Denver Staffing Agencies and Recruiting Firms to Know

Check out some of the most influential staffing agencies and recruiting firms in Denver — and a few in Boulder and Colorado Springs.

Written by Bailey Reiners
Published on May. 15, 2024
Denver Staffing Agencies and Recruiting Firms to Know
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Denver is home to one of the nation’s most ambitious, down-to-earth tech communities, but it spans a wide geographic range. As a result, it can be difficult to account for location, company and role when considering a career change. To ease the stress, we’ve broken down the top recruiting firms and staffing agencies in Denver for technology, marketing, sales, creative, finance and general staffing — and a few in Boulder and Colorado Springs.

Top Recruiting Firms & Staffing Agencies in Denver

  • Built In
  • J. Kent Staffing 
  • Artisan Talent
  • Creative Circle
  • Goldstone Partners 
  • Job Store Staffing


Tech Staffing Agencies and Recruiting Firms in Denver

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Built In connects in-demand talent with thousands of companies, from startups to large enterprises, looking to fill technical and expert-level roles. It focuses on boosting employer branding while publishing industry-leading content and news to target highly skilled candidates. 5 million tech professionals visit Built In every month. Learn More.

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At Prodigy Resources, “there’s no sugar coating or doctoring resumes.” This boutique recruiting firm builds relationships with candidates and clients in the UX/UI, DevOps, big data, full-stack and mobile fields.


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BW Bacon is a technical recruiting agency that utilizes agile recruitment techniques to place tech professionals from across the nation with top Colorado companies. Additionally, its blog helps candidates and clients learn about company news, partnerships and events happening in the Colorado area.


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Established in 1979, J. Kent Staffing is a woman-owned, full-service recruiting agency in Denver. It aims to recruit for office-based positions across various industries. To provide the highest quality services for clients and candidates, the company is a member of organizations like the American Staffing Association, Colorado Staffing Association and Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.


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Chris Specht founded Expect Technical Staffing in 2013 after gaining experience at Fortune 500 companies like IBM and Oracle as well as some smaller businesses. Its team specializes in recruiting technical talent at all levels, including software engineers, web developers and UX/UI professionals.


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Denver-based Talent Navigation Experts specializes in technology staffing as well as accounting and finance staffing. It creates customized recruiting solutions to help meet client needs, and works to connect clients to the top 20 percent of candidates nationwide. Talent Navigation Experts recruits for contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions.


Marketing Staffing Agencies and Recruiting Firms

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With offices across the United States, Artisan Talent’s Denver office knows that job possibilities are “truly elevated in the Mile High City.” Artisan is in the business of networking and connecting people to build teams of creative, digital and marketing talent. It has been recognized for excellence by Inc., Forbes, Entrepreneur and more.


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Serena Wolf founded Wolf Creative Company in the guest room of her 1,000 square foot LA apartment in 2004. Wolf and her team are passionate about pushing people beyond their current situations, helping clients in advertising, marketing, entertainment and more creative industries find talent. The company also supports candidates every step of the way to match them to a suitable job, even negotiating on their behalf.


Sales Staffing Agencies and Recruiting Firms

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The Leyden Group was founded by Terry Leyden in 2003. The family-owned company bills itself as the “best source for sales and scientific talent and jobs around the nation.” It has been named a Top Staffing Agency by the Denver Business Journal annually since 2014.


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Founded in 2007, Onward Search helps source candidates for roles in content, creative, marketing, technology and more specialties. It’s filled over 20,000 roles and helped over 3,000 clients find their perfect matches for temporary and permanent opportunities.


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Creative Circle offers marketing, creative and talent acquisition services for brands. It supports clients in hiring and building teams, while simultaneously providing opportunities for job seekers. Creative Circle has offices in more than 30 cities across the United States and Canada, serving companies like Microsoft, AT&T and Charles Schwab.


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Bradsby Group is one of the top recruiting agencies in Denver, serving 14 different industries including accounting and finance. It has placed thousands of candidates with client companies in direct hire, freelance and contract positions. While based in Colorado, Bradsby Group serves clients and offers job openings nationwide.


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Owners Tom and Rhonda Trimble, members of the Colorado Society of CPAs with over 40 years of financial recruiting experience, established Trimble & Associates Recruiting in 1998. Their experience and credibility has established Trimble Associates as the go-to resource for finding public accounting, corporate accounting and tax and corporate finance talent in the Colorado area.


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After 15 years of executive search experience, Scott Bacher founded Navigator Recruiting in 2011. The company is a unique hybrid of industry experts in financial recruiting and executive search that boasts “a national reach with a local focus.” Navigator Recruiting serves towns big and small across Colorado, including Grand Junction, Durango, Pueblo and the Front Range.


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Goldstone Partners helps clients recruit talent and job seekers find open roles across multiple industries in Colorado and beyond. The woman-led company was founded by Kimberly Lucas in 2007, and focuses on scaling startup, early-stage and high-growth companies. It also offers transition coaching and strengths-based coaching to help individuals excel in their careers.


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Front Range Staffing is a full-service staffing agency that specializes in entry to mid-level positions for industries like administrative, light industrial, HR and skilled trades. Additionally, its full-service staffing solutions include those for contract staffing, direct hire, vendor-on-premise and more. Front Range Staffing service communities statewide in Denver, Pueblo and Colorado Springs.


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With four locations statewide, Job Store Staffing is a staple among Colorado recruiting efforts. It specializes in hiring talent for accounting, customer service, office support, production and warehouse roles. Job Store Staffing bills itself as one of the largest independently-owned staffing companies and woman-owned companies in Colorado.


Staffing and Recruiting Agencies in Boulder

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Turning the Corner LLC offers services in recruiting, HR and leadership and management training to grow business across Colorado. It also provides career coaching, resume reviews and interview preparation services for job seekers. Founder Kendra Prospero formerly worked in software development, consulting services and training at IBM, mentoring hundreds of new employees over her 13 years at the company.


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Creative Alignments is a premium tech recruiting company with expertise in the climate and sustainability, natural foods and technology industries. With a main office in Boulder, Creative Alignments has developed a “special affinity for Colorado’s entrepreneurial Front Range.”

Staffing and Recruiting Agencies in Colorado Springs

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Agora Search Group services a wide variety of recruiting needs from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits and church ministry leadership. This boutique executive search firm is driven to help organizations fulfill their missions and have an impact on the livelihood of employers and job seekers. Some of its top clients have included EA Sports, Food for Hungry and numerous church organizations.


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ADD STAFF was founded in 1984 as an admin and accounting staffing firm, focusing on markets in Colorado. It has since expanded its specialty reach into administrative, engineering, HR and IT industries.

Updated by Brennan Whitfield.

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