Our Goal

Is to provide the star5 service;

  • free advertising of vacancies
  • science & technical recruiters for science & technical roles
  • consultative approach & setting expectations
  • 3 CV promise - only the best not "spray and pray"
  • flexible and competitive fee structure
Laura Osta - Owner & Director

Years of experience: 12

Expertise: Began working in the science recruitment sector filling a multitude of temporary and permanent roles across STEM industries. Developed into Account Management role before setting up star recruitment in 2009. Delivered CV and interview workshops to University students as part of the Grad Stars program, ad well as delivering marketing strategies to grow the network.

Our Management team is also supported by a highly experienced team of resourcers and recruiters.

Our Strengths

Simon Ackroyd - Owner & Director
​Years of experience: 25

Expertise: Worked for CRO's before moving into recruitment. Developed novel in-house outsourcing to deliver contract testing services before setting up star recruitment in 2009. Provided HR consultancy, developed Grad Stars and provides client and contract management.

Also involved in helping young disengaged people find work placements to supplement their studies.

About Us

Our Expert Panel

We strive to help recruiters develop a solid plan so they can be successful in hiring skilled people. We will work to improve confidence, time of hire and costs incurred as part of that plan. Find out how we can help you and your business today!

Business Flexibility

Recruiting specialist people is becoming increasingly difficult as  skills become less available. We know that every requirement is unique and therefore needs a considered approach. We've developed Grad Stars for new entrants to the market and offer bespoke services for more senior appointments.

Our Vision

Hire Us

We have the experience you need for hiring valuable talent. We are also one of the most competitive and committed consultants in the specialist recruitment market place. Book an appointment with one of our expert panel to find out more.       

Talent Focus

Finding and hiring dependable employees can be exhausting so we specialise in the STEM industries, particularly pharma, chemicals, medical devices and biotechnology. We support all forms of hire from contract to permanent recruitment in our chosen sectors.