Meet the Team

Meet The Team


helenHelen Stacey – Managing Director & Owner

Owner, Helen Stacey, has over twenty five years industry experience with ten of those running a multi-outlet recruitment business as a Main Board Director. Her experience includes building the largest independently owned recruitment agency in the South (at the time)  from nothing in 1999 to a turnover of £13 M, with 5 offices and 70 staff at its peak. Over 25 years experience within the recruitment industry with extensive contacts throughout the South West. A consummate, passionate and experienced professional who can enhance a business on many different levels. Well respected by staff, clients and the business community as a whole. Her experience covers all aspects of recruitment including temps, perms, industrial and commercial/executive recruitment as well as being able to provide information on the local employment marketplace, salaries and the Dorset/Hampshire economy in general.


Joy Bruce – Recruitment Business Partner

With over 12 years of experience in the competitive world of Recruitment all of which has been based in Dorset and Hampshire, Joy joined the Aspire Jobs team in November 2016 as Recruitment Business Partner. Previously Joy worked with Helen at Smart Recruitment and credits Helen with “mentoring” her. Most recently she was a Senior Recruitment Consultant with a well known independent agency based in Bournemouth supplying all levels of commercial and office staff. Honest, competitive and hungry for success Joy looks forward to dealing with you either to place staff or to find you a new career.


Debbie Frith – Marketing and Outsourced Support

Debbie has been running businesses for many years and has a wealth of experience in managing people, planning for growth and creating efficient operations. She has a passion for business and doing things exceptionally well, and loves nothing more than to roll up her sleeves and get stuck in to the cut and thrust of business. Debbie’s greatest skills lie in Administration, Organisation, Sales and Marketing, although throughout her career has been fortunate enough to experience nearly all elements of business. Debbie joined The Passionate PA team in January 2016 and has been working with Helen & Aspire ever since on a range of brand and marketing support projects.