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Recruitment Team in Sheffield UK - Benchmark Recruit

Meet the Team

Recruitment is definitely a people industry and we think at Benchmark we have the best in the business – and together our vision is to be the most motivated, high performing recruitment team in Yorkshire.

We have a team of talented individuals at Benchmark HQ and are always on the look out for other dynamic people to jump on board and join us in our recruitment journey.

If you have something special and think you have what it takes to join the Benchmark crew get in touch.

In the meantime, you can meet our current Benchmark team here:

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Louisa Harrison-Walker

Managing Director
Childhood Ambition: to be a farmer.

Biography: Yorkshire girl born and bred, so it is illegal for her to not like Henderson’s Relish! Louisa heads Benchmark. Her degree in Politics from Leeds Uni only really comes in to play when she has had a drink and fancies a left or right wing rant, depending which Gemini twin she is channeling. After refining her craft and securing the top spot at recruitment super brand Office Angels she persuaded best friend Amy to bring her training and management skills to the table and raise the bar by launching a new brand of recruitment. If Louisa wasn’t a recruitment director she would be a farmer, and in her spare time she is tackling an allotment. Peas, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers; a doddle. She is yet to master sweetcorn.

Recruitment, Sheffield, recruitment consultant, Rebecca


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Rebecca Morris

Operations Manager

Specialism: Office Support, Legal and Finance
Childhood Ambition: to be a ballerina

Biography: Rebecca moved from her rural home town of Herefordshire to Sheffield to study in 2007 – she loved it so much she hasn’t left since! Falling into a career in law, Rebecca decided that whilst she loved her clients drafting Wills wasn’t the feel good factor she was after. In her four years at BM HQ she has has risen through the ranks from Trainee Consultant to now running the good ship Benchmark as Operations Manager; focusing on supporting the team and delivering a quality Benchmark experience. She is also proud Mummy of two cats Marmite and Mabel.  When Rebecca isn’t in our HQ you’ll find her residing in her new abode in Kelham Island.

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant,


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Lucy Sibbald

Communications & Marketing Manager
Childhood Ambition: to be a Dairy Farmer

Biography: Lucy is a true Sheffield-er and was brought up on Henderson’s Relish and watching the Blades. She was reluctantly taken over the hills to Manchester as a teenager, but always had a yearning to get back to Sheffield. While in Manchester, Lucy’s Saturday job was working at Manchester City’s ticket office and had the confusing identity of being a red and a blue for a while! When she’s not marketing and communicating, you can find her out on the hills mountain biking or walking her lurcher with a tribe of children. And if it snows there’s no stopping her on her snowboard.

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant, Amelie


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Amelie De Candolle

Consultant

Childhood Ambition: to be an actress

Biography: Say ‘bonjour’ to Amelie who is Parisian born and bilingual in French. With French genes, as you would expect, she has a passion for fashion and is also a keen muso – her specialist subject is the 60’s and 70’s and wishes she could time travel back so she could fully embrace the culture of the time. Amelie moved up North after trying to make it in the music industry in London and deciding to study fashion up North. Her creative mind and love working with creative individuals has led her to work in recruitment and join Benchmark.

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant, Kate


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Kate Beswick

Consultant

Childhood Ambition: to be a Florist

Biography: Kate came over the borders from the High Peak to Sheffield for her Criminology degree at Sheffield Hallam in 2010, and liked the bright lights of the city so much she stayed! She uses her detective skills regularly to hunt out the best eateries in Sheffield and spends her time recreating dishes at home. She burns off the calories consumed by staying active; whether it’s at the gym or competing in the Sheffield Half Marathon, Kate is always looking for a fitness challenge.

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant, Adam


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Adam Hooley

Consultant

Childhood Ambition: to own a games studio

Biography: Adam is the techie of the team working in the games industry for over eight years as a tester and designer. While he loved his time in the industry, and still holds it close to his heart, he to put down the controller to take up recruitment three years ago. Not only did he work in the sector but lives and breathes all things technology; he’s a self professed geek who loves tech, games and comics. Born in West Yorkshire, he moved across to Sheffield when he was three and has very happily lived here since. He’s loud, friendly and always up for a chat, when he is not working he is probably playing The Witcher on his xbox or watching Anime.

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant, Ellie


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Ellie Langley

Marketing Co-ordinator

Childhood Ambition: to be a firewoman

Biography: Ellie is our second homegrown Benchmark-er, having started out as an apprentice at 18, a year later she became a full time Office Administrator – and was so good she’s been fast tracked to a Marketing Co-ordinator at Benchmark HQ. Ellie is a huge film buff and is able to recite the film Tangled word for word. Last year she had two new additions to her family, and is now known as the ‘silly Auntie’ who can crack a smile out of her niece and nephew even when in the darkest of tantrums. Deep down Ellie is a hopeless romantic and dreams that one day she will marry Tom Hardy. And once that’s done, she’d love nothing more than snuggling up on the sofa on a Sunday afternoon with a big bar of chocolate (with Tom obvs!).

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant, Cortney


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Holly Liversidge

Office Administrator

Childhood Ambition: to be a Chef

Biography: Holly is our new apprentice on the block and is completing a Finance and Business Apprenticeship at Sheffield City College. Joining us at just 17, she has now celebrated her 18th birthday and is able to enjoy our social events even more; she has discovered her favourite tipple is Cider! You wouldn’t guess it but Holly is a gamer and often spends time chilling with her X-Box.

Recruitment, Sheffield, Recruitment consultant, benchmark


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If you feel you would be good at finding Dream Careers and building Dream Teams, then we would love to hear from you.

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