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Award Winning, Industry Leading Recruiting & Staffing

The demand for engineering and technical talent is high, and competition for these candidates can be fierce. In addition to technical skills, finding candidates who fit the organization’s culture and values can be challenging. This can be especially important in highly collaborative or team-based environments. For multiple consecutive years, Sterling Staffing has earned ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Awards in client, talent, and employee satisfaction. > See our ratings

Our Expertise

We don’t do “one size fits all”

There are several challenges that organizations may face when trying to find technical and engineering talent, including:

Skill gaps: With rapidly evolving technology, finding candidates with the specific technical skills required for the job can be difficult. Even if a candidate has experience in a related field, they may still require training and development to get up to speed.

High demand for talent: This can make it challenging to attract top talent, especially for smaller companies or those without a well-known brand.

Cost: Technical and engineering talent can be expensive, especially for highly skilled or experienced candidates. Salaries, benefits, and other compensation packages may need to be competitive to attract and retain top talent.

Location: Technical and engineering talent availability can vary greatly depending on location. Companies in certain areas may need help finding qualified candidates, while those in highly competitive markets may face higher costs.

Cultural fit: Besides technical skills, finding candidates who fit the organization’s culture and values can be challenging. Cultural fit can be critical in highly collaborative or team-based environments.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in the hiring process can also be challenging. Unconscious bias can impact the selection of candidates, and organizations may need to take extra steps to ensure a diverse pool of applicants.

Finding technical and engineering talent requires a strategic approach considering these and other challenges. In addition, every company’s staffing needs are unique. Therefore, understanding what makes them different and what is required is vital to finding the right talent.

Our recruiters are experts in their technical field. Their knowledge and experience makes Sterling exceptional at recruiting highly specialized talent, especially for hard-to-find skill sets. Rapid response is what we do. We don’t just send you an employee. We match you with talent that will become part of your core team.

Industries We Serve



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best in staffing awards

Sterling wins ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client, Employee, and Talent awards for service excellence.

Fewer than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada earn the Best of Staffing designation for Client and Talent Satisfaction, and fewer than 1% earn Best of Staffing for Employee Satisfaction.

Client Testimonials

“What I like the best about Sterling is most definitely their people and the sense of urgency on their part; hands-down! Sterling understand the company needs and if they are unsure, they communicate with us on all levels. The type of communication/relationship I have with Sterling is one I wish I had with others.”

Client Testimonials

“In my experience the staff at Sterling cares about helping me solve our business needs by placing solid, skilled candidates in my open roles. They take the time to understand the company, the needs of the business and the environment that the candidates they refer will work in which equates to a candidate that fits my organization.”

Client Testimonals

“Quick follow ups, wide variety of quality candidates and skill sets. Easy management of employees once onboard.”

Client Testimonals

“The attention to detail/efficiency and customer service are far and away stronger than any other firm we have worked with (we have worked with well over 50). Sterling focuses on quality rather than quantity”

The Sterling Advantage

A Commitment to Success

Our success is measured by the success of our people, and Sterling has had a deep commitment to our employees since our founding in 1969. High retention is no surprise with Sterling’s comprehensive, industry-leading benefits packages and employee ownership.

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