Horizontal Talent: Not just another staffing agency
We believe that the right person in the right career opportunity can spark a chain reaction of success. It’s about more than work, benefits and a paycheck—we provide unparalleled support, opportunities to develop new skills and open and honest communication.
To us, success means building relationships where businesses and people bring out the best in each other to unlock their full potential. Find out what makes Horizontal Talent different.
You're more than a number to us
But we think these numbers are worth mentioning
We’ve taken a different approach to attract, vet, curate, support, and redeploy top IT, creative & digital marketing, and business & strategy management talent in the market since we opened our doors in 2003. We pride ourselves on continuous engagement and feedback, understanding our clients’ needs and the needs of our talent, and ensuring a smooth and seamless process for all involved.
Assignment completion—the industry-recognized benchmark of satisfied talent and clients
Our recruiters’ average field experience—they’re equipped with people skills and business smarts
< 36 hours
Average time to match qualified talent to an open role
24 x 7 x 365
We provide our clients with the agility, flexibility, and ability to work any time, from anywhere
Consultants who would recommend us to others
We respect expertise and individualism
In today’s market, it’s more critical than ever to find the right project, environment, and culture fit for both talent and our clients. It’s incumbent upon us to keep our clients competitive in their industry, and our recruiters do this day in and day out. No one has time to sift through dozens of resumes or wait weeks to interview.
Horizontal Talent is made up of innovators, collaborators, and connectors. Our team has an average tenure of 15 years and the subject matter expertise to find and vet top talent quickly. We recognize the need for partnership and talent strategies that enable the future of work, and we insist on providing it.
Meet our team
The differences start at the top. Horizontal Talent is made up of innovators, collaborators and connectors—with an average tenure of 15 years.
Our leadership combines their unique backgrounds and skillsets to fuel new possibilities. We pour our positive energy, strong work ethic and sense of community into everything we do.
See what others have to say
We don't often toot our own horns, but we’re extremely proud of the work we’ve accomplished and the awards we’ve received. These are some of our favorite accolades because they showcase our ability to serve both clients and our talent, and we think that’s pretty special. Toot toot.
America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, by Inc. 5000
12 years and counting
Fastest Growing U.S. Staffing Firms, by Staffing Industry Analysts
2016 - 2019
Named the 2nd largest ethnic minority-owned business in the Twin Cities by MSPBJ
Staffing Industry Analysts Diversity of Staffing
2016 - 2020
Supplier of the Year Award from North Central Minority Supplier Development Council
Information Technology Breakthrough Partner of the Year by Right Sourcing
Certified Minority Business Enterprise
Horizontal Talent is not only a certified minority-owned business, we value the benefits a diverse workforce brings—both internally and to our clients. We bring a unique perspective to the work we do. This translates to meaningful insights, productive conversations around our client’s brand and culture, and a commitment to deliver diverse talent globally. We know this translates to improved profitability, innovation, and a workplace that all workers feel inspired to contribute.
We are passionate about innovation
Emerging technology, automation, and globalization is revolutionizing every industry, and the staffing industry must keep up. Horizontal Talent is ahead of that curve. Not only does our cloud-based Applicant Tracking System provide client job requirements in real-time to our talent pipeline, it keeps all parties in the loop throughout the candidate lifecycle.
Additionally, our video interview process helps us efficiently screen and vet candidates immediately. From sourcing to redeployment, we utilize AI throughout our staffing process without losing the power of human interaction.
Finally, our proprietary talent cloud platform allows our clients another sourcing strategy to find talent in the marketplace. We know times are changing and we intend to change with them.
We’d love the opportunity to work with you.