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Best Employment
Agencies in
St. Louis

Why These Employment Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored St. Louis 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. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Abacus Recruiting

Founded by Tamara Tucker in 1996, Abacus Recruiting holds expertise in a broad spectrum of industries. The company focuses on delivering a commitment to developing trusted and personal client relationships that lead to placing professionals in positions at leading companies nationwide. They specialize in placing candidates in positions and industries that include administrative, clerical, public relations, marketing, operations and supply chain, accounting and finance, and human resources and information systems. They are an affiliate of one of the largest public accounting firms in St. Louis, RubinBrown, LLP.

St. Louis, MO 63105


Accounting Career Consultants

Locally owned since 1985, Accounting Career Consultants is a full-service St. Louis-based staffing firm offering temporary, consulting, and direct hire placement. The company provides job positions in roles that include staffing industry, human resources, personnel consultant, certified public accountant, accounting, and more. They hold awards that include the Top 20 Companies Under 20 Employees in 2011 by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly, Best Employment Firms in 2010 by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly, and the Top 25 Largest Temporary Staffing Services from 2005 to 2013 by the St. Louis Business Journal.

St. Louis, MO 63146


Accounting Resources, Inc.

Locally owned, Accounting Resources, Inc. is an accounting and financial recruitment agency with over 20 years of experience. Founded in 1994 and located in St. Louis, they focus on taking the time to know each candidate and client to learn skill sets and what is best for each organization with an emphasis on ethical diligent, and fair behavior. Their services are offered in a contingency, temporary staffing, and retained search basis.

St. Louis, MO 63141


Burchard & Associates, Inc.

A boutique search firm, Burchard & Associates, Inc. specializes in placing qualified candidates in CFO positions in all industries. Based in St. Louis, their clients range from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial startups and focus on offering the highest level of service while exceeding expectations. The company invests time building relationships while getting to know each client and candidate to thoroughly understand each unique need and skill to maximize results for the company and thrive in their atmosphere.

St. Louis, MO 63105



A premier and specialized professional placement and staffing agency founded in 2000, E-SEARCH, LLC is based in Maryland Heights and serves the surrounding areas. They specialize in placing candidates in positions and industries that include architecture, engineering, designers, and skilled drafters. Their payroll staffing, direct placement, temporary-to-hire, and temporary staffing provides plenty of options and matches to make the best fit for both clients and candidates.

Maryland Heights, MO 63146


Enterprise Medical Recruiting

A nationwide recruitment firm founded in 1993, Enterprise Medical Recruiting serves the Chesterfield and surrounding areas with over 17 years of experience in the healthcare recruiting industry. The company specializes in placing candidates in industries and positions that include executive and advanced practice, physician, medical groups, hospitals, academic medical centers, and more. They are a member of the National Association of Physician Recruiters.

Chesterfield, MO 63005


Executive Business Solutions

Executive Business Solutions is a recruiting firm that specializes in placing candidates in positions that include human resources, finance, and accounting. Based in St. Louis and founded in 2008, they recruit for public accounting firms, small businesses, and Fortune 500 corporations in the St. Louis and surrounding areas. The company focuses on being solution-oriented by listening and clarifying each client’s needs to provide the right match for both parties.

Creve Coeur, MO 63141


Grant Cooper

A retained executive search firm, Grant Cooper focuses on healthcare placement and recruiting highly qualified talent for each client. Founded in 1957, they are a boutique-sized business with a broad scope and staff that has experience in healthcare and more professional venues. The company provides recruitment services in positions and industries that include children’s hospitals, non-profits, integrated delivery systems, managed care leadership, physician group practice, and more.

St. Louis, MO 63105


Jacobson Staffing

Founded in 1999, Jacobson Staffing focuses on helping each client and candidate make intelligent employment decisions while getting to know each individual’s needs and creating a collaborative partnership with both parties. An Information Technology staffing company that sets itself apart from other agencies with a commitment to quality over quantity and a thorough approach to matching businesses with qualified candidates. They are Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise and holds the Top Women Business Owners Award in 2015.

St. Louis, MO 63141



Locally owned and operated since 1997, JurisTemps is made of legal professionals of the Missouri Bar that understand the unique needs of each client’s needs for temporary, direct hire, temp-to-hire, and contract candidates. The company provides a unique technique to temporary legal staffing and recruiting by offering top-management accessibility and an entrepreneurial approach. They are a member of the Missouri Bar, the Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis, the National Association of Legal Professionals, the St. Louis Association of Legal Assistants, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

KPS Physician Staffing

Based in St. Louis, KPS Physician Staffing focuses on simplifying the task of finding the right opportunity to advance each candidate’s career. They offer placement in job positions that include internal medicine, family practice, emergency physician, hospitalist, or physician role in another specialty. The company focuses on providing individual attention by an experienced and highly trained staff to better understand skills and qualifications. They are a member of the National Association of Physician Recruiters.

St. Louis, MO 63141


Medical Employment Directory of St. Louis, LLC (M.E.D.)

Founded in 1984, Medical Employment Directory of St. Louis, LLC (M.E.D.) focuses on matching personal experience and skills to the right position to ensure career success. Locally owned and based in St. Louis, they specialize in placing candidates in permanent, temporary to permanent, and temporary healthcare positions. The company offers placement in jobs that include registered nurse, medical assistant, patient care coordinator, surgery scheduler, registered medical assistant, and more.

St. Louis, MO 63146


Neteffects, Inc.

Founded in 1995, Neteffects, Inc. is a team of talent scouts, business solutions specialists, and opportunity facilitators serving the Chesterfield and surrounding areas. The company specializes in placing candidates in technology roles and have expanded their consulting capabilities in the years since they started to accurately serve their clients. They focus on being the “conduit that connects people to power business results” with an individualized approach to building innovation and source talent.

Chesterfield, MO 63017


Patriot Personnel Services

Independently and locally owned and operated, Patriot Personnel Services focuses on delivering high-quality service to each client with professional and efficient solutions for every staffing need. Serving the Greater St. Louis area since 1994, the company specializes in placing candidates in clerical and light industrial positions. They are a member of the American Staffing Association.

St. Louis, MO 63101


Shelgin Partners

A national recruitment agency, Shelgin Partners is a St. Louis-based company specializing in management, marketing, sales, medical, human resources, engineering, pharmaceutical, and more. Founded in 2005, they focus on matching candidate strengths to clients and job positions while building long lasting partnerships that produce results. Founded by Gerri Lynn Zschetzsche and Michele White, they are Woman Business Enterprise Certified.

St. Louis, MO 63367


St. Louis Staffing

Based in Earth City since 1996, St. Louis Staffing focuses on working as a team to develop long lasting relationships with candidates and clients. Serving the Midwest, their values include following an ethical code of standards that emphasize integrity, mutual respect, and communication. They are a member of the National Human Resource Association, Mid-America Association of Personnel and Staffing Services, American Staffing Association, Staffing Industry Analysts, Human Resource Management Association, and more.

Earth City, MO 63045


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