recruitment services

We find you the best and most qualified candidates for any technical role

Utilize HardSkills scientific recruitment services to find your next technician, engineer or R&D expert

  • Find hidden talent – people who are not active on social or professional sites
  • Use scientific recruitment experts
  • Search for candidates in a database of 79,000,000 patents and 28,000,000 patent holders

Do recruitment without the boring work.

No hidden charges.

Cheaper than a staffing agency.

Flexible payment options.

Global coverage.

Get a list of qualified candidates, every time.

How it works

5 simple steps to find qualified candidates for your R&D or engineering role

Reach out to candidates

Either you or us can reach out to candidates with our pre-made templates for engaging passive candidates. Your regular recruitment process then takes over.

Get a list of candidates

We provide you with a list of all candidates, enriched with contact information

We do the search

HardSkills use our proprietary patent database to find qualified candidates with the right competencies, experience and skills.

Discuss brief and set scope

We go through your or your client’s brief together. We identify the competencies and skills most critical for the role and job at hand.

Discuss brief and set scope

We go through your or your client’s brief together. We identify the competencies and skills most critical for the role and job at hand.

We do the search

HardSkills use our proprietary patent database to find qualified candidates with the right competencies, experience and skills.

Get a list of candidates

We provide you with a list of all candidates, enriched with contact information

Reach out to candidates

Either you or us can reach out to candidates with our pre-made templates for engaging passive candidates. Your regular recruitment process then takes over.

Recruit!

Why recruiters love our scientific recruitment services

Flexible

Our scientific recruitment services can be used on an hourly basis or subscription-based. Simply choose the flexibility you would like to have.

Fast and efficient

The HardSkills team can get started with your search in a few hours and provide you with qualified candidates within 48 hours.

Always the right results

We take pride in always delivering a minimum of 10 candidates with validated competences –  true experts in their field of specialisation. 

Deliver on briefs without extra work

And remain a trusted service provider

Whether you are used to utilizing scientific job recruitment agencies, a scientific staffing agency, specialist science recruiter or technology recruiters, HardSkills recruiting experts can do it faster and cheaper

We identify ideal talent with proven hard skills

Patents are evidence of demonstrated competence, validated by experts

Patents hold more than just technical data - it shows both the people who have worked on them and the skills patent holders have obtained in the process. And the best part? All skills are validated by the experts granting the patents. We use our proprietary patent databases to find your ideal talent.

Why are patents indication of competence? 

We help you find IP & technical expertise talent worldwide

Whether you are looking for talent in the US, France, Germany or England, HardSkills enables you to use IP recruitment and to find - validate - contact - recruit patent holders with proven expertise in technical fields such as pharmaceutical, automotive, electrical engineering, and much more.

Sarbajit Rakshit
Sarbajit K. Rakshit
India
David Reis
David Reis
Brazil
Boris Balacheff
Boris Balacheff
France
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The most complete recruitment-centric database

79,000,000
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Patents

28,000,000
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Inventors

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