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We are an award-winning recruitment consultancy based in London, Germany and the US, finding and recruiting excellence from the brightest students and graduates to the most distinguished leaders across the globe.

We’re reshaping

Dartmouth Partners recruiting excellence from Classroom to Boardroom™.

We founded Dartmouth Partners with one goal - to change the face of recruitment. We wanted to create an exceptional hiring experience, providing unrivalled recruitment guidance from your first role to the moment when you begin to build your own team.

Since 2012, that’s exactly what we’ve done. We’ve delivered consistently outstanding performance by staying true to our core values of excellence and kindness. Now, we’re considered one of the best recruitment partners in the industry, frequently recognised in the Sunday Times 100, Financial Times UK Leading Recruiters, Recruiter Hot 100, and more.

What sets us apart? Being exceptional. Taking a strategic and personal approach to problem-solving, and creating enduring relationships with our clients and candidates. We’re not just here for the short term; we’re here for you at every turn, every transformation, and every triumph in your professional journey.

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Delivering excellence is about making the complex simple.

We combine our experience, expertise, and global reach to find the simplest solutions for all briefs, guaranteeing the perfect match for every role.

Our specialists are dedicated to understanding the intricacies of the markets they partner in, making them sought-after not just for their expansive client and candidate networks but also for their market intelligence. They know your business’s industry deeply and find incisive ways of manoeuvring through even its most complicated hiring problems.

As the long-term trusted advisor to over 500 firms, we set the gold standard in recruitment by challenging traditional hiring methods and championing innovation.


Making an exceptional team takes all kinds of people. We know that high achievers come from any background, and we are committed to supporting diverse talent with equal access and opportunities to a successful professional future.

Ready to
raise the bar?

When you join the Dartmouth Partners team, you’re joining a network of global recruitment companies with unlimited opportunities.

If you have the talent, we have the bespoke learning and development, rapid career progression, and values-led culture to drive your success.


The bigger

Alongside our parent company, Kernel Global, and sister companies, Pure Search and Catalyst Partners, we are a group of leading global recruitment firms focused on creating a positive impact in our industries. Thanks to our innovation, strong reputation, and the fact that we love what we do, we can support ambitious growth at a pace that drives change. Our global teams are based in the thriving hubs of London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and two US offices located in New York and Charlotte.

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Which industries do you recruit for?

We specialise in multiple sectors, with a primary focus on the financial and professional services industry, recruiting at all levels, from graduate to senior roles. We partner with clients across the following industries:

Why do I need a recruiter?

Changing careers, onboarding a new hire, or building out a team are time-consuming processes that can often involve a lot of administrative and moving components. Instead of spending hours searching for the perfect role or employee, we do the work for you. We take the stress and challenges out of recruitment and guide you through the entire process with our market-leading expertise. We have an extensive global network of sought-after candidates and industry-leading clients to connect exceptional people with unique opportunities.

What is your process?


  • Send in your CV or apply for one of our roles. Or we’ll find you through our network and invite you to apply.
  • You’ll meet with one of our specialist consultants. We want to know you, so we take time to understand your goals, skills and potential.
  • If you’re suitable for a role, we’ll put you forward, occasionally conducting a range of skills and psychometric tests depending on the client’s needs.
  • We arrange the interviews and help you prepare with briefings. We’ll provide detailed feedback after every stage in the process.
  • We negotiate your offer and check in during onboarding and once you’ve settled.
  • We’re always on hand with market insights and advice. We support you through your current role and are there for you when the time comes for a new one.


  • Our global network of candidates enables us to find the right fit for every role, from entry-level to senior leadership.
  • We carry out a demanding pre-screening process on all candidates, conducting technical and competency-based tests to suit your needs and the role requirements.
  • We take the time to understand our clients’ challenges, working in partnership to devise a search and selection process that addresses these and provides a clear route to the most rewarding solution.

What is the Classroom to Boardroom model?

Our Classroom to Boardroom recruitment model is our industry-unique approach to supporting talented students through their careers to leadership positions. We partner with leading global universities and screen over 40,000 CVs each year to place the top talent into apprenticeships, internships and graduate roles. We work with these candidates throughout their careers, helping them to navigate obstacles and providing them with guidance and resources for every stage of their career path, eventually becoming part of our valued client network.

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Ready for that
exceptional role?

Whatever your next career move, we’re here to guide you through every stage, from application to interview, negotiation and beyond. Let’s find your next exciting opportunity.

Ready for that exceptional candidate?

Building the right team takes more than just searching. It requires market intelligence and a trusted network of partnerships. Our recruitment experts will help you find the best talent to drive your business forward.

Let’s talk

Want to speak with us? Whatever your challenge or ambition, talk to one of our team members, and let’s find the right way forward.