23 Austin recruiting firms and staffing agencies finding the right fit

by Bailey Reiners
August 1, 2018

Austin is a hub for startups and tech professionals, but finding the ideal match for employers and employees can be challenging, timely and expensive. The recruitment process can be simplified considerably with the assistance of a few experts. Get the break down on 23 recruiting firms and staffing agencies in Austin, Texas, servicing technology, sales, marketing, finance and general staffing needs.

 

Tech Recruiting & Staffing Agencies

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built in austin

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: Austin

What They Do: Yup, that’s us! Built In Austin is an online community that connects local startups and tech companies with the city’s largest network of tech professionals. We use content and events to connect active and passive job seekers with companies looking for elite talent.

Fast Fact: Each month, more than 89,000 local techies — including software developers, data scientists, sales pros and more — start their job search on Built In Austin.

 

 

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New Iron

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: North Austin

What They Do: New Iron has a unique vision to “change the world by improving the hiring experience” in the Austin tech arena. They created a highly informative and user friendly job board to simplify the process for both ends of the hiring process.

Fast Fact: New Iron started life as a self-proclaimed failed product company but quickly found their niche.

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Balance Staffing

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Balance Staffing strives to pinpoint unique talent for specific enterprises, utilizing their networks and offices that reach far and wide. Balance Staffing services numerous industries, but it maintains a dedicated division for the IT sector.

Fast Fact: Balance Staffing offers a ‘no-risk guarantee’ on every employee that they place with a company.

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estaff llc

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: North Austin

What They Do: eStaff LLC specializes in finding the right IT professional for each unique company and position. With 28 years of experience, their staff is able to identify the right person for the right job.  

Fast Fact: eStaff LLC is a Woman Owned Staffing agency.

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peak performers

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Peak Performers is unique from other companies on this list as the only non-profit staffing agency dedicated to matching skilled IT professionals who have disabilities and chronic medical conditions with their dream job.

Fast Fact: Peak Performers works exclusively with the state of Texas and local government agencies.

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the bidding network

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: North Austin

What They Do: As well-connected members of the Austin startup and equity trading firm community, The Bidding Network is committed to building lasting relationships with clients and software engineering candidates with Computer Science degrees.

Fast Fact: The Bidding Network maintains an extensive blog — On the Mark...The IT Market in Austin, Texas — about all things IT recruiting.

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Pedley-Richard and associates inc.

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: South East Austin (Cedar Creek, TX)

What They Do: Pedley-Richard focuses primarily on senior and executive level technology roles in the Austin area. Pedley-Richard considers the company, culture and team when placing talent, helping to ensure a good fit every time.

Fast Fact: Pedley-Richard fills large-scale hires by designing industry specific project teams.

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Providence partners and associates

Recruiting Specialty: Technology

Location: North Austin (Cedar Park)

What They Do: Providence Partners focuses on filling technology positions with startup and mid-cap technology businesses throughout Texas. Additionally, the company develops recruiting management software and IT security managed services.

Fast Fact: Providence Partners has an industry specific blog on recruiting in Texas.

 

Sales Recruiting & Staffing Agencies 

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Betts Recruiting 

Recruiting Specialty: Sales

Location: Downtown Austin

What They Do: A team of well-respected sales recruiters in Austin, Betts Recruiting works with big names across the nation. Founder and CEO Carolyn Betts Fleming has shared her wealth of knowledge with publications like Mashable, HubSpot and Forbes.

Fast Fact: Betts Recruiting developed a compensation and equity calculator to determine how much a compensation package is actually worth.

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Bulls eye Recruiting

Recruiting Specialty: Sales

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Bulls Eye Recruiting focuses on fostering strong relationships between candidates and clients to ensure they are matching the best talent with the right company and position.

Fast Fact: The President of Bulls Eye Recruiting, Will Thomson, can be heard speaking on numerous recruiting topics throughout Texas and across the nation.

 

Marketing Recruiting & Staffing Agencies 

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Paladin

Recruiting Specialty: Marketing

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Paladin takes a consultative approach to the recruiting process, publishing an active blog, white papers and regular newsletter to help companies make well-informed hiring decisions and job seekers find the right fit.

