Candidate Frequently Asked Questions

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

Founded in 2015, Ursus focuses on matching pioneering companies with the best talent. Ursus partners with the fastest growing and most innovative companies throughout the US and Europe.  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


Ashpruha P. – Procurement Manager

“That’s awesome. I think your candidate quality is really good, which makes my hiring managers wanting to keep working with you and that’s also why I send every requisition your way. Kudos to your recruiting team!”

Ka C. – I.T. Manager

"The Ursus team is fantastic to work with; the team took the time to understand our unique requirements. They communicate regularly during the course of the engagement and made sure every step of the process was smooth and efficient."

Konstantin V. – I.T. Technical Project Manager

"The Ursus team was very professional and easy to work with. They provided consistent status updates on where you stand, coached me on what to expect in interviews. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Ursus to any professional who needs assistance in job placement."

Bobev S. – Software Engineer

"The first day at the client, the Ursus team personally came to introduce me to the company. HR processes are efficient and less time-consuming compared to other companies. Time-tracking system is easy to use. Everyone at Ursus is very helpful and positive minded."

Stephen B. – Application Support Analyst

"I was given excellent support from the Ursus team, including lots of very useful information to guide me through the various stages of the interview. As soon as the team had completed assisting me with my job hunt, I actually felt like I was part of a team. In short, it became obvious to me very early on that the entire team at Ursus just genuinely care."

Ulrich H. – Director of Cloud Management Services

“Ursus helped me staff a significant project that involved moving thousands of systems and data to multiple public cloud providers. Their project management support and ability to find talent across multiple disciplines was one of the key factors to a successful migration.”

Otelima A. – Support Analyst

"Ursus was totally professional and great to work with. They are a results oriented organization and follow through on every detail in achieving success in any given assignment. They are easy to work with and communicate frequently. I particularly liked the fact that Ursus did not keep me in the dark regarding the role I applied for. They provided me regular updates which was very helpful. Working with the Ursus team was really enjoyable and I gladly recommend her to anyone who wants to have success in client placement in any organization."

Aaron L. – Infrastructure Consultant

"The Ursus team was very professional and easy to work with. They provided consistent status updates on where the project stood and delivered results on time. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Ursus."

Bruce D. – Director of Call Center Operations

"This has definitely been the most enjoyable assignment of my career thus far. Having a team go the extra mile to make sure the position, team and environment are a great fit, and caring enough to make sure their assessment was correct, and both the team and I are happy has truly meant a great deal to me. Thank you Ursus!"

Lauren S. – Talent Manager

“…thank you for continuing to help us fill our hardest roles -- you do it with grace!”

Mitchell S. – Sr. Director of Platform Operations

"This is my first time I engaged with Ursus, and I have to say, there is something that set them apart from the rest. Honest and truly open communication with both sides, the candidate (which was my case) and the employer. Definitively a great team of professionals. Thank you for all your dedication and support!”

Takahashi S. – Director of Application Development

“The Ursus team helped us plan and execute the migration of existing applications and the launch of new applications into the public cloud and continues to provide us with quality software development talent.”

Anne H. – Sr. Talent Program Manager

"You’ve had some of the best candidates come through on this project that I’ve seen. So, first thank you for the quality of candidate you’ve put forward"

Amy T. – Business Operations Analyst

"I have worked with many recruiters in my 15-year career and I don’t recall any recruiters even coming close to the Ursus team’s caliber and ability."

Tom H. – VP of Procurement

“Your candidate quality is really, really good, which makes our hiring managers wanting to keep working with you and that’s also why I send every requisition your way. Kudos to your recruiting team!”

Antonia P. – UX Developer

“I would like to jot you a quick note to thank you for the hand-written welcoming card I received yesterday. In the time of our world’s epidemic business this personalized gesture was like a breath of fresh air, and I sincerely appreciate it. Also, it tells me a lot about you and Ursus. Besides that, I wanted to tell you about my wonderful experience working with one of your senior recruiters. Her support, willingness to go the extra mile and caring personal touch made all the difference in the world for me in this job searching journey.”