Recruiting At Its Best

Working with you to succeed

Founded in 2017, HK Recruiting is a women-owned business dedicated to working with clients to identify and place the best and brightest talent – and with candidates to find the most complementary positions for their skills and interests. HK Recruiting’s scientific expertise and industry experience provide a unique synergy, allowing us to successfully recruit at all levels – from entry level to executive positions. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, we recruit nationwide for companies in the biotech, life science, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Helen brings thorough and perceptive insights about candidates, and has helped us to build a world-class team.
Kamni Vijay
VP and General Manager, Genomics Division, Agilent Technologies
Christina communicated clearly, worked diligently with us, and the results came through in the form of many talented people who are now thriving in our company.
Michael Schwartz
Head of Solution Marketing, Benchling
Helen was engaged, thoughtful and a genuine partner in helping us place these roles. I look forward to working with Helen in the future.
Bob Doust
Formerly VP of R&D, BD Biosciences
Helen’s ability to work with both hiring managers and candidates to keep both parties informed, updated and happy has kept my work with her smooth and predictable every time.
Steve Kulisch
Formerly VP of Marketing, BD Biosciences

Meet The Team

Helen Kurtz

Managing Partner, Executive Recruiter

Christina Staubus

Executive Recruiter
Katie Lu

Katie Lu

Executive Recruiter

Why Work With Us

Industry Experience

Our team of recruiters brings together over 40 years of combined experience in the Life Sciences with backgrounds ranging from bench scientists to technical sales representatives. We have been on both sides of the equation and understand the nuances of the Life Sciences Industry.

Targeted Recruiting

Working in close partnership with our clients, we leverage our scientific expertise and industry knowledge to have a targeted approach to recruiting, providing fully vetted on target candidates every time.

People First Approach

While our first love is science, our passion is people! We strive to maintain a first-class candidate experience and prioritize collaborating with candidates on their career goals above and beyond anything else.

Attention to Detail

The job market moves fast and so do we, however the key to our success is attention to detail when working with our candidates and clients. Whether facilitating panel interviews or negotiating offers our team approach ensures a smooth process with every hire.

Our Services