Fast Fact: Their 2019 Creative & Marketing Salary guide and quiz helps employers and job seekers compare salary averages in local and national markets.

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Aquent

Recruiting Specialty: Marketing

Location: Downtown Austin

What They Do: From its humble beginnings as MacTemps, a temp agency that focused on placing Mac savvy professionals, Aquent has become one of the largest recruiting agencies around, with expertise in marketing, creative services, finance and technology.

Fast Fact: Aquent isn’t just a nationwide recruiting firm; their offices span the globe from Europe to Australia and Japan.

 

Financial Recruiting & Staffing Agencies

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integrated human capital

Recruiting Specialty: Finance

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Integrated Human Capital is committed to integrating diversity into the employment process both in the United States and Mexico. As a certified minority business enterprise and certified woman-owned business enterprise, IHC makes an effort to work with clients with similar standards.

Fast Fact: Founder and CEO Rosa Santa won Enterprising Women Magazine’s 2017 Enterprising Women of the Year award.

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aerotek

Recruiting Specialty: Finance

Location: West Austin

What They Do: Aerotek works with numerous Fortune 500 companies across the accounting and financial industries. The company’s comprehensive content provides candidates and clients with the knowledge to pursue the most suitable opportunities.  

Fast Fact: Aerotek has offices across the globe in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

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parker and lynch

Recruiting Specialty: Finance

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Parker & Lynch understands that the job market is not exclusively about matching needs with skills — personality, values and culture are key components in finding a successful match in the recruitment process as well.

Fast Fact: The company has developed a Cost of a Bad Hire calculator to determine how much it may cost a company when the wrong person is hired.

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accountability resources

Recruiting Specialty: Finance

Location: North West Austin

What They Do: Accountability Resources is an Austin-based financial recruiting firm that maintains high standards by seeking strong financial professionals who possess a CPA license and several years of experience under their belts.

Fast Fact: Their team has over 125 years of combined recruiting experience and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Central Texas eight years in a row.

 

General Recruiting & Staffing Agencies

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hirebetter

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: West Austin

What They Do: HireBetter is a Texas-based recruitment agency with core services in marketing, sales, human resources, finance and the C-Suite.

Fast Fact: HireBetter offers a Placement Guarantee to ensure clients receive the highest quality of talent.

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the ht group

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: North and South Austin

What They Do: The HT Group is a staple among the Austin staffing agency crowd with two locations in North and South Austin, supporting the needs of clients and talent as a full-service recruitment agency.

Fast Fact: Rated both the Best of Staffing Talent and Client Satisfaction in 2018 by Inavero.

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the creative party

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: East Austin

What They Do: The Creative Party, a branch of Mathys+Potestio, strives to connect creative talent with companies that compliment their passion while staying true to their motto: “A staffing agency for creatives by creatives.”

Fast Fact: The Creative Party regularly offers professional events and workshops for their diverse creative clientele in Austin, LA, Boise and Portland.

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murray resources

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: Downtown Austin

What They Do: Murray Resources works primarily with small to medium sized businesses, including several Fortune 1000 companies, and offers workshops for job seekers and seminars for employers.

Fast Fact: Murray Resources was ranked among the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. in 2017 for the fourth time in five years.

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ultimate staffing services

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: North Austin

What They Do: With offices nationwide from LA to Boston, Ultimate Staffing Services vets candidates through video interviews, referrals and networking.   

Fast Fact: Forbes ranked Ultimate Staffing Services among America’s Best Professional Search Firms in 2017.

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express employment professionals

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: South West Austin

What They Do: Express Employment has helped more than 5 million people find jobs across the US, Canada and South Africa.Their team of Austin-based recruiters cover a broad range of staffing needs from administrative to professional fields in sales, marketing, technology and finance.

Fast Fact: Awarded Inavero’s Best of Staffing Talent Satisfaction in 2018.

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the a list staffing

Recruiting Specialty: General Staffing

Location: North Austin

What They Do: Built, owned and managed in Austin, Texas, The A List Staffing has 40+ years of hyper-local experience. Founded in 1976 with a focus on executive search, The A List Staffing has expanded their expertise to administrative and clerical staffing, both temporary and direct hire.

Fast Fact: Voted 2018 Best Places to Work by the Austin Business Journal.

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