An award-winning business woman, Jo is also an expert in recruitment and selection with 17 years’ experience in the industry. She has taken this expertise to develop students at the University of Sunderland in Employability in her role as Associate Lecturer she has held since 2014. She has a career spanning the UK and Australia, and was a recruiter for the New South Wales Government in Sydney.
She has spent the past 12 years in operational HR and is passionate about keeping HR Practical, Simple and Human!
Jo graduated in HRM and IT, from the University of Sunderland in 2001 and went on to study her Post Graduate Diploma in HR at the University of Northumbria. Jo is also qualified in i3 profiling.
She also runs a coworking company (Colleagues on Tap) for small business owners, freelancers and homeworkers, to remove the isolation of being a lone worker.
Jo is passionate about supporting people to develop a career that enables them to flourish. She loves to work with young people especially those who have been written off by the education system, those in need of a career change, and people who are struggling in work because of stress and anxiety.
She loves to support small businesses and managers to keep HR practical and simple. She prides herself on ‘telling it like it is’ when working with her clients. She believes when people become slaves to policy and procedure, they lose human interaction, and relationships breakdown.
Passionate about small and micro business, Jo is an active Entrepreneur mentor, through the University of Sunderland.
Beverly specialises in delivering HR Projects that develop organisations.
She has over 20 years experience in HR and Organisation Development gained in public, private and not-for-profit sectors, both locally and nationally.
She has worked in a number of complex and difficult environments and has been told by clients she's
"the go to person to investigate complex cases that other consultants won't touch!"
Beverly studied her MA HRM and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at the University of Sunderland. Other qualifications include NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Personal Development Coaching, DISC Profiling and Training, i3 Profiling and i3 Career Direction.
Beverly is passionate about workplace well-being and mental health. In 2010 she secured £25,000 of funding to undertake a project into The Impact of Organisation Culture on Mental Health.
This fuelled her passion to work with organisations developing their team dynamics and behaviours, building self awareness and trust within teams.
Beverly works with organisations to help them develop their employer brand, culture and behaviours to establish "the right fit" for the business.
She is passionate about burnout and the importance of providing career management early intervention for people at risk in the workplace.
Her ambition is to create the stressless organisation!
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WHAT CLIENTS SAY?
“Jo Cameron takes the concept of multi-tasking to another level. She’s one of life’s doers who is destined to be successful in whatever she does through her impressive work ethic, her talent to spot an opportunity, and a refreshing openness and honesty in her approach to doing business.”
Jayne Graham, Business Coach, Consultant & Founder of Colleagues on Tap
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