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Tech Digital Recruitment Agencies

Tech digital recruitment is quickly evolving and deploying innovative strategies to improve the hiring experience, for candidates and employers. Whether it is a mobile app, AI algorithms, or a new recruitment ethos, these UK specialist tech recruitment agencies, recruitment platforms, and tech search firms transform hiring methodologies to filter out the noise and make meaningful connections.


Hired is a tech recruitment platform where candidates are encouraged to create profiles and have companies interview them. AI finds the best matches, and the potential salary is disclosed before accepting an interview. Companies are located in London, with remote roles offered by Dublin and US firms, hiring software, frontend, data, full-stack, blockchain, security, or hardware engineer, data analyst, or DevOps,. Hired was founded in 2012 and backed by HR firm The Adecco Group.


Haystack is a tech recruitment app founded in 2020, with headquarters in Newcastle Upon Tyne. The app connects employers with data scientists, designers, and developers, focusing on local and remote roles. The premise of the app is to help tech professionals avoid the spam and noise associated with recruitment.


Cord is a tech recruitment communication tool that helps technologists talk directly with recruiters inside the world’s most advanced technology companies. Founded in 2016 and located in London, Cord has facilitated 25,000 such conversations, with more than half of these resulting in a job interview.


Hiredonline is a staffing and recruiting company and combines job post services with premium services that offer niche job board exposure. Recruiters use an applicant tracking system, and candidate CVs are emailed straight into their inboxes. Established in 2004, Hiredonline has headquarters in Stourbridge, West Midlands.


Kandidate is a tech search firm focusing on VC-backed startup and scaleup recruitment. The premise is for profile-matched sales, customer services, marketing, operation, and finance professionals to accelerate their careers with fast-growing young companies. Kandidate is a privately held London company founded in 2015.


TalentPool is a recruitment platform that leverages an AI-powered Talent Matching Engine to match job seekers with startups, small enterprises, boutiques, and creative agencies. The London-based firm was founded in 2014 and is wholly owned by Alvius. Candidates should be junior and mid-level marketing, sales, operations, or data & analytics professionals.


SmartRecruiters is a recruitment platform that uses skill and experience matching algorithms and cloud recruiting software to increase applicant numbers and save the recruiter’s time. With headquarters in San Francisco and an office in Berkshire, UK, this 2010 founded company works with employers such as Visa and Equinox.


Avature is a software platform provider for HR teams that enables them to launch a configurable recruitment portal with secure private cloud hosting. Founded in 2005, Avature has headquarters in New York and a UK office.

Hired By Startups

Hired By Startups is a recruitment agency for London’s leading startups and scale-ups. Candidates set their preferences right down to a dog-friendly office, and the platform provides detailed company information on job search results. 90% of shortlisted candidates end up with an interview. The privately held company was founded in 2017.

Blu Digital

Blu Digital is a London-based recruitment agency specialising in digital, marketing, and e-commerce sectors globally and in the UK. The agency helps businesses looking for contract or permanent hires with consultancy and executive search services. Founded in 2013, Blu Digital works with startups to blue-chip organisations.


Salt is a global digital recruitment agency that helps marketing, sales, technology, creative, and consulting professionals find permanent, contract, and freelance digital roles. Founded in 2010 with headquarters in London, Salt provides single hires up to complete outsourcing solutions.

Hanover Recruitment

Hanover Recruitment is a specialist digital and tech recruiter that takes remote hiring to the next level. Solutions include targeted job advertising, a video platform for interviews, and remote online assessments for talent matching. Founded in 2006, the company’s focus is on digital transformation, tech, design, marketing, AI, data, and IoT opportunities.


RecWorks is a tech developer recruitment agency that has found success through its engaged tech community and social network. Specialising in connecting London Java developers with employers, this public company was established in 2006.

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WeAreAspire is a specialist recruiter that works with employers and facilitates candidate searches. The focus is on digital, marketing, media, data, creative, tech, and sales roles in the UK. The company was established in 1992 and provides employers with pre-assessments and talent video introductions.


Hunted is a staffing, recruitment, and executive search portal for recruitment professionals. Candidates can chat anonymously with hiring managers and see inside the company offices of more than one hundred leading recruitment brands. This privately held London-based company was founded in 2015.

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Beamery is a talent operating system provider for recruiters, helping them identify potential high-performers and meet their diversity recruiting targets. Established in 2014, this London-based company allows recruiters to manage the entire hiring journey in one platform.


Coople is a digital staffing agency that provides solutions for flexible and temporary workforce management. Coople vets workers and companies can flex their talent pool to meet the peaks and troughs of demand. Founded in 2009, recruitment focuses on logistics, hospitality, retail, and the events sectors.

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Hibob is a recruitment software and data-driven HR systems provider. Hibob helps HR managers connect, develop, engage, and retain top talent. Established in 2015, this privately held company has achieved consecutive triple-digital year-on-year growth.


Source is a recruitment agency that specialises in freelance, contract, and permanent creative, media, and digital roles. London-based and established in 2004, Source works closely with employers and candidates to ensure the needs of both parties are met.

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