I publish this list of Seattle recruiters and employment agencies as a convenience to visitors to this site. Inclusion here is not a recommendation. Please do your own research before working with one of these firms.
Whether any particular agency or recruiter is a good fit depends on the positions for which they are sourcing at any particular time and on your background/skills.
Please contact me with any suggested changes or additions to this recruiter list.
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.
Accountingpros Recruiting + Staffing (Seattle) – Accounting recruiting and staffing.
Beacon Hill Staffing (Seattle) – Specializing in accounting, finance, and investment management.
Gibson & Associates Inc (Seattle) – Specializing in the placement of finance and accounting professionals in the Pacific Northwest.
IMR / Investment Management Recruiters, LLC (Seattle) – Specializes in finding skilled portfolio managers, analysts, financial advisors and marketing professionals across all traditional and alternative asset classes.
Matrix Finance and Accounting (Seattle, Bellevue) – Recruiting services for all levels of professionals in the accounting and finance fields.
Northwest Recruiting Partners (Kirkland) – Recruiting services for professionals in the construction, real estate, accounting and business administration fields.
Robert Half (Seattle, Bellevue) – Financial recruiting.
Rylem (Seattle) – Recruiting consultancy specializing in accounting, finance, and technology.
Seattle Financial Staffing (Seattle) – Financial recruiting.
Seattle Search Group (Seattle) – Accounting, finance, and technology.
Ajilon Office (Seattle) – Office staffing and recruiting.
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.
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.
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 Circle (Seattle) – Specializes in advertising, creative, marketing, and interactive staffing.
Creative Group, The (Seattle) – Project employment for marketing, advertising, public relations, visual, written, and web communication professionals.
Haystack Creative (Seattle) – Creative talent staffing for design, interactive, advertising, creative services, and marketing.
Judith Cushman & Associates (Issaquah) – Staffing firm specializing in public relations, corporate communications, marketing communications, and investor relations positions.
Paladin Staffing – (Seattle) – Marketing, communication, and creative staffing.
Vitamin Talent (Seattle) – Specializes in digital creatives.
Dental Connections (Lakewood) – Staffing for the dental industry.
Energy / Power Industries:
David Wood Company (Vancouver, WA) – Recruiting for the power industry.
North American Energy Services – NAES (Issaquah) – General staffing.
Echo Hospitality (Seattle, Portland) – Servers, Bartenders, Event Captains, Set Up Crew, etc.
Landmark Event Staffing Services (Seattle) – Full-service staffing for events.
CenterStone Executive Search (Seattle) – Retained executive search.
CFO Selections (Multiple Pacific Northwest locations) – Executive search specializing in finance and accounting.
H10 Capital (Seattle) – Executive search.
Herd Freed Hartz (Seattle) – Retained executive search.
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.
Passage and Associates – (Seattle) – Executive search.
Peckman Search Partners (Federal Way) – Executive recruiting.
SpexSearch – (Seattle) – Executive search.
Strategic Resources (Seattle) – Retained, modified retainer, and contingency searches.
SQR2 – (Seattle) – Retained executive recruiting.
Waldron (Seattle) – Retained executive search.
Stellar Assistants (Seattle) – Staffing for the executive assistant market.
Domer Recruiting Group (Seattle) – Specializing in the food service management industry.
Full-Service and/or Cross-Functional:
Ajilon Professional (Seattle, Bellevue) – Full-service staffing.
Almond & Associates (Bellevue, Federal Way) – Full-service staffing.
AppleOne (Seattle, Bellevue, Renton) – Temporary and direct hire staffing specializing in accounting, administrative, healthcare and sales labor.
Business Talent Solutions (Seattle) – Specializes in administrative, operational services, and office management.
Connections (Pacific Northwest) – Full-service staffing for accounting, engineering, management, sales, administration, and support opportunities.
Elwood Staffing (Seattle, Everett, Kent) – Full-service staffing.
Emerald City Recruiting – (Seattle) – Full-service recruiting.
Express Employment Professionals (Bellevue) – Full-service staffing.
Fuel Talent (Seattle) – Staffing for administrative, creative, marketing, and technology.
Hansell Tierney (Mercer Island) – Contract, contract-to-hire, in-house recruiting, and RPO.
iMatch (Seattle) – Cross-functional with specialties in tech, finance, and accounting.
Insight Global (Bellevue) – IT, financial, construction, healthcare, life sciences, creative, executive, engineering, government, and hospitality.
JeffreyM Consulting (Seattle) – Social media, customer service, and creative publishing.
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.
Professional Alternatives Staffing Solutions (Seattle) – Full-service staffing.
Seattle Corporate Search (Seattle and Bothell) – Specializes in sales, marketing, management, and administrative positions.
Seattle Search Group (Seattle) – Accounting, finance, and technology, on a direct hire, contract to hire, and temporary basis.
SM Diversity (Renton) – Full-service staffing.
SmartTalent – (Kirkland, Fife, Renton, Lynnwood, and Lacey) – Temporary and direct placement staffing.
Snelling Personnel Services (Renton) – Full-service temporary and permanent contingency staffing.
Systems Research Incorporated (SRI) (Bellevue) – Full-service staffing.
TERRA Staffing Group (Seattle, Everett) – Temporary and direct hire staffing.
Trillium (Auburn, Vancouver, Silverdale) – Specializes 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.
Wollborg Michelson Recruiting (Seattle) – Full-service staffing in multiple industries.
Healthcare / Medical:
McDonald Employment Services, Inc. (Seattle) – Staffing specializing in providing healthcare, childcare and household support services in local area homes.
Progressus Therapy (National but sometimes has openings in the Pacific Northwest) – Special education staffing in speech-language pathology (SLP), occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT) psychology, nursing, teaching, and early intervention (EI).
