We know everyone is not fit to work in a startup

You need a partner that understands how to work with bootstrapped, VC, and PE-backed startups at every stage pre-IPO.

Startup roles we have expertise in recruiting on

  • Leadership
  • Growth
  • Product
  • Revenue
  • Demand Gen
  • Sales
  • Customer Success
  • Technical (See Tech Box)
  • Marketing
  • And more

Three Direct Hire Models

Choose the direct hire model based on your unique needs, because one size does not fit all


Ideal for executive/leadership positions or highly specialized, mission-critical individual contributor roles. Retained searches receive top priority and utilize the industry's most effective recruitment marketing and selection strategies.

Standard Contingent

A traditional, non-exclusive contingent search model, featuring a 90-day placement guarantee.


Our innovative, 12-month distributed payment model ensures you only pay each month if our placed candidate remains employed at your company. Ideal for startups focused on managing burn rates and prioritizing growth initiatives.

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Interested in learning more about how we can support your hiring needs?

Start a conversation with the STEM Search Group team!