We know the right way to handle staffing and recruitment.

We mean it when we say we're not just another agency.

4FMV was created in 2009 by a team of seasoned recruitment professionals—experienced in recruitment advertising, recruitment technology, job boards and payroll—who were disillusioned by the state of our industry.

Staffing agencies were using the opacity of their closed market to hide over-billing of clients, and to disguise the underpaying of their talent. The more we looked into it, the more it became clear that the short-term gain of un-leveling the playing field was being paid for by the long-term breakdown of trust between everyone involved.

We found that the most important factor in the relationship between the organizations who need qualified staff and the staffing agencies they are forced to deal with—trust—had eroded, thanks to years of poor communication, dubious processes and bad faith.

Both sides knew they were being mistreated, but were being offered no alternative to fix a broken system. We knew that there was a real opportunity for a company that could set this situation right, and so we came up with a very simple business model: Fair Market Value.

We know Fair Market Value is the best way to build a team.

Looking to hire
Looking to hire?
We know what employers need.

Maybe you’re assembling a team to work on an exciting new product. Maybe you’re refining the group working on your ongoing projects. Maybe you’re desperate for rock-star crunch-time help so you can meet your deadline. Or maybe you’ve just been waiting for that last piece of the puzzle, with the right personality and skills, who will help take you to the next level.

We know what's at stake.

You need people to get things done. You don’t want to waste time on an inbox overflowing with untargeted resumes. You don’t want to waste time interviewing the wrong people while the perfect candidate slips through the cracks, or gets tired of waiting and moves on. And above all, you don’t want to waste time worrying about dollars and cents when you should be focusing on your work.

You need someone you can trust to properly represent you to the very best candidates, and who will work closely with both parties throughout the process of bringing you together.

We know how to build trust.

We work with select clients and invest the time to get to know all about your projects and your culture. We make the same investment in our network of skilled contractors, making sure their knowledge and their goals line up with yours. We represent all our clients with equal respect, make sure the lines of communication are open, and above all, we promise everyone involved Fair Market Value.

Looking for work
Looking for work?
We know what drives you.

When you’re a true professional, your career journey isn’t just about your next gig. Whether you are looking for permanent, project-based or contingency work, you want cutting-edge opportunities to put your hard-earned skills to use with an organization that values your unique contribution.

We know what you're looking for.

You want an agency that treats you with respect to hook you up with an opportunity worthy of your expertise. You want a work environment that brings out the best in you. And above all, you want to know you are being represented well, treated fairly, and paid appropriately, so you can focus on doing your best work.

We know your industry.

We have built partnerships with a wide selection of the country’s most exciting and advanced organizations, and they trust us to not only provide them with top-quality talent, but also connect them with successful teammates.

We learn about both parties so that we can always match the right person with the right project at the right time.

We know how to bring you together.

We’ll do everything we can to take you to the next stage of your career, and we’ll treat you with the same consideration and compassion that we offer to the employers we’ll connect you with. With 4FMV, everyone can count on Fair Market Value.

4FMV offers our partners our Fair Market Value pledge:

4FMV always keeps our rates and processes open and transparent to all our partners throughout every stage of the recruitment process.

We keep up to date with the most current state of the market so we don’t over-bill our clients and we don’t underpay our contractors, and we’ll prove it.

We give you someone you can talk to if you need something, or someone you can just trust to go and get the job done.

We put in the time to get to know you and how best to represent you to your potential new employer or team member.

We pre-screen, interview, brief and follow up with every potential candidate we represent, and support both parties in every communication we arrange.

We promise professional staffing with a personal touch, making sure we stay connected with all parties involved to ensure everyone’s satisfaction, and learn how we can increase it in the future.

We always ensure to represent the companies we recruit for and the candidates we recruit for them with equal effort, integrity and transparency. We have no bench-warmers, no second-class citizens and we work to ensure the playing field is level for everyone.

We’re constantly researching and refreshing our knowledge and expertise so that all our partners can be sure we’re all at the forefront of our industry.

We provide all the data you need from your partner agency, including salary surveys, VMS, On-Site Recruitment, Payroll Services and Reporting, and more.

You don't have to take our word for it.

Here’s what some of our partners have to say about their experience with 4FMV: