Recruitment expertise in North America

NES Fircroft has been operating in North America for over 25 years with a focus on recruitment for the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Life Sciences and Mining industries.

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Through our international and wider global office base, we can connect businesses to the best talent in the world, and will leverage our global mobility services to mitigate cross-border and cross-state challenges, getting personnel to site when and where you need them.

Americas Recruitment

Expertise across the Continent

Our continental team comprises experienced discipline-specific recruiters, compliance experts, award-winning payroll professionals and assignment support personnel to ensure that all new job starters are onboarded to their role compliantly and efficiently.

We have a large team of staff in the USA and Canada, situated in offices from Calgary (Alberta) and Oakville (Ontario), to Chicago (Illinois) and Houston (Texas), right through to Florida (Orlando), Costa Mesa (California) and New Orleans (Louisiana) among others, meaning we cover the entire continent and are on the ground when our candidates and businesses need us.

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Specialist Divisions

We support all aspects of the energy and engineering mix; not only are our services prolific in the Oil & Gas industry, our Orlando office is dedicated solely to the Power and Renewables markets and has provided workers to some of North America’s largest power generation facilities.

We also have specialist business units operating in the USA in highly specialized areas: Bedrock, experts in serving the Onshore Upstream and Shale markets, and Redbock, offering expertise to the Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Industries.

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Industry Recognition

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has released its updated 2022 report on the Largest Engineering Staffing Firms and the largest Life Science firms in the United States and NES Fircroft were delighted to once again feature highly on both lists!

Ranked by revenue, the report covers the top firms that generated at least $25 million in Life Science revenue and $50m in engineering staffing revenue in 2021. You can view the full article and listings below.

Life Sciences - Largest Life Sciences Staffing Firms in the US

Engineering - Largest Engineering Staffing Firms in the US

SIA Recognition in North America

Optimise your workforce programme

Payroll EOR Compliance Consolidation Talent Pooling Assignee Mobilisation Executive Search


Our payroll function provides outstanding and compliant payroll services to an internationally mobile contractor workforce consisting of over 25,000 people, working in more than 70 countries. 

Our teams are structured on a regional basis which means the payroll staff have the in-depth knowledge of specific payroll and tax compliance requirements for each country, along with the appropriate cultural awareness that is necessary to be effective in our different areas of operation.

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Employer of Record Services

If you want to expand your global presence, but don’t want to go through the lengthy process of setting up new entities, you need a reliable Employer of Record partner.

We have offices in over 45 countries and decades of experience in international expansion; we can help you to hire employees quickly, compliantly and with minimal risk.

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We will help businesses to regain compliance in their hiring activity. We will never allow someone to start work at your company without ensuring they are set up compliantly and in a position to pay the right tax as required by local authorities.

From transitioning contractors from other workforce suppliers across to our payroll, to auditing the work permit and visa needs of current workforces, and ensuring all parties can evidence a proper payroll paperwork trail, we have plenty of experience in delivering peace of mind to the businesses we partner with.

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We have a dedicated team of vendor management and contingent workforce specialists experienced in the challenges of mitigating an evolving and ever-changing engineering landscape. We have been working with some of the world’s largest energy companies since 1970, helping them to consolidate and streamline their Contingent Labour activity for improved hiring processes and healthier profit margins.

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Talent Pooling

NES Fircroft’s unrivalled candidate reach ensures your talent acquisition has a competitive advantage.

Through a global office network exceeding 80 physical offices in 45 countries, the breadth and reach of our talent networks is unparalleled in the technical recruitment market. Our international recruitment teams support hiring managers at every stage of the recruitment process. We listen to you, provide pragmatic consultancy for a viable outcome and develop a truly comprehensive, tailored brief, no matter how niche or specific your hiring requirement may be.

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Assignee Mobilisation

Getting staff to an energy project in a remote location can be challenging and legally complex, especially when dealing with an expatriate workforce containing many different nationalities. 

In addition to our recruitment expertise, NES Fircroft offers industry-leading contractor mobility support services, including orchestrating their travel needs and comprehensive insurances, and delivering in-country orientations to ensure they are supported at every phase of a project.

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Executive Search

The right leader can dramatically alter your company’s growth and future innovation. A company’s culture is largely driven from the top down; hiring a new, critical member of your Board therefore is a pivotal and potentially risky time. Leaders must possess agility, courage and the tenacity to address complex management challenges that prevent companies from moving forward, whilst keeping stakeholders onside with shared corporate vision and values.

Leveraging our global talent pool, we’ll find C-Suite personnel with shared responsibility and purpose to innovate your Board and secure your succession planning.

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