Supercharge your potential
Your skills are hard to find. Great opportunities shouldn’t be. We use our expert knowledge and global network to help you get the work you want – contract or permanent – it’s up to you.
We’ll challenge you with unexpected roles that match your goals and push your boundaries. And connect you with a community of other specialists to spark new possibilities.
Demand for STEM talent has never been greater as companies strive to keep ahead of rapid scientific and technical changes. We can connect you with dynamic organisations that need your skills through our specialist recruitment brands in the UK, including our four largest: Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Real Staffing and Huxley.
Build your career
Using our global networks and sophisticated recruitment processes, you can build a career with organisations who value and nurture your skills. Whether you are an innovative technologist, an accomplished engineer or an expert data scientist, the opportunities are endless. The expertise of our recruitment consultants will enable you to make a growing contribution to building a better world.
“The dedication and commitment of my consultant set her apart from others in the industry. She was an amazing professional that didn't only seek to find me a new job, but instead helped me find the right one. I am always pleased to recommend people to her care.” Candidate, SThree
Find roles across key sectors
Within the STEM industries we source both permanent and contract roles in sectors such as information and communications technology, banking and finance, life sciences, engineering and energy. By combining the skills of our expert recruitment consultants with innovative digital marketing and targeting techniques, we can identify a high number of opportunities for you.
Access to global jobs
Benefit from our advanced recruitment processes that include a single unified database of clients and candidates that is used by our global house of specialist STEM recruitment brands. This means that however you engage with us you will always have the broadest possible choice of roles. We also provide career development opportunities, such as industry conferences and networking events.
Global house of specialist recruitment brands
Our global house of specialist recruitment brands gives a unique combination of specialist recruitment knowledge and worldwide reach. Each brand brings expertise in specific sought-after skills within engineering, life sciences, technology or mathematics. We understand them and know how to achieve the goals of STEM professionals and the organisations that need them across many sectors – for both permanent and contract work.
Global brands in the UK
Computer Futures is one of the most highly regarded IT recruitment providers in the world, matching highly-skilled developers and software engineers with innovative companies leading the technology race.
Progressive Recruitment is immersed in the world of start-ups and blue-chip multinationals, providing sought-after specialists in engineering, life sciences, IT, global energy, construction and supply chains.
Real Staffing is a global leader in recruitment for the pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology sectors, with specialist services within IT and the public sector.
Huxley recognises the motivations of skilled professionals seeking contract and permanent recruitment services for banking and finance, engineering, IT and supply chain industries.
Read our latest insights
How the STEM world works 2022
How the STEM world works 2022
The rise of the contractor
With unemployment at a low and many companies open to new and unconventional working practices, contracting, and how it’s delivered, is o...
STEM professionals want planned-in career development
STEM professionals don’t just want a job they expect employers to offer them opportunities that help develop their careers
A brighter future beckons for women in STEM
How do we keep the momentum going to support more women in their pursuit of a career in STEM?
Money is talking
Salary and benefits are the top consideration for candidates when looking for a job and they can afford to play hardball
Now it’s time for employers in STEM to be flexible
To attract the best, most diverse talent, employers must embrace a flexible approach
Career aspirations of STEM professionals are changing
STEM professionals' career aspirations are changing. We unearth these changing expectations and motivations in our research.
Salary and benefits are still the top priority for STEM candidates
Companies who delay in recognising market value of sought-after specialists risk losing them to a better considered offer.
Flexible working options are no longer regarded as an added benefit
Flexible working options are no longer being regarded as an added benefit – they are now expected to be a standard given of employment.
Women are a powerful source of new talent
Women are a powerful source of new talent to help address the STEM gender gap and shortages of STEM skills. But there is still work to do.
Employers need to recognise the value of career development
Employers need to recognise the value of having clear career pathways to attract and retain sought-after specialists.
Extending the recruitment search creates new opportunities
By extending their recruitment search to other sectors, STEM organisations can increase their chances of finding the most-suitable candid...
Contract workers are in greater demand
Contract workers are in greater demand causing agile, change-aware STEM organisations to rethink the ways they access talent and capability.
Making a difference is becoming an important factor when searching for a new job
STEM employers can enhance their attractiveness to top candidates by ensuring that they have a positive impact on society and the environ...
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 ...
Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM
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