Recruitment & Resourcing

Professional support for peace of mind


Getting to know Jennifer De Maria

You and I could be having a chat about sourcing candidates, how phone screens went, crazy ideas you have, or how bad the weather is here in Northern Ireland. I'm a generalist recruiter, working on all levels of roles from entry to C-level.  Hires I've helped make have been with domain expertise in tech, marketing, sales, consulting, finance, product, medical science, AI and consulting.  I've led recruitment consultants through complex client delivery projects, typically work on senior management roles in the area of marketing or human resources.

You can find me travelling to the ancient islands of Ireland and Croatia, or screaming at the side-lines (sorry in advance to any referees reading this) in support of my children's football and basketball teams.  Before the little devils came along I either lived or travelled in the UK, USA, Sweden, Croatia, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Italy.
Services as a Recruiter

Candidate Management
ATS systems
Talent Pooling/Pipelining
Phone/Video Screening
Market Insights


Global searches with relocation
Emerging Markets sourcing
Strong network connections with local in-country recruitment talent


As a generalist recruiter I have worked across many industries, here are a few.





Private Equity




Including Bio-Tech & Fin-Tech












My Blog

Thoughts and outbursts from my world as a recruiter

There is so much going on beneath the surface in the day of a Recruiter. What you know changes with every interaction, challenge, email, phone call and life experience.  I write every so often about the insights, new discoveries and breakthroughs, that I face when getting my hands dirty in the thicket of this beautiful, tempestuous, and human-driven recruiting universe.

The Politics of America

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

My son is in his 3rd year of a Politics degree and my husband’s Great Uncle was Dr Ivan Ribar, the First President of Yugoslavia, who was succeeded by Tito. Needless to say the Political banter in our house is […]

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Animals Have Personalities

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

Dr Jane Goodall on World Animal Day We are part off and not separate from the animal kingdom Animals are more intelligent than we think and that’s birds, pigs, all the animals we mistreat in intensive farming. Each one of […]

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A CHRO With No HR Background?

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

6 reasons why a CEO could consider a CHRO with no HR background. 6 tips for business leaders transitioning to a CHRO role. Great read and case studies in this article by Claire Harbour and Antoine Tirard CHRO READ  

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Fraudulent Advertising

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

Tim Hwang draws an extended analogy between the pre-2007 housing bubble and today’s market for digital advertising. Despite the extent of surveillance tech, a lot of the data that fuels ad targeting is garbage. There’s the astonishing level of digital ad […]

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No Future For Business As Usual

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

There is no future for business as usual. Our current economic system has led to exacerbated social inequalities and loss of nature. 70% of us are affected by rising inequalities. Working with nature in the infrastructure and built environment system […]

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Company Loyalty

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

I overheard a conversation between a man around 50 ‘ish and a lady of a similar age while walking their dogs. “I’ve was with xxx for 30 years and now Covid….I’ve been let go, and got nothing from them, not […]

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Master Chief

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

🎮 Any of you fellow Gen X’ers out there inspired to take up gaming again? Or maybe you’ve never stopped 💨 I used to play Halo with my son in the Noughties and have started playing a bit of Fortnite […]

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By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

An RSPB NI review reveals that 83% of government commitments (35/42) set out in the 2015-2020 Northern Ireland Biodiversity Strategy have not been adequately met. Come on Northern Ireland, we can do better than this.👊 Have you not enjoyed exploring and […]

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Bias In AI

By Jennifer De Maria | December 4, 2020

Bias in AI is being addressed by a new algorithm developed by Dr Deepak Padmanabhan from Queen’s University Belfast “White-sounding names received 50 per cent more call-backs than those with black-sounding names” “Call-back rates tend to fall substantially for workers in […]

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Biomimicry Butterflies and Cypris Materials

By Jennifer De Maria | December 3, 2020

🧠Genius – a paint that reflects wavelengths of light to produce the 1st safe colour for consumer products instead of using unsafe toxic pigments and dyes, harmful to the environment. ☣ Cypris Materials, Inc. invented this using structural coloration found […]

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