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Why These Employment Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Seattle 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.

Career Paths NW

CareerPathsNW is a full service direct hire placement firm with the goal of providing excellent service to both employer-clients and candidate-clients. Focused on direct placement of permanent positions only, all candidates utilizing CareerPathsNW enjoy professional, personalized service at no cost. Whether a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional, CareerPathsNW has the expertise and connections to help, with a strong commitment to providing solutions and a well-established network of employer clients. Serving many of the nation’s leading employers, the firm's team are experts at locating those rarely advertised or difficult to attain positions. CareerPathsNW saves valuable time and effort by coordinating interviews, doing company research and maintaining the confidentiality of clients' job searches. CareerpathsNW was founded in 2008 by Andre Taylor, a star college athlete turned businessman, and in 2013, Tim Murphy was made partner. Both Andre and Tim have a decorated background in recruiting and were previously top performing recruiters at their previous firms.

Lynnwood, WA 98036


Kim Finch Cook, Executive Recruiter

Kim Finch Cook, Executive Recruiter is an employment agency in Kirkland. The company has been serving Seattle and other parts of the West Coast for more than 20 years, and it takes pride in its 99 percent placement retention rate. Kim Finch Cook, Executive Recruiter offers a range of services, including thorough searches and matches for hard-to-find C-suite executives, board members, and managers, and some of its clients are Amazon, AT&T, PACCAR, Omeros, Big Fish Games, and Microsoft.

Kirkland, WA 98034


Langley Recruiting

Langley Recruiting is an employment agency in Seattle that offers “staffing for legal professionals.” The owner has been part of the local legal community for more than 35 years, and she has worked as a paralegal and legal administrator for several respected attorneys. Langley Recruiting has more than a decade of industry experience, and its areas of interest include personnel training and development, financial management, and facilities supervision. The company website features useful information for law firms and job seekers.

Seattle, WA 98101


Management Recruiters of Seattle

Management Recruiters of Seattle is an executive search firm in Seattle that has a regional, national, and global reach. The agency opened in 1982, and it welcomes emerging and established clients, including small local businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Management Recruiters of Seattle has various placement options, such as permanent hires and part-time work for interim projects, and its areas of focus include avionics and aerospace, biotechnology and health care, construction and building products, manufacturing, and information technology.

Seattle, WA 98102


New Era HR Solutions

New Era HR Solutions is a provider of human resource services in Auburn. The company takes pride in its “well-designed and executed HR systems, policies, and training,” and its focus areas include recruitment process outsourcing, leadership and organizational development, risk management, and consulting. New Era HR Solutions is a member of the American Staffing Association, Association of Washington Business, Kent Chamber of Commerce, and Evergreen Safety Council, and it offers rewards to individuals who refer their friends to the company.

Auburn, WA 98002


Parker Staffing Services

Parker Staffing Services is a recruiting agency in Seattle that opened in 1979. The company has built its business on “personal connections of mutual trust and respect,” and it caters to experienced candidates and many of Puget Sound’s most progressive clients. Parker Staffing Services evaluates 100 percent of all submitted applications, and it undergoes a thorough process to deliver the perfect match. The team posts relevant articles on its website, such as “How To List Temp Jobs on Your Résumé.”

Seattle, WA 98121


Provisional Recruiting + Staffing Services

Provisional Recruiting + Staffing Services is an employment agency in Seattle and Kennewick. The team has placed more than 20,000 direct-hire professionals and contract workers with Inland Northwest’s establishments since its 1994 opening, and it takes a consultative approach to delivering customized solutions to clients. Provisional Recruiting + Staffing Services is an American Staffing Association member, and it looks for talents in the accounting, health care, technology, administrative, and commercial fields. The company has another office in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Seattle, WA 98101


Resourceful HR

Resourceful HR is a provider of “human resources outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions” in Seattle. The company is a woman-owned and managed business, and the agency completes projects in timely and prudent fashion. Resourceful HR belongs in The Business Journals’ 100 Fastest-Growing Businesses in Puget Sound list for 2016, and it is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Lake Washington Human Resource Association, Life Science Washington, and California Life Sciences Association.

Seattle, WA 98136


Seattle Financial Staffing

Seattle Financial Staffing is a full-service recruiting firm serving businesses in the Seattle metro area. It recruits workers for a wide range of positions and skill levels. Its primary focus industries are accounting and office administration, filling roles for assistant controllers, finance directors, internal auditors, bookkeepers, administrative assistants, account managers, marketers, and receptionists, among others. The firm focuses on providing talent on a contract, project, temporary, or direct-hire basis.

11335 NE 122nd Way Suite 105
Kirkland, WA 98034


StatCare Staffing

StatCare Staffing is an employment agency in Lynnwood that focuses on the health care industry. The firm offers career access to registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants in all disciplines, and it provides long-term, short-term, and per-diem options. StatCare Staffing works with medical facilities of any size, and it serves the city and other Seattle metro communities, including Bothell, Federal Way, Kirkland, Olympia, Shoreline, and Spokane.

Lynnwood, WA 98037


The PACE Staffing Network

The PACE Staffing Network is a locally owned employment agency in Bellevue that connects employers and employees in the Northwest health care community. The firm has been satisfying customers for more than 40 years, and it places thousands of talents each year in per diem, contract, and permanent roles. The PACE Staffing Network partners with hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, research laboratories, insurance providers, call centers, and similar work environments, and its focus is “the administrative side” of the medical industry.

Bellevue, WA 98007


The Talley Group

The Talley Group is a recruitment firm in Mill Creek that commits to “finding extraordinary engineers of exceptional clients.” The agency caters to a range of organizations, including local consulting firms and Fortune 100 companies, and it focuses on the fields of aerospace, energy, environmental, oil and gas, and emerging technologies, and civil works. The Talley Group has been around for more than 30 years, and it also searches for support staff.

Mill Creek, WA 98012


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