About Us


Recruiting for administration, customer service, reception, sales, secretarial, accounts, HR and IT staff covering Harrogate and the North Yorkshire region.

People are our business. We value diversity and individuality, building lasting relationships with everyone we work with. We support people to be the best they can be with our specialist divisions to offer an expert recruitment service.

We contribute uniquely to our positive working environment, making us stronger, more efficient whilst adding value to our business. Collaborating as a team is a huge part of our culture and underpins our goal of delivering a first class service to job seekers and companies looking to hire new staff.

About Us - EM Recruiting
Emma - EM Recruiting


EM Recruiting is an exciting, independent recruitment consultancy headed up by Emma Motley, a highly experienced recruitment professional.

Emma is a motivated, experienced, REC qualified recruiter who can offer a range of business services to ease the recruitment process. Building long term partnerships with clients and candidates is priority and delivering a professional, ethical recruitment solution is her mission.

“I bring several years’ experience to the EM Recruiting team, recruiting across a variety of office and industrial sectors. I have worked with local and national clients across a range of different industries – Manufacturing, Financial Services, Engineering, Retail, Hospitality, to name a few.

Having worked with a number of clients for the duration of my career, I am passionate about delivering exceptional service to both candidates and clients and will always aim to make the recruitment process as easy as possible for all involved. We can offer a range of options to suit your specific requirements, so give us a call to discuss your recruitment needs today”

Darcy - EM Recruiting


Darcy is now our Business Manager, who has progressed rapidly after joining the business as an apprentice in June 2017.

She manages the day to day operations of the business as well as Account Managing our Harrogate key accounts.

She is our main contact for all temporary requirements and also supports the consultants with all administrations duties as well as providing PA support to Emma!

Darcy has been a great support to Emma, candidates and clients over her first couple of years and we are really looking forward to seeing her progress her career with us as the business continues to grow!

Riah - EM Recruiting


Riah has recently joined the team to support both Emma and Darcy in growing the business geographically.

She will be specialising in both permanent and temporary recruitment and covering York, Leeds and Wetherby locations as well as recruiting locally in Harrogate too.

Riah is determined, hardworking and consultative – just what we like in a consultant!

We are really excited to see Riah progress and see what she can bring to the team.

Otis - EM Recruiting

OTIS – the office dog!

Otis, the French Bulldog has been part of the team since November 2018.

He has just turned one and can be a massive distraction throughout the day!

Otis has a lot of fans in the office block and is always up to no good.

He loves to make new friends, so please pop in and say hello!