Your future matters
Without you, there is no us. We want to know everything about you and where you want to go. JD&Co is built on a foundation of trust, positivity and a never-ending voyage to uncover and nurture the next big thing – we’re talking about you.
Our close-knit team of talented headhunters, HR specialists, consultants and recruiters thrive on seeking out the solution you need and provide strong, transparent results. Our innate collaborative nature creates an understanding with our clients, both personally and professionally we offer the upmost care and wholehearted support of your ambitions with an unrivalled industry method.
Well Hello there. Oh, you look nice. We hope you like us; we’re basically a team of people loving geeks. Yep. We did the Rubik’s Cube in one go as a kid, challenged our teachers on everything, had that Nokia 5110 and just knew Apple was around the corner. Phew. Here is a little personal insight into our much-loved brilliant team:
My Success: Reaching my goal of achieving a First in my degree. Attending one of the prettiest campuses was a pretty good perk too.
My Escape: I love travelling so that’s a difficult one. Anywhere with breath-taking views – the dramatic coastline in South Africa and the Rocky Mountains in Canada are a couple of my favourites!
My Stuff: My photos. Whenever I get a spare moment you will find me reminiscing through my thousands of photos. Epic experiences make memorable photos.
Fun Fact: I played tennis on the court next to Andy Murray – claim to fame right there
My Success: Successfully surviving my degree and graduating university with a degree in Literature.
My Escape: A warm summer day getting lost in Paris.
My Stuff: Books, books and more books. I also have an excessive amount of palette knives and oil paints.
Fun Fact: I can dislocate both of my hips!
My Success: I’m very proud to have a degree from a top UK university, and I’m also a qualified swimming instructor.
My Escape: Retail therapy, always.
My Stuff: A good cup of coffee or tea, I’m also a bit of a watch enthusiast, Oh and I’m never too far from my Instagram.
Fun Fact: I can cross one eye and keep the other straight.
My Success: I am a qualified gymnastics coach, I survived my degree and I managed to begin my career within an exciting, dynamic company.
My Escape: Sunset on Santorini Island, Greece. The most beautiful place in the world!
My Things: I am a lipstick hoarder, Netflix enthusiast and chocolate addict.
Fun Fact: I know everything about sixteenth century British monarchy. History geek right here.
My Success: Completing a law degree and travelling to many parts of the world.
My Escape: Anywhere with a Sky Sports subscription and a good beer selection! Failing that, anywhere with a sandy beach and all year sunshine; I love going on holiday as much as possible!
My Stuff: My lovely niece (and soon to be another niece or nephew) and my iPhone. I also own an unusual amount of sunglasses…
Fun Fact: It’s probably obvious that I’m a bit of a football fan! I’ve watched football in some pretty awesome and random places; France, Germany and Slovakia to name a few, and was in the crowd for England v Wales at Euro 2016.
My Success: Co- setting up an app that helps keep people safe when getting home. Learning Spanish to a fluent level and running two half marathons for charity – third one is due this summer!
My Escape: Travel is one of the most important things for me, being on a beach or in the mountains anywhere in the world is my favourite. Most importantly, family time, just always goes too fast!
My Stuff: I am a massive sport and yoga nut. I am always keen to learn new things, will embark on many journeys to learn new sports, read new things or understand the world a little better. Love technology and usually spend my time while bored scrolling through Instagram!
Fun Fact: I was rescued out of the jungle in Colombia after a landslide nearly wiped out the village I was staying in – almost didn’t find The Lost City..but did eventually!
My Success: Relationships, Leadership, Supporting others wherever I can to help them achieve success
My Escape: Maldives when budget allows but when it doesn’t……. Minehead!
My Stuff: I love music and cannot live without my guitar, let alone my iphone or ipod! Sports are also a huge passion of mine, though I am found more on the golf course rather than the football pitch these days.
Fun Fact: As a child I was a budding thespian and rubbed shoulders with a number of well-known faces in Film & TV
My Success: Junking outdated recruitment practises, founding and growing two businesses, finding and hiring the best tech-space talent, working with game-changing and cool founders, and liberating my inner geek with some of the latest technology.
My Escape: I love what I do too much to escape, but my last trip to India was inspiring and I came back a yogi. Weekends normally involve family, food and the great outdoors.
My Stuff: Did someone say “Apple”? I’m a one-woman walking office: a charger for every occasion, trainers for getting around town and a spare pair of heels. Ample supply of coconut water.
Fun Fact: I’m an awesome tap dancer. I can roll my tongue. Back in the day I was a proud owner of an Atari and Sony Walkman TPS-L2.
My Success: Order, lists, and delivering happiness.
My Escape: Hawaii, for sure. It’s the mix of peace and the tranquillity of paradise with mini America. Next stop, Vietnam!
My Stuff: It’s got to be my iWatch. My new gadge’ has quickly become my ‘must-wear’ item. Plus any fashion, gossip, geek, and tech vessel, and social networking is all right up my street
Fun Fact: I once threw myself out of a plane from 15000 feet. And I can touch my nose with my tongue.
My Success: Being efficient does it for me. Getting the job done and done right.
My Escape: Spending my honeymoon on the beautiful island of the Seychelles was heaven on earth. Sun, sea, and serenity makes me happy!
My Things: iPad, iPhone, iwatch…iLove! Gadgets aside, my two little boys are my true love and they make me proud to be their mummy every single day.
Fun Fact: I’ve dined in a 7-star restaurant under the Persian Gulf, transported there by none other than a submarine!
My Success: Leaving the rat race and freelancing has meant I’m less stressed and have more time for the important people in my life
My Escape: Weekends at our Southampton retreat
My Things: Massive movie fan with over 1500 films in my collection
Fun Fact: I can drive a Steam Train, and have done on the Main Line – and it’s how I met my partner having shovelled five tons of coal
My Success: Having spent 10 years working as the lead singer onboard Princess Cruise line, I have visited 32 countries, and have friends in every corner of the globe. I also enjoyed working as an Event Entertainments consultant producing solutions for companies around the world and even performed at Windsor Castle for the queens household, oh and I run a pub too!
My Escape: On a cruise ship in the middle of the sea with a book in my hand
My Things: My two gorgeous children, my disco lights and my microphone!
Fun Fact: I used to be a Butlins Redcoat after winning the job by competing in a TV gameshow, I can break out the caterpillar move pretty much on demand!
My Success: I came first in a competition for ‘Waggiest Tail’!
My Escape: Sleeping at the feet of any of my work friends and getting a tummy tickle.
My Stuff: My football, my JDers and my bed.
Fun Fact: I am an ace at tricks and have found I will do anything for a gravy bone!
We don’t have a rigid checklist of requirements to join our buzzing team of possibilities as we believe like attracts like. But we will say this; you’ll know what you want, be a champion of people, open, accepting, enterprising, a lover of all things tech and social, and posses an unweaving faith in yourself and your client. We like happy faces with a positive and loyal core. Sound like you? Drop us a line.
Remember: There is no spoon.