Thompson and Associates (Mercer Island) – Christian staffing firm specializing in healthcare, from nursing & therapists to interpreters & information technology (no known website).
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.
Cobos Group (Seattle) – Specialists in placing human resources professionals in both temporary and full-time positions.
Resourceful HR (Seattle) – Outsourced human resources management, recruitment services, and temporary human resource staff placement.
The Jacobson Group (National but sometimes recruits for the Seattle area) – Specializing in the insurance industry.
Emerald Search Partners (Seattle) – Specializes in recruiting and placing legal professionals (Attorneys, Legal Staff & Support) in law firms and corporate legal departments in the Pacific Northwest on a temporary and full-time basis.
Gamoran Legal (Seattle) – Legal talent search.
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.
Harris Legal Search (Seattle) – Legal recruiting.
Major, Lindsey & Africa (Seattle) – Global legal recruiting firm.
Pursuant Legal Consultants, LLC (Seattle) – Retainer based national legal recruiting firm specializing in professional personnel matters.
Robert Half Legal (Seattle) – Legal staffing.
AGG Recruiting (Seattle) – Staffing in manufacturing, engineering, machining, and aerospace.
WorkStep (Seattle and Portland) – A platform helping hourly workers connect with employers in manufacturing, skilled trades, production, and the trucking industry.
Carlson Beck (Seattle) – Retained executive search specializing in nonprofit and philanthropy sectors.
ExecSearches (National but good coverage of the Pacific Northwest) – Specializing in the nonprofit sector.
Hagel Executive Search (Seattle) – Executive search specializing in the nonprofit sector.
MySource Consulting (Edmonds) – Specializes in project management staffing in the healthcare, telecom, financial and technology sectors.
Apartment Advantage (Seattle, Tacoma, and other Pacific Northwest locations) – Full-service apartment staffing company.
Career Strategies, Inc. (Bellevue) – Specializes in staffing for the property management industry.
CareerPaths NW (Lynnwood, Seattle) – Specializes in inside and outside sales professionals (Sales Representatives, Account Executives, Account Managers, Sales Engineers) in direct hire staffing in all industries.
KAS Placement (Seattle) – Specializes in sales, sales management, business development, and marketing recruitment.
Orin Rice Staffing & Consulting – (Seattle) – Specializing in inside and outside sales roles from entry to executive level spanning across all industries and sales processes including SaaS, consulting, and professional services.
Sales Force LLC (Tacoma) – (Temporarily removed link as it was reported for malware) – Specializes in placing sales professionals such as Account Managers, Account Representatives, Account Executives, and Sales Executives.
Sales Talent (Seattle) – Specializes in placing sales professionals, sales engineers and sales leaders with technology, SaaS, medical, B2B insurance, and general B2B companies.
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.
Accenture (Seattle) – Application, infrastructure, and business process outsourcing.
Adecco – (Renton, Redmond) – Technical staffing via Adecco Technical.
Allyis (Kirkland) – Technology project management and provision of technology professionals for enterprise clients.
AltaSource Group (Kirkland) – Puget Sound and Nearshore IT staffing.
AT-Tech (Kirkland) – Temporary, contract and direct hire technical staffing.
Avid Technical Resources (Seattle) – Technical recruiting including applications, voice, internet, and data.
CDI Business Solutions (Kirkland) – Specializes in engineering, IT and professional staffing.
Chameleon Technologies, Inc. (Kirkland) – Technical staffing and professional services.
CTS International (Bellevue) – High tech recruiting.
EBS Northwest, Inc. (Seattle, Eastside) – Technical executive search firm specializing in e-learning, Web and software development, IS, and engineering.
eXcell (Bellevue) – IT staffing.
Executive Recruiters (Bellevue) – Technology placement in software, mobile, digital media, and internet companies.
Greythorn (Bellevue) – Specializes in big data and cloud computing, healthcare IT, and web development.
HighPointe Partners (Bainbridge Island) – Technology recruiting from CEO level to individual contributors.
Hiresight Technical Recruiting (Seattle) – Technical contracting services and recruiting.
Ingman & Ingman (Tenino) – Engineering search & placement.
Inteliant (Seattle) – Consulting, IT staffing, and outsourcing.
Linda Werner & Associates, Inc. (Seattle) – Technical staffing.
MACROSEARCH, Inc. (Bellevue) – Temporary, contract, and consulting staffing solutions for the high tech industry.
Makena Partners (Mercer Island) – IT services.
Maxonic, Inc (Kirkland) – Staffing in the IT and software engineering fields.
Noble Recruiting (Seattle) – Contract, contract-to-hire and full-time placement for technology and business professionals.
Oxford Global Resources, Inc. (Bellevue) – Information technology and engineering contract staffing and services.
Protingent (Bellevue) – Technology staffing.
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.
Robert Half Technology (Seattle) – Technology staffing.
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.
Steyer Associates Inc. (Bainbridge Island) – Technical and marketing communication.
TCC, Inc. (Seattle) – Technical documentation and instructional design staffing.
Verticalmove, Inc. (Kirkland) – Contingent and retained search; contract and temp engineering and IT staffing.
Viri Technology (Seattle and Bellevue) – Recruiting for software, infrastructure, IT leadership, and creative roles.
VitalSource (Bellevue) – Contract and full-time placement of engineering, IT and product development professionals.
Volt Technical Resources (Redmond) – Temporary and direct hire technical staffing.
Wicresoft (Seattle) – IT and business processing outsourcing.
Wimmer Solutions (Seattle) – Technology & business consulting, staffing and professional services.
Yoh Company (Bellevue) – Specializes in engineering, healthcare, industrial, IT, scientific and telecom.
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