Get to know Jo Holdsworth Recruitment.

Big enough to deliver, small enough to care.

Our background

After amassing extensive experience working for both national and independent agencies, Jo Holdsworth established JHR in January 2005.

Jo felt there was a gap in the market for a commercial recruitment agency to offer a more consultative approach, supporting clients and candidates by offering a truly tailored and personalised recruitment service. From the outset, Jo was determined that JHR would offer a premium level of service, focusing on her proven areas of expertise, such as office support recruitment, sales, property, legal, marketing and call centres.


From our office in Leeds, we offer a personalised recruitment service to local Leeds Businesses, whilst having the infrastructure and service offerings to provide a national reach.

By engaging employees with extensive expertise and innovative ways of working, we’ve been able to further extend the recruitment services we offer, supporting all commercial needs from entry level to C-level executives across the UK.

Expertise on the team

We have a team of highly experienced consultants, with the average experience of our consultants at 15 years and collectively we have over 100 years of recruitment experience across our team.

This ensures that we understand the importance of delivering a quality service, improving time to hire and ultimately placing candidates who stay and develop with the companies we match them to.


Join the JHR team

Interested in a career in recruitment? Want to join a progressive business, beating company records year on year? We’d love to hear from you!

For more information please contact our Director Becki at or call the office on 0113 233 7760.


Our team


Jo Holdsworth

Managing Director


Davina Cooke

Director Executive Search


Becki Hume



Andrea Lee

Senior Consultant


Danielle Hurley

Managing Consultant


Emily Lilley

Branch Manager

Charlotte Stead

Senior Account Manager

Lucie Hayward

Compliance & Payroll Lead


Monica Sutton

Talent Manager

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