Meet The Team


Jolene Graham – Branch Manager

Helen Payne – Operations Manager

Jo And Helen
Jolene and Helen’s diverse skills combined together are a recipe for success. They started RecruiTech in 2010 as a team of two and are very proud of the team they have developed and manage.

Jolene has been in the recruitment industry for over 15 years specialising in IT and Freight. Originally from Johannesburg, she has been in Durban since 2003 and lives for the work life balance that Durban is renowned for. Jolene’s management style is very hands-on and she is involved in every aspect of her teams’ recruitment process.

Helen comes from a strong Operations and Financial background and she is the Mom of the Branch! Efficient, detail orientated and methodical, she is the key support of our branch. Her laugh is infectious and you can always count on her to keep things bubbly and fun!

As a team, Jolene and Helen believe that positive thoughts breed successful results. Attitude is everything and there is always a solution! Our office culture, although a pressurised environment, is open, innovative and light hearted with lots of laughter!

Karen Joubert – Senior IT Recruiter

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Karen has over 10 years’ recruitment experience and joined RecruiTech as a Senior IT Consultant in 2016. Karen has previously worked with Jolene and was delighted to have returned to the IT market, which she is passionate about. Karen prides herself in her ability to sniff out skilled candidates. She is tenacious and like a dog with a bone when fulfilling her client’s needs.

Karen’s family keeps her grounded and reading, movies, entertaining and laughing with good friends are food for her soul!

Chené Elliot – IT Recruitment Team Lead – Gauteng

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Chené has over 8 years Recruitment experience and has spent a large portion of her career specialising in IT. She is extremely passionate about her job and transforming recruitment in this cutthroat world. In her extensive career she has gained experience in both training as well as consulting, which allows her to understand the dynamics of the process as well as the value attached to building long-standing relationships with candidates and clients.

Chené is a big animal lover, and her family is her biggest motivator and supporter.

Nothing excites her more than getting other people as enthusiastic about recruitment as she is.

Caitlin Hanekom – Senior Consultant – Freight

Caitlin Hanekom
Caitlin is an experienced recruitment specialist with 10 years corporate sales and administrative experience. Caitlin is passionate about workplace processes and structure. She is focused, balanced and organised and her clients are always satisfied with her candidate matching skills, excellent service delivery and positivity. She is a very resourceful researcher too.

Her big heart, dedication and unwavering commitment brings a unique attribute to the workplace. She is a family orientated person with strong values and when she is not at work she loves gardening and nature.

Sharon Martin – Researcher / Social Media Administrator

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Sharon is our researcher and social media guru! She goes the extra mile to keep us in the social media spotlight and reach out to those hard to find candidates!

Sharon is a soft spoken, honest and down to earth person who believes in success through hard work and dedication. Her work life gives her a sense of achievement which she believes is very important for her wellbeing.

Family is important to Sharon, especially family get-togethers. Her favourite pastime is to watch movies, spend time outdoors and cooking, however this has changed since becoming the mom of a busy little girl whom she adores!

Jade Smith – Office Assistant

Jade is our general admin specialist! She has an impeccable attention to detail which is a great quality for the forefront of our business! She is a speedy gonzales and a superb support to all our Consultants!

Jade is humble and strives for perfection. She is dedicated to her job and gains great satisfaction from knowing she is one step ahead.

Jade is an animal lover and loves spending time with her dog. She enjoys reading, hiking and walks on the beach – a bonus with living and working in KZN!