This list of Seattle recruiters and employment agencies is provided as a service of VocationVillage.com but does not constitute an endorsement of any of these companies or recruiters. While I provide this information to help you with research, I am unable to suggest specific recruiters for your unique situation.
Please contact me with any suggestion changes or additions.
Accounting, Finance, and Investment Management:
Accountemps (Seattle, Bellevue, Federal Way, Lynnwood) – Accounting and financial staffing.
Accounting Partners (Bellevue) – Accounting and financial staffing.
Accounting Principals (Seattle, Bellevue) – Accounting and finance.
Allen Partners (Seattle) – Specializing in accounting, banking, finance and technology fields.
Gibson & Associates Inc (Seattle) – Specializing in the placement of finance and accounting professionals in the Pacific Northwest.
IMR / Investment Management Recruiters, LLC – Specializing in finding skilled portfolio managers, analysts, financial advisors and marketing professionals across all traditional and alternative asset classes.
Matrix Finance and Accounting (Seattle) – Recruiting services for all levels of professionals in the Accounting and Finance fields.
Robert Half (Seattle, Bellevue) – Financial recruiting.
Robert Half Management Resources (Seattle, Bellevue) – Financial consulting placements.
Rylem (Seattle) – Recruiting consultancy specializing in accounting, finance, and technology.
Seattle Search Group (Seattle) – Accounting, finance, and technology.
Access Staffing Services (Bellevue) – Administrative and human resources staffing.
Ajilon Office (Seattle) – Office staffing and recruiting.
Adams & Associates, Inc. (Seattle, Bellevue, Tukwila) – Permanent placement in office support and accounting; temporary placement in office support, accounting, and light industrial; executive placement.
Human Resources, Inc. (Bellevue) – Staffing for clerical / administrative, hospitality, and light industrial positions.
OfficeTeam (Seattle, Bellevue, Lynnwood, Federal Way) – Administrative staffing.
Randstad (Seattle, Bellevue, Renton) – Specializes in administrative staff and light industrial staffing needs.
Car People (Kirkland) – Automotive industry staffing.
Construction Management Industry:
CMS – Construction Management Services (Bellevue) – Construction management staffing.
Kirkbride Associates (Sammamish) – Executive recruiting specializing in the HVAC and construction industries.
CenterStone Executive Search (Seattle) – Retained executive search firm specializing in the consumer search sector (retail, e-commerce, and food service).
SustainableHire (Bellevue) – Sourcing for sustainability-focused companies.
24 Seven Inc. (Seattle) – Recruiters specializing in fashion, beauty, retail, marketing, advertising and creative industries, action sports, and entertainment.
Aquent Partners (Seattle) – Creative, Web, and technical talent agency.
Boldman Creative Solutions – Specializing in digital art, interactive media, and art direction.
Carlson & Co. (Seattle) – Specializes in recruiting for public relations and marketing.
Coxe Group Inc, The (Seattle) – Management consulting firm that serves the design professions.
Creative Group, The (Seattle) – Project employment for marketing, advertising, public relations, visual, written, and Web communication professionals.
Filter Talent (Seattle, Bellevue) – Design, advertising, and marketing communications staffing.
Haystack Creative (Seattle) – Executive search for design, advertising, creative services, and marketing.
Judith Cushman & Associates (Issaquah) – Staffing firm specializing in public relations, corporate communications, marketing communications, and investor relations positions.
MediaPro (Bothell) – Temporary staffing specializing in instructional design, instructional programming, graphical design, and user interface design services.
Vitamin Talent (Seattle) – Specializing in digital creatives.
Dental Connections (Lakewood) – Staffing for the dental industry.
Business Development Group, Inc. (Bellevue) – Retained executive search for management teams and senior sales positions.
Heidrick & Struggles (Seattle) – Retained executive search.
Herd Freed Hartz (Seattle) – Retained executive search.
Kim Finch Cook Executive Recruiter Inc (Kirkland) – Executive recruiting in Accounting, Finance, Business Development and IT.
Korn/Ferry International (Seattle) – Executive recruiting.
Laurel Group, LLC (Seattle) – Executive search & permanent placement contingent staffing within technology, consumer product/services, and financial services companies.
L.W. Foote Company (Bellevue) – Executive search specializing in positions with salaries of $100K+.
Management Recruiters of Mercer Island (Mercer Island) – Executive search and placement firm specializing in the actuarial, advertising, nutrition, apparel, footwear and connector industries.
Montlake Group (Seattle) – Executive search.
Passage and Associates – (Seattle) – Executive search.
Roth Young Seattle (Bellevue) – Executive search.
Search Group International (Spokane) – Full service staffing with an emphasis on senior management.
Siegel & Associates (Seattle) – Executive search.
Strategic Resources Group Waldron & Company (Seattle) – Retained executive searches for the public sector, nonprofit groups and foundations, and private sector.
Wilson Smith Associates (Mill Creek) – Executive recruiting.
