Jan Kavanagh is the founding director of Optimum Recruitment and Optimum Talent. Jan began her career in research and organisational development and then moved into the recruitment and organisational consulting sector. Jan has held senior management roles with global and publicly listed recruitment groups and established Optimum in 2003. Jan remains a hands-on recruiter and career coach working with global and national organisations. Jan recruits in the area of technology, engineering, energy and health.
Jan has extensive knowledge of the employment market and has a deep understanding of what employers are looking for when sourcing talent particularly at a graduate, early and mid career level. Jan has coached hundreds of individuals and conducts job search intensive workshops across which focus on building the skills and confidence in taking control of your job search and career. Jan is committed to driving hiring behaviours that address diversity and inclusion.
Jan has completed a Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology.