for Job Seekers

Below are answers to the most common questions we are asked about how Ursus finds top sales talent for the world's most innovative companies.

How is Ursus different from other recruiting agencies?

Founded in 2015, Ursus focuses on matching pioneering companies with the bet technical talent. Ursus partners with the fastest growing and most innovative companies throughout the US and Europe. We personally work with all of our candidates and specialize in recruiting for technical roles exclusively. Our recruiters focus solely on the candidate relationship, ensuring that you have the best experience and are always a top priority. Our account managers in turn, represent our clients, safeguarding their needs. This segmented approach enables us to provide our clients not only with the best candidates, but more importantly, the right people to help scale their business

Is Ursus a local service or international?

Ursus has offices in both the US and the UK. Our four offices are located in San Francisco, Sacramento, Reno, NV and London. For more information on the markets each office targets, check out our office locations page.

How long does the Ursus process take?

The typical recruitment process takes between two to six weeks, depending on the position, the competition in the market, and urgency of both parties. We strive to provide and receive ongoing feedback during the process. The more communication and engagement we have with you as a candidate the more precise we can be in our efforts.

What does the Ursus process look like?

After you connect with a recruiter through this form, we will reach out to you within 24 hours. We’ll go over your career goals and previous experience. At Ursus, we value building genuine relationships, so we have all of our candidates come into our office for an in-person meeting or if remote we connect via video chat. After the initial meeting, we set up interviews for you with companies that match your skill sets.  You’ll go through a streamlined and clear process, with plenty of preparation and direct feedback. Your recruiter will be with you every step of the way from beginning to offer letter.

What positions does Ursus recruit for?

Ursus offers technology jobs with top employers throughout the U.S and Europe. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement technology opportunities. Our staffing specialists work to understand your unique career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. If you don’t see an opportunity for a technology job that fits your background and expertise, you can still submit your resume and sign up for our weekly job alerts to get new technology job opportunities delivered straight to your email.

Does Ursus recruit for contract or permanent positions?

Both! Although the majority of our work is with companies looking for contract or contract to hire positions.

Do I have to work exclusively with Ursus?

Ursus does not require job seekers to work exclusively with our company. Instead, we do ask that candidates are open and candid about all options they are considering. Oftentimes, a job seeker may be interested in or interviewing for a position at a company where Ursus has a relationship. Letting your recruiter know the entire expanse of your job search will ensure you land a new position as quickly as possible.

What kind of companies does Ursus partner with?

Ursus partners with companies all of sizes and across many vertical industries but focused exclusively on providing technical talent across four practice specialties. Our clients include high growth companies, global 1000 and newly funded startups.

How much does working with Ursus cost?

Ursus is completely free for job seekers. All we require is for candidates to be an active participant in their job search.

How do I get in touch with Ursus?

Connect with us using this form or click on “Connect With Ursus above! A recruiter will reach out to you within 24 hours to start your job search. After you fill out our form, you should receive a confirmation email.

Can I work at Ursus?

Ursus is always hiring motivated and dynamic people who are interested in recruiting. If you would like to learn about open positions at any of our offices, please send an email to [email protected]