Executive Recruitment
& Career Solutions

JWoods & Associates is an executive recruitment, placement, consulting and career advancement firm with two divisions: JWoodsExecs and JWoodsCareerBranding.

We are located in Seattle and South Florida and serve the Natural Products Industry, higher education institutions and non-profits.


Janet L. Woods, PhD

W 425.313.3098
M 206.972.3699
F 425.313.1928


Helping professionals design their career goals is our passion and our business. There are two divisions within JWoods & Associates. Our employer executive recruiting division called JWoodsExecs is found at www.JWoodsExecs.com. The second division, JWoodsCareerBranding is oriented to the job seeker who wants to take charge of their career.

The Candidate Career Branding division focuses on career advancement and the design of a career brand that leverages a candidate’s achievements so they are recognized by employers.

We have five customized Career Advancement programs offered to professionals who are serious about their careers:

• Database Placement • Job Search Coaching & Agent Marketing
• Job Search Coaching • Career Branding & Agent Marketing
• Outplacement & Career Transitions

For more information about these programs and other services, visit Candidate Services.


When you work with JWoodsCareerBranding, you are challenged, coached and prepared to leverage your skills and achievements. Companies hire selectively so you must show your value, flexibility, experience, teamwork and ability to return on their investment before offers will be presented to you.

Our Job Search Boot Camp tests the commitment and willingness of candidates to do the work, preparation, planning and execution it takes to find and keep a great job.

When you work with JWoods & Associates, you will find a team of professionals who are dedicated to help you realize your career dreams.

JWoods is about leveraging your strengths for that new job where you get to create a legacy that truly does add value and make a difference. We’re here to help you with that journey.


Janet L. Woods, PhD, is founder and CEO of JWoods & Associates.

With over 25-years executive management experience, she uses her ‘return on investment’ commitment to consult, coach and create solutions that add value and direction to employers, candidates and professional colleagues.

Dr. Woods earned her doctorate degree from Washington State University and graduate and undergraduate degrees from Kent State University. She is a founding trustee of the Herb Jones Foundation; a long-time member of the Seattle Rotary (the largest in the world); an 18-year member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals; a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM); and a committee member on the Strategic Advisory Council of the Natural Products Foundation.

Woods partners with a select team of professionals who bring their areas of expertise to the firm in the areas of career advancement branding, media & public relations, product branding & product packaging plus video production.

Each team member is committed to exceeding a client’s expectations and delivering a competitive advantage through creative solutions and flexible fee structures.