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Recruiting Agency

Premier Full-Cycle Executive Search Firm specializing in Sales, Digital Marketing, Project Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Technology in most Metropolitan Areas.






We deliver Executive Sales Recruiting with results that help you build a sales teams that will drive revenue and obtain financial results. With our blend of Inside, Outside, Consumer, or B-to-B, Sales Professionals we can fulfill all of your Sales Staffing Needs.


Allow us the opportunity to introduce the Digital Talent necessary to better understand your audience and improve your Market Position. Improving your Target Audience is an expense no business can afford to overlook in today’s increasingly Competitive Marketplace. 


Our Project Management Recruiting Team has over a decade of experience in the placement of Project Managers for varying industries including Information Technology, Manufacturing, and Consumer Goods. With our vast experience and understanding we are able to deliver defined and effective talent quickly.

We excel in locating high caliber IT Information Technology Talent with the specific skill sets and social skills that fit our clients’ business cultures. We understand the value of the “people factor” in helping to build organizational excellence and achieving overall business success.

Manufacturing and supply chain jobs extend beyond the local market to reach people and businesses across the globe. We understand the complex and interwoven dynamics of this marketplace, and as Manufacturing Recruiters we understand and deliver.

We have been matching our clients with expert Engineering and Software Developers along with Technical Staff since 1996 and provide executive level Engineering Talent Solutions.


J. HOFFMAN & Associates is a Premier Full - Cycle Executive Search Firm specializing in Sales, Digital Marketing,  Healthcare, Engineering, Consumer Products, and Technology in most Metropolitan Areas.

"Change is Inevitable in Today's Business Climate.  J. Hoffman & Associates is committed to creating a seamless transition and clear path to growth for all of our Talent Acquisitions." Josette Hoffman



Retained & Contingent Search: Customized Talent Acquisition Services designed to meet the staffing needs of small & large companies in all industries specializing in Sales, Technology, Engineering, Digital Marketing, Healthcare, and Consumer Products.


HELPING  & GUIDING OTHERS to have more Influence and Impact on their own lives as well as others.

Josette Hoffman, has been a Professional Recruiter for 15 + years, and not only has watched markets change and expand but has personally interviewed and placed thousands of Job Seeking Candidates.


With her strong belief in Relationship Building and Networking along with her understanding of the Interviewing Process, and the Individual Relationship Requirements of each Hiring Manager,  Josette Hoffman has developed both a

COACHING CONSULTATION SERIES and a COACHING PROGRAM SERIES to help others learn and develop Key Elements & Strategies necessary to successfully pursue their Perfect Job.

                                                                                                                                                MEET WITH JOSETTE HOFFMAN


Google, Salesforce, Microsoft, SAP, EBMUD, Electronic Arts, Nook, Citrix, Wandisco, EMC, Juniper Networks, QLogic, Assia, Apollo Group, Samsung, HP, Echopass, AUGUST Home, Digital Harbor, Firefly, ChargePoint, PagerDuty, Brocade, Intuit and various start-ups Locally and Globally.

J. Hoffman & Associates


Tel: 925-324-6281

Lead by Josette Hoffman a Talent Acquisition Leader with broad, national experience in high-volume Corporate Recruitment, and Executive Search environments. Career emphasis has been within the Technology Industry along with a strong focus on the recruitment of Sales, Manufacturing, IT, and Engineering Professionals. Highly networked, with diverse and well-developed Professional Contacts across Industry Sectors and Geographic Regions.

CLIENT LIST: Google, Yahoo, Aol, Salesforce, Microsoft, SAP, EBMUD, Electronic Arts, Nook, Citrix, Wandisco, EMC, Juniper Networks, QLogic, Assia, Apollo Group, Samsung(M-Spot), Tealeaf Software, Echopass, and various start-ups Locally and Globally.

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Penelope Bent is a Talent Acquisition Specialist with 9 years of U.S. and Global experience in Corporate Recruitment, and Executive Search Environments. Specializing in IT, Engineering, Financial, Marketing, and C-Level Sales Professionals.

"Making the Perfect Connection Requires Strong Listening Skills, An Understanding of Individual Needs,
Intuition and Passion, Along with the Desire for the Perfect Fit."
Penelope Bent 

Tel: 415-532-5833


Carolyn Kerzner, specializes in Digital Media, e-Commerce and Entertainment.


She brings over 10 years of corporate, performance-based, contract recruiting and staffing experience for high growth VC backed portfolio companies in the Software, Internet, Digital & New Media E-Commerce, Stealth Start-Ups, Mobile, Search and Consumer Products industry.

She has expertise in candidate generation/ development, competitive analysis, staffing strategy, Internet research, social & professional networking, targeted intelligence, corporate recruiting and talent acquisition, passive candidate and internet sourcing.

Carolyn has been a corporate senior recruiter at companies such as Google, Warner Brothers Entertainment, Microsoft, DropBox and Tesla.


Brandi is a savvy Start-up and Tech Talent Acquisitions Leader who leverages her years of business knowledge, passion and empowerment to make the ultimate connection between thriving organizations and fully aligned job candidates.


Brandi brings a deep knowledge of both the start-up and technology environments which makes her the perfect fit for the full cycle talent acquisition and recruitment process. She understands first-hand the importance of maintaining the long-term commitment to the companies goals and values by seeking candidates who not only align with desired job parameters, but who also share in the core values of the company.

As an angel investor, Brandi understands the impact each team member has on the success of a Start-ups future. In addition to her investing experience Brandi has long-term experience owning and operating a tech company herself. During this time Brandi built a high powered group of talented tech professionals to execute successful projects on platforms such as Magento, BigCommerce, WordPress, and Shopify. 




& Associates


300 So. Eagle Nest, Blackhawk, CA 94506​

Tel:  925-324-6281


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