Food / Grocery Industry:
Nelson & Associates (Kirkland) – Recruiting specializing in the food manufacturing industry.
Full Service and/or Cross-Functional:
Aditi Staffing (Seattle) – Contract and full time staffing.
Ajilon Professional (Seattle, Bellevue) – Full service staffing.
Almond & Associates (Bellevue, Federal Way) – Full service staffing.
Barrett Business Services Inc (Kent) – Staffing for critical, hard-to-fill positions in IS/IT, engineering, sales, executive management, finance and administration.
Business Careers (Seattle, Renton, Lynnwood, Bellevue) – General staffing.
Demetrio & Associates(Bellevue) – General staffing and recruiting.
(Portland) – Full service staffing.
Integra Personnel (Shoreline) – Specialists in placing insurance, financial, human resources, and administrative personnel.
Kelly Services (Seattle, Bellevue) – Full service staffing.
Kforce.com (Bellevue) – Full service staffing and recruiting.
Management Recruiters of Seattle (Seattle) – Full service recruiting and staffing.
Manpower (Seattle, Bellevue, Federal Way, Kirkland) – Full service staffing.
Northwest Staffing Resources – NSR (Seattle) – Full service staffing.
Parker Services (Seattle, Bellevue) – Full range of business-to-business staffing and human resources solutions.
Seattle Search Group (Seattle) – Accounting, finance, and technology, on a direct hire, contract to hire, and temporary basis.
Snelling Personnel Services (Renton) – Full service temporary and permanent contingency staffing.
Superior Group, The (Seattle) – Full service staffing.
TERRA Staffing Group (Seattle, Everett) – Temporary and direct hire staffing.
Trillium (Auburn, Vancouver, Silverdale) – Specializing in recruiting, training and retaining employees with disabilities.
University of Washington Temporary Employment (Seattle) – Short term employment at the University of Washington.
Washington Firm Ltd. (Seattle) – Executive, human resource, and technical staffing.
Westaff (Seattle, Bellevue) – Staffing in administrative, clerical, financial, and light industrial positions.
Healthcare / Medical:
Lakewood Group, The (Lakewood) – Placement of professionals in the medical, medical-surgical, medical devices, diagnostics and health care distribution industries.
McDonald Employment Services, Inc. (Seattle) – Staffing specializing in providing health care, child care and household support services in local area homes.
Thompson and Associates (Mercer Island) – Christian staffing firm specializing in healthcare, from nursing & therapists to interpreters & information technology.
Q Hospitality Management (Kirkland) – Recruiting and consulting for the hospitality industry.
Human Resources Management:
Another Source (Seattle) – Entry level to mid level staffing in a wide variety of career areas; executive staffing in human resources and accounting.
Big Wave Recruiting (Bainbridge Island) – Placement for professionals both on an interim and full time basis in all areas of human resources, communications and marketing.
Cobos Group (Seattle) – Specialists in placing human resources professionals in both temporary and full-time positions.
Personnel Management Systems, Inc. (Bellevue, Everett) – Outsourced human resources management.
Kamisar Legal Search, Inc. (Seattle) – Search firm for the legal profession.
Langley Recruiting (Seattle) – Staffing for legal professionals.
Law Dawgs (Seattle) – Full service legal staffing specialists.
Linkletter Walsh LLC (Seattle) – Legal recruiting.
Major, Lindsey & Africa (Seattle) – Global legal recruiting firm.
Northwest Legal Search, Inc. (Portland but some jobs in Seattle) – Search firm for legal professionals.
Pursuant Legal Consultants, LLC (Seattle) – Retainer based national legal recruiting firm specializing in professional personnel matters.
Robert Half Legal (Seattle) – Legal staffing.
Natural Products Industry:
Berg Recruiting Naturally Inc (Bellevue) – Full service executive recruiting, specific to the natural products industry.
Program, Project, and Product Management:
Core Recruiting (Mercer Island) – Program, project, and product management recruiting.
MySource Consulting (Edmonds) – Specializing in project management staffing in the healthcare, telecom, financial and technology sectors.
Lakeside Personnel (Seattle) – Full service employment agency specializing in the placement and recruitment of retail management professionals.
Sales Force LLC (Tacoma) – Specializing in placing sales professionals such as Account Managers, Account Representatives, Account Executives, and Sales Executives.
Sales Talent (Kirkland) – Places business-to-business sales professionals.
Seattle Corporate Search (Seattle) – Specializes in placing Sales Reps, Account Executives, Account Managers, and professionals in Customer Service/Support.
West Coast Careers (Lynnwood) – Full service direct staffing and recruiting firm serving the professional sales, accounting/financial, and administrative markets.
Senior Care Careers – (Seattle) – Employment firm dedicated to the senior housing and senior care industries.
Adecco – (Renton, Redmond) – Technical staffing via Adecco Technical.
Addioz – (Bellevue) – Technical recruiting, executive search and corporate training solutions.
