The Haylo Team
In their 2023 Recruiter of The Year Awards, Sourcr voted Haylo People ‘Agency of The Year’ for the Insurance Industry. In addition our Co Founder and Director Andrew Smith was voted ‘Recruiter Of The Year’ for the Insurance Industry in NSW.
Andrew SmithDirector & Co-Founder
Personal Injury & Workers CompensationAndrew has over ten years of experience in recruitment across Insurance and Personal Injury, supporting businesses through periods of significant growth, change, and strategic direction. With significant talent leadership experience across Hays, Suncorp and most recently holding the role of Head of Talent Acquisition & Employee Experience at EML, Andrew has led large-scale volume campaigns, international relocations and an expert in, specialist search recruitment needs.
Danielle MarshallDirector & Co-Founder
General Insurance & Business SupportDanielle is a Director and Co-Founder at Haylo People with nine years’ experience across agency recruitment, RPO, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. Danielle is a specialist recruiter with a focus on all Business Support across Australia across both high-volume and specialised mid to senior roles. Danielle enjoys building trusted relationships, coaching job seekers, and supporting people throughout the recruitment process.
Jo AitkenSenior Account Manager
General InsuranceJo is a Senior Account Manager at Haylo People and has over 14 years of recruitment experience, both in agency and in internal roles. Dedicating the past five years of her career to Insurance, Jo is a recognised recruitment specialist for General Insurance delivering services Australia wide. Passionate about candidate care, Jo has also built a reputation for truly partnering with her clients with recruitment and selection advice and mentoring. **Jo is currently on parental leave**
Ashlea SmithBusiness Manager
Injury Management & Work Health SafetyStarting her recruitment career in 2015, Ashlea is our Haylo People Business Manager. Highly experienced in Injury Management and Insurance recruitment, Ashlea has recruited specialised and senior roles Australia wide, as well as building an impressive reputation for high-volume recruitment. Ashlea takes a care-focused approach, listening to understand her clients needs; whether you're an employer or job seeker.
Michelle MadgwickBusiness Manager
GovernmentHighly experienced working with Governmental departments and teams across Australia, Michelle has built a reputation for her high-level of candidate care and successful delivery of specialised recruitment services. With over 25 years’ of industry experience, Michelle has spent the previous 4 managing teams within volume NSW Government and Charity recruitment projects.
Jodie ElliottPrincipal Consultant
Workers Compensation - WAWith over 22 years of recruitment experience, both within Australia and internationally, Jodie has partnered with organisations across a wide range of industry sectors that include FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Engineering and Healthcare. In this time Jodie has built an enviable reputation for delivering bespoke Recruitment and Career Transition services to both organisations and individuals.
Oliver BellRecruitment Consultant
Underwriting & General InsuranceOriginally from the UK and now based in Sydney, Ollie is a high motivated insurance professional with over 8 years of industry experience. His ‘hands-on’ knowledge gained from working as an Insurance Broker, enables him to consistently deliver practical recruitment advice to both clients and candidates alike.
Laura MayCandidate Manager
Business SupportLaura is an experience recruiter, specialising in Business Support roles. In her own words "I am consistent, resilient and have a positive attitude. I have a passion for helping candidates further their careers and helping them find their ideal role." **Laura is currently on parental leave**
Hani KumarCandidate Manager
Workers CompensationHani is a Candidate Manager at Haylo People specialising in Workers Compensation and Personal Injury. Experienced in high-volume recruitment, Hani has built a reputation for taking the time to truly get to know each of her clients, their expectations and career goals; all of which helps her advocate on their behalf to prospective employers and assist with their career progression.
Dakota MorganCandidate Manager
General InsuranceDakota is a Candidate Manager at Haylo People specialising in General Insurance. With experience in high-volume recruitment within the Real Estate sector, Dakota has built a positive reputation by investing time into each of her candidates; getting to know their motivations, expectations and career goals. Dakota is passionate about building professional relationships with the people she helps.
James MatthewsRecruitment Consultant
Health, Safety & WellbeingResults driven and with a background in construction and personal training, James is a specialist recruitment consultant focussing on Health, Safety and Wellbeing roles. His wide range of industry experience enables James to deliver unique insights and practical advice to both clients and candidates.
Here's What Our Clients Say
Thomas has been absolutely amazing. From the initial call through to following up when he said he would, his communication has been second to none. Thomas alleviated all of the stress associated with job seeking and I hope to continue working with him throughout my career. This is the first time I’ve connected with a recruiter that took the time to understand me and my goals.
Ben Sepede – Wellbeing Specialist & Snr Case ManagerJob Seeker / Candidate
“Danielle is just so easy to work with. First she took the time to understand our business needs and then she delivered.”
Selina – Claims ManagerClient - Workers Compensation
"Andrew was extremely professional and a genuine person. Not only did he give me accurate expectations the whole time but helped me prepare for the interview. I can't recommend Andrew enough if you're looking for your next role."
Bradley – Case ManagerJob Seeker / Candidate
“Danielle was a key source of knowledge as we worked on our recruitment. Danielle’s understanding of the market served her well when developing strategies to enhance our teams recruitment success.”
Belinda – ManagerClient - Insurance
"Ashlea went above in beyond during the recruitment process for my new role. Her detailed knowledge of the industry and of my new employer are second to none as a recruiter. She also provided the utmost support during the interview process. I would highly recommend Ashlea to any friends in the industry."
Chris – Client Relationship ManagerJob Seeker / Candidate
“Danielle is always a pleasure to deal with. She is always so efficient, responsive and always worked out ways to respond to the growing needs of our business.”
Simon – ManagerClient - Injury & Claims Management
“Andrew’s knowledge, industry experience and passion for the Insurance and Personal Injury industry sets him apart in the industry. He is a trusted partner and I always have the absolute confidence in his delivery.”
Vicki – Chief Human Resource OfficerClient - Financial Services
"Laura was very quick in responding to my application. She explained the role and the company's requirements very well and gave me a good insight into the culture of the business. Laura had a good knowledge of my resume and asked appropriate questions to confirm my suitability for the role. She was very efficient with her communication and response times."
Michele – Senior Accounts OfficerJob Seeker / Candidate
“Andrew has vast experience in the fields of Healthcare and Insurance, I have no doubt he will help any business he works with bridge gaps in current teams whilst reducing new starter turnover. Andrew’s service ethic means you buy a true partnership. One that will deliver.”
Simon – Group ExecutiveClient - Injury Management
"Danielle has been great from the start. She really helped me and encouraged me to think about what I'm looking for in a role. Once I had decided on what I wanted, she helped aligned me to a company I was interested in, and has been very helpful in preparing me for my interview. She is very thorough, and great to deal with."
JessJob Seeker / Candidate
"Jo Aitken is a professional who is friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Jo assisted me with an interview for my dream job. I have been successful in the interview waiting for my reference check then progressing to signing my contract. You are amazing Jo. I appreciate you reaching out to me."