Our Team

Candidate Development Consultant

Holly Jackson

Fueled by creating win/win placements, Holly Jackson serves as a Candidate Development Consultant for CareerSMITH with responsibility for candidate development, assessment, and extensive follow-up throughout the hiring process.

With over 25 years of third-party, full-cycle experience, Holly has recruited C-suite and specialty professionals in the federal government, finance, accounting, banking, Big 4 and mid-tier consulting firms, insurance and healthcare. A natural networker, she has built business from scratch and earned a proven track record, many professional awards, and the nickname “Holly Headhunter.”

Graduating magna cum laude from Arizona State University, Holly also attended Semester at Sea, a multi-country, study abroad program on a ship that emphasizes global comparative experiences. This college classroom learning, enriched by firsthand international exposure, sparked her passion for worldwide travel with a current count of 53 countries and growing.

As a sixth-generation Austinite, Holly bleeds orange for her Texas Longhorns. With deep connections in the community, she was a weekly social reporter for the Austin American-Statesman’s Westlake Picayune community newspaper, where she reviewed and promoted fundraisers for nonprofits.

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