Best Employment Agencies in San Francisco

Why These Employment Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Employment Agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Andiamo! Group

Andiamo! Group first opened its doors in 2002 in San Francisco and has since become a "leading provider of strategic recruiting solutions to an increasingly diverse nationwide business community." The company specializes in the areas of sales and information technology and takes an active interest in every candidate's success. The agency's strategy is built upon a sense of urgency and the desire to quickly provide clients with the necessary resources to achieve extraordinary growth.

San Francisco, CA 94102


Ascot Staffing

Ascot Staffing is an employment agency in Oakland with over 45 years of industry experience. The company specializes in temporary administrative staffing, direct hire, and temporary-to-hire placement throughout California. Testing services are also available to assess employees' skills. The certified woman-owned business enterprise company provides its services free of charge to all veterans.

Oakland, CA 94612



Cypress is a recruiting and payroll services company in Walnut Creek. The firm strives to simplify companies' hiring efforts and fill vacancies in contract, contract-to-hire, permanent, and temporary payroll positions. The company focuses on the industries of engineering, information technology, design, and marketing. Both clients and applicants can submit online applications through the company's website.

Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Innovations PSI, Inc.

Innovations PSI, Inc. is a professional placement firm in San Francisco providing a full range of recruiting and staffing services. The company has over 25 years of industry experience and specializes in recruiting qualified candidates for positions in finance, technology, and other professional industries. President Paula Todd founded the company in 1985 to offer personalized recruitment services to financially-focused businesses.

San Francisco, CA 94104


Paradigm Staffing

Paradigm Staffing is an Oakland employment agency "bridging talent and opportunity." The company specializes in helping other companies throughout the US build successful public relations and communications teams. The agency can recruit candidates to fill vacancies in the areas of media relations, social media, investor relations, internal communications, and other similar positions.

Oakland, CA 94612



Tegrastaff is a recruitment agency in Walnut Creek offering staffing services in the industries of architecture, information technology, marketing, engineering, finance, human resources, construction, accounting, and sales. The firm was founded in 2000 and specializes in supporting candidates' career goals, providing guidance on salary, benefits, and company culture, and matching up the right candidate with the right career opportunity.

Walnut Creek, CA 94598


The Job Shop

The Job Shop is an employment and recruitment agency in San Francisco serving clients from small start-ups to world-renowned Fortune 500 companies. The firm can provide candidates for a range of employment needs from entry-level to experienced positions. Reference checking and skill assessment are also available. All placements made by the company are guaranteed, and clients are refunded if a direct hire or temporary candidate leaves or is terminated within 60 days of employment.

San Francisco, CA 94105


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