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The HT Group Welcomes Jayson Spaits as Managing Director of the Technical Services Division


10-Year Veteran Recruiter Jayson Spaits assumes the leadership position at one of Austin’s fastest-growing human capital firms

Austin, TX (May 17, 2017) – The HT Group, a total-solution human capital firm, announces the addition of technical recruiting veteran Jayson Spaits as Managing Director, Technical Services Division.

As Managing Director, Spaits will lead one of the top technical search divisions in the competitive Central Texas market, taking the helm of a team proficient in attracting top talent from across the U.S. His background includes more than 10 years in technical recruiting and experience developing and fostering team culture during company growth.

Before joining The HT Group, Spaits led a team of technical recruiters at the ettain group (Timberhorn prior to acquisition), where he helped increase total revenue by 400% over 4 years. Prior to that, he was at Spherion (Technisource prior to acquisition), where he increased contractor headcount in National Accounts by 50+ contractors per quarter.

As a recruiter, he accumulated numerous top producer awards, which he attributes to his personal philosophy that, “Recruiting is all about giving back and helping people grow.” He is excited to come aboard The HT Group as it continues on a path of growth.

Mark Turpin, CEO noted, “Our tech division has extensive knowledge of the positions we recruit for in order to connect with high quality candidates. Jayson’s experience in his field and dedication to team-building made him an optimal fit to take the lead in our Tech division.”

At The HT Group, Spaits joins a growing team of 35 serving four specialized divisions—Staffing, Professional, Technical and Retained Search—with locations in Austin, Beaumont, and Orange.

Jim Gilliam, President of The HT Group, adds, “In addition to providing best-in-class service to his clients, Jayson was an integral part in Timberhorn being named a Best Place to Work by the Dallas Business Journal. We are excited to add him to our team.”


About The HT Group

The HT Group provides Texas companies with human capital solutions through four specialized divisions — Staffing, Professional, Technical and Retained Search. Top-ranked by the Austin Business Journal since 2004, The HT Group has a trusted track record as a partner that can seek out and deliver exceptional talent.

The HT Group was founded as HT Staffing in 2001 to meet the region’s needs for traditional temporary staffing in administrative, light industrial, manufacturing and similar fields. Since then, The HT Group has matched the astronomical growth of the Texas market, and the firm changed its name in 2014 to reflect the full breadth of human capital solutions it now offers.

The firm serves Central Texas staffing needs through its Austin office and Southeast Texas through its Beaumont and Orange offices. For more information, please visit