Karen has had many successful years’ experience as a recruiter in Edinburgh and Jersey. She trained in recruitment best practice through the recognised recruitment body, the REC, and has also trained in best practice research principles for sourcing candidates. Karen joined Thomas & Dessain in 1997 and in 2004 had a break from recruitment for five years, developing a new legal HR service in the Channel Islands. She returned to Thomas & Dessain in 2009.
Karen is responsible for sourcing permanent opportunities for candidates specialising in Accountancy, Trust, Funds, Company Secretarial, Compliance, IT, Marketing and Human Resources, predominantly within the financial services industry, but also non-finance related sectors.
Using a personal and consultative approach, Karen offers complimentary recruitment consultancy services to her candidates, such as identifying personal value and coaching in interview techniques, to assist them in securing new opportunities.
As business development manager, Karen is always actively seeking opportunities for all candidates registered with Thomas & Dessain.