HR Heads was founded by Jennifer Gaster in 2009 and now has offices in Southampton, London and Winchester.

HR Heads – Specialists in HR Recruitment

Our consultative approach has enabled us to deliver successful permanent and interim HR recruitment campaigns for leading organisations across the United Kingdom and Europe.

Our purpose is to deliver recruitment as a professional service and our experienced team of HR recruiters has a proven track record for customised staffing solutions and matching companies and talent.

Effective HR recruitment can have a significant impact on businesses’ productivity and bottom line.

Partnering with a specialist HR recruitment agency can improve time-to-fill ratios and take some pressure off HR departments and you can read more on this in our blog about time-to-fill ratios.

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Our Services

Operating on a retained, exclusive and contingency basis, we pride ourselves on supplying the best, not just the available HR talent.

Comprehensive Staffing Solutions


We use a selection of unique methods to find potential candidates, blurring the lines between ‘client and candidates’ to access our passive network, headhunting and market mapping, as well as more active methods such as job boards, our vast social media presence, and our team’s thought leadership networks.


As HR recruiters, we review resumes, conduct initial interviews, and assess candidates to determine their technical capability and cultural suitability for the role.


We recommend top candidates to hiring managers, based on their experience, qualifications and culture fit.

Background Checks

The HR Heads team may conduct background checks, reference checks, and other pre-employment screenings on behalf of the hiring company.

Talent Acquisition Services

Salary Negotiations

We can assist in benchmarking and negotiating salaries, benefits, and other terms of employment to ensure that the offer is competitive and fair.


We assist with onboarding new hires, including providing orientation and training materials. Our 90 Days Accelerator Scheme ensures senior leaders are embedded and successful from Day 1 in their new role.


We offer valuable advice and consultation to help companies make informed hiring decisions, and optimise their recruitment processes.

Talent Acquisition Strategy

HR Heads help companies develop and implement effective talent acquisition strategies to attract and retain top talent.

Specialising in delivering HR talent solutions we are adept at tailoring every recruitment campaign to each organisation’s needs.

Our Recruitment Process:

Combining expert industry knowledge with evolved products that add value, we help you hire incredible talent.


  • Define
  • Identify
  • Shortlist
  • Manage
  • Support

Utilising advanced technology, recruitment techniques and our experience as HR head-hunters, we are able to identify top talent across the Consumer, Financial & Professional Services, Industrial, Public and Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Sectors.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is embedded into our DNA at HR Heads and one of our core business pillars.

We firmly believe in equity for all and have pledged to continue attracting a workforce that reflects this, not only for ourselves but for the clients and candidates we engage with.

You can find out more about our commitment to ED&I here.

Benefits of Partnering with HR Heads:

As market-leading HR recruitment experts, partnering with HR Heads gives businesses access to our extensive talent pool and expertise.

You can read testimonials from candidates and clients we have supported by clicking here and viewing our 4.6 Google ranking here.

Why Choose HR Heads:

With more than 30 years of HR recruitment experience, our team understands the market better than most.

We put great emphasis on developing and nurturing long-standing relationships and consider ourselves an extension of our clients’ brands.

As HR recruitment experts, we are happy to provide advice without obligation to ensure you achieve the best outcomes.

Contact Us

You can call the HR Heads team for advice without obligation on 01962 432001, alternatively, complete the form below and one of the team will be in touch.