Allyis (Kirkland) – Technology project management and provision of technology professionals for enterprise clients.
AltaSource Group (Kirkland) – Puget Sound and Nearshore IT staffing.
Ascent Technology Services (Kirkland) – Technical staffing.
Averro (Bellevue) – Technical recruiting.
Bridge Consulting Group (Bellevue) – IT staffing.
Bring IT Inc. (Seattle) – Technology staffing and consulting.
CDI Business Solutions (Kirkland) – Specializes in engineering, IT and professional staffing.
Cintech Corp. (Kirkland) – Information technology staffing.
CSR Tech Services dba TechStaff, Inc. (Seattle) – Technical staffing service that participates in a full spectrum of public and private sector information technology, computer services, engineering, architectural, and environmental projects.
CTS International (Bellevue) – High tech recruiting.
Data Partners (Seattle) – Information technology contract and permanent staffing.
EBS Northwest, Inc. (Seattle, Eastside) – Technical executive search firm specializing in e-learning, Web and software development, IS, and engineering.
Executive Recruiters (Bellevue) – Technology placement in software, mobile, digital media, and internet companies.
Graymatter (Bellevue) – IT staffing and consulting.
Greythorn (Bellevue) – Specializing in 7 verticals: Web App Dev, Mobile Application Development, Information Security, Healthcare IT, Cloud, PM/BA, and Business Intelligence/Database.
Hansell Tierney (Mercer Island) – Contract services and recruiting firm specializing in the technology skills market in the Pacific Northwest.
High Tech Staffing Group (Portland) – High tech staffing and consulting.
Hiresight Technical Recruiting (Seattle) – Technical contracting services and recruiting.
Houser Martin Morris (Bellevue) – Technical, professional, and executive search firm.
Information Technology Network, Inc. (Redmond) – Contract services firm for engineers and software professionals.
Ingman & Ingman (Tenino) – Engineering search & placement.
Inteliant (Seattle) – Consulting, IT staffing, and outsourcing.
Jack Porter Associates (Sammamish) – Specializes in engineering/technical and professional business positions globally from entry level to senior management.
KapAlon Technologies Corp. (Renton) – Staffing for all levels of IT and technology related positions.
Linda Werner & Associates, Inc. (Seattle) – Technical staffing.
MACROSEARCH, Inc.” (Bellevue) – Temporary, contract, and consulting staffing solutions for the high tech industry.
Management Recruiters of Bellevue (Bellevue) – Recruiting and staffing specializing in the telecommunications and data communications industries.
Manpower Professional (Kirkland) – Technical staffing.
Maxonic, Inc (Kirkland) – Staffing in the IT and software engineering fields.
Miller.Miller (Kirkland) – Biotechnology and biomedical industries.
Nytec, Inc. (Redmond) – Engineering and technical professional services and staffing.
Oxford Global Resources, Inc. (Bellevue) – Information technology and engineering contract staffing and services.
Perman Willits & Associates, Inc. (Camas) – Telecom and technology recruiting.
PDS Technical Services (Seattle) – Contract and permanent technical staffing.
Prime Team Partners (Seattle) – Contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services for the technology sector.
Redmond Technology Partners (Bellevue) – Technology staffing solutions for Global 2000 and middle market companies.
Renascent Solutions (Kirkland) – Executive recruitment and professional placement services specializing in the high tech industry.
Rod Asher & Associates (Bellevue) – Engineering and marketing recruiting.
ROI International (Seattle) – Recruiting to fill VP and Officer level positions in telecom and telecom related companies.
Rylem (Seattle) – Temp and permanent placement of professionals in technology and accounting/finance.
Sakson & Taylor OnSite (aka S&T OnSite) (Seattle) – Technical staffing and consulting.
Scout Recruiting (Seattle, Mill Creek) – Executive and technical recruiting.
SolutionsIQ (Bellevue) – Technical staffing.
Sonasearch (Redmond) – Information technology staffing.
Steyer Associates Inc. (Bainbridge Island) – Technical communication.
TCC, Inc. (Seattle) – Technical documentation and instructional design staffing.
Venturi Partners (Kirkland) – IT and financial staffing.
Verticalmove, Inc. (Kirkland) – Contingent and retained search; contract and temp engineering and IT staffing.
Volt Technical Resources (Redmond) – Temporary and direct hire technical staffing.
Williams Recruiting Inc (Seattle) – Experts in placing technical talent in the biopharma and pharmaceutical companies.
Yoh Company (Bellevue) – Specializing in engineering, health care, industrial, IT, scientific and telecom.
VerticalPath Recruiting (Seattle) – Recruiting firm specializing in placing former military professionals.
If you are searching for recruiters for a location other than the Seattle metro area, the best resources I know are:
If you plan to contact an executive recruiter (or better yet, try to be introduced to a recruiter through a trusted colleague), you might enjoy this interview with Dr. Dora Summers-Ewing about how to work with an executive recruiter.
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