Our first names

Abbie

The first name in spotting talent

Based in our Jersey office, Abbie Cardy is the Direct Sourcing Manager for the Group and an integral member of the HR team. When it comes to seeking out potential candidates, Abbie has an eye for recognising skills and personalities that will enhance and evolve our services. Above all, she loves learning about what makes people tick, professionally and personally. Her current role revolves around building up a talent pipeline and looking at new and innovative ways to source candidates directly.

A day without laughter is a day wasted.

A true people person Abbie started her professional life by setting up a business that cared for people before going on to work as a fulltime nanny. She subsequently dipped a toe in the finance industry with a cashier role at an international bank. Working for a big organisation enabled Abbie to try a number of roles but it was always the people aspect that really interested her.  Needless to say when an opportunity came up in HR, she jumped at the chance and swiftly climbed the ladder to Regional Resourcing Manager. Abbie has also been responsible for graduate recruitment at a Big Four accounting firm.  She is Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development qualified. 

Abbie is logical, practical, tactful and most importantly, versatile – all key ingredients for her vital HR role. She finds the diversity of her work fascinating and never tires of meeting new people from all different walks of life. She particularly enjoys working with Teresa Lamy who has a “very calming presence and is a font of knowledge”.

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A proud parent, Abbie’s greatest moment in life was becoming a mum and her most enjoyable pastime is being with her family. Always up for a challenge, she’s been in a Red Arrow despite a fear of flying. In the future, Abbie wants to visit the Maldives or abseil somewhere unusual not to mention going to live in Italy, her favourite place in the world.