WE ARE: The Talent Cluster

WE ARE: The Talent Cluster

Starting today, and for a number of days, we will be sharing our own aquaculture stories. We briefly shared a part of our story in a previous part. Today, however, we want to formally present you with The Talent Cluster. The Talent Cluster is a global consultancy that specializes in the food industry. Specifically in the Aquaculture, Seafood, Fisheries, and Feeds sectors. We are centered around unlocking the power of talent. Offering a unique 360° service of Executive Search, Search&Selection, Staffing, Outsourcing, and Employer Marketing Services. At The Talent Cluster, we are focused on being the preferred HR partner in our sectors.

The beginning

In the first place, we are not looking to compete against others. Instead, we are focusing our aim on improving the ways we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business. This with the final goal of becoming the Quality Benchmark for recruitment and talent in the regions and sectors we serve. To accordingly address our vision and complete our mission, we base our operations on different values and skills. We are fearless and courageous, which is why you will find us challenging ideas and looking for excellence in everything we do.

We are also ambitious, innovators, and change agents. Our beliefs are based on honesty, loyalty, openness, and fairness, which are our ethical starting points. It is thanks to our foundations and our skills that we can deliver professional and high-quality service to Clients, Talents, Partners, and Suppliers. Our consultants, with their skills and in-depth knowledge of the market, will hence help any business in our sector thrive.

Therefore, The Talent Cluster's strategy is to expand and diversify the business into the whole food industry sectors, professional disciplines, geography, and level of focus. To be the leading specialist recruitment consultancy. By enabling organizations access to talent and ensuring the future employability of people in each of our chosen markets.

Furthermore, what sets The Talent Cluster brands apart is our teams' specialist understanding of their area of work. Their deep insight into specific products and marketplaces allows a highly efficient and effective service — for clients and candidates alike.

Our brands

Our main brands, serving the aquaculture and seafood industry all centered around unlocking the power of talent.


DB-Partner, we are the only staffing agency working exclusively in the Seafood industry for over a decade. In fact, we are pioneers in temporary and permanent placement in our sector. Relying consequently on an expansive pool of diverse and skilled talent, which allows us to provide reliable and quality-oriented solutions for Seafood producers in Norway.


With AquacultureTalent we are offering Executive Search, Permanent Placement, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, and Employer Branding Services for the Aquaculture, Seafood, and Fisheries industries. We are global leaders in search and headhunting in these sectors. With headquarters in Norway, USA, and France. Alongside talent consultants that are committed to delivering excellent talent to all of our clients. Focusing on the attraction and retention of the best talent for any business in the sector. And lastly, we are creating strong Employer Brands and Employee Value Propositions for them, to increase attraction and engagement!


WeAreAquaculture, our creative division, specialized in marketing and advertising in our industry. Particularly offering Brand Strategy and Social Media services, bringing people closer to brands, by designing and activating better customer and talent journeys. Dedicated to CEOs, HR Directors and Managers, Business Leaders, and specialists in the Aquaculture, Seafood, and Fisheries industries. We feature Interviews, Case Studies, Talent and Companies stories, Employer Branding, Industry insights. We are a specialized mix of curated, exclusive, original, and premium content. And we are decided to bring awareness and provide creative solutions to our communities.

Evolving with the Industry!

We have grown as a group since Jon Botn-Jørgensen established J.B.J Holding what today is The Talent Cluster. Therefore we continue to grow and evolve to deliver in the seafood, aquaculture, and food sector, market knowledge, and a consultative approach to Talent Management. The one thing that remains unchanged after over a decade is The Talent Cluster's commitment to our specialized sectors and the professional success of its clients, candidates, and employees. The Talent Cluster across all brands now employs over 310 people in five countries and reported a turnover of over $15m in 2020.

In our series #WE ARE, we will be sharing with you the stories of those talented people in our team and the brands they are representing. This is who WE ARE. Hence we present you Aleksander, Leah, Laetitia, Andrea, Ruben, Jørgen, Björn, Cristian, and Jon.

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