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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
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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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Read our latest insights

29 September 2022

How the STEM world works 2022

How the STEM world works 2022

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21 July 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...

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13 July 2022

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

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12 July 2022

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?

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08 July 2022

Money is talking

Salary and benefits are the top consideration for candidates when looking for a job and they can afford to play hardball

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07 July 2022

Now it’s time for employers in STEM to be flexible

To attract the best, most diverse talent, employers must embrace a flexible approach

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Career aspirations of STEM professionals are changing

STEM professionals' career aspirations are changing. We unearth these changing expectations and motivations in our research.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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
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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22 February 2022

How can companies provide meaning to their employees

The next Work in Progress documentary explores the topic of purpose in work and how companies can provide meaning to the work they do. 

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11 February 2022

Nine women leading the way in science and technology

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science with pioneers making a difference.

Latest news from SThree

26 September 2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

18 November 2021

SThree awarded Company of the Year at the 2021 European Diversity Awards

EDA awards are firmly established as the continent’s most prestigious and widely respected diversity event.

17 November 2021

Samira Alimohammad named on SIA list of most influential women in staffing

Vice-President and General Counsel of SThree Americas, recognised as one of the most influential women in staffing in North America.

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.

15 September 2021

SThree appoints new Chief Marketing Officer

Carol McNerney’s diversity of experience will help us achieve our stated ambitions as the number one global STEM provider.

13 September 2021

SThree partners with future of work documentary

We are partnering with the creator of the Work in Progress Documentary for a second volume that will delve deeper into the future of work.

06 August 2021

SThree becomes official partner of the Social Shifters Global Innovation Challenge

Exciting kick-starter programme for new STEM enterprises that will solve the biggest challenges facing the world.

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.

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