Jo is a chartered member of the CIPD and brings to EML a wealth of HR experience across various sectors including manufacturing, construction and warehousing and distribution. She is an accomplished and driven HR professional with particular experience in devising and implementing effective people strategies and strengthening talent to improve leadership and organisational performance.
Before joining EML, Jo spent 3 years working as a HR Growth Coach, supporting HR professionals and senior managers who are accessing the Level 5 CIPD qualification apprenticeship scheme. Prior to that, she worked in various HR roles across a range of businesses, including Regional HR Manager for a large manufacturing company, and HR Manager for a UK leading housing and care provider.
Jo is a PTLLS qualified (platform for teaching in lifelong learning sector) and a trained facilitator who is passionate about training. She is EML’s ‘Outplacement‘ expert and has many years’ experience supporting employees affected by redundancy or retirement. She is passionate about providing a personalised, bespoke service to our clients so that outgoing employees can confidently navigate the job market or make the transition from employment to retirement. Jo is also an accredited DISC practitioner. DISC is used to help interpret, communicate and understand people’s personalities and behaviour in the workplace through statistical analysis of graph combinations.
Outside of work, Jo is a busy mum of 1 who enjoys walking her Japanese Akita named Yoshi (or does he walk her!), and is captain and treasurer of her local netball team. Jo is also an associate and volunteer for ‘Mummy’s Star’, a unique charity providing dedicated cancer support to women and their families in the UK and Ireland.