with independent sustainability consultancy Avieco.

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22 October 2021

Empowering our colleagues to help the environment

Everyone at SThree gets 40 paid volunteering hours a year. Read about how our teams around the world are helping the environment.

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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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15 September 2021

How expertise in niche fields kept a US wind farm construction project on track

Global renewable energy construction company benefits from key hires with specialist skills in wind turbines.

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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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09 July 2021

Placing a complete team to deliver a multi-departmental CRM system

Following a false start by another provider, a new perspective was needed to recover and deliver a project for a leading UK University.

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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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17 June 2021

Helping end the cycle of talent turnover

Supporting a major financial services client with their recruitment process to realise efficiencies and improve retention.

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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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13 May 2021

Challenging gender bias and inequality to build a more inclusive future

If you can’t get a seat at the table, create your own table. Sunny Ackerman, President of SThree Americas, discusses this years IWD theme.

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About our business

We’re the global STEM-specialist talent partner. Find out more about how we are bringing skilled people together to build the future.

Working with SThree

Discover how we match dynamic organisations seeking to solve the world’s most complex challenges with the scientists, technologists and engineers who can.

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