Meet the Ryan team

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John Eatwell

John is a Chartered Organisational Psychologist and specialises in helping organisations effect positive change and develop, and deliver the outcomes they wish to achieve.

Through coaching and support, John helps managers to retain, manage and grow their people, and take care of the interests of the organisation. He has been working with a wide range of organisations throughout New Zealand for 20 years.

John’s essential services cover a wide range of critical areas: talent attraction and selection; development; employment services; remuneration; engagement and organisational development; performance management; workforce planning; change management; leadership development and helping organisations implement strategy by aligning their people’s capabilities. 

John enjoys working with his clients to solve business problems. He is commercially focused and uses technology where possible to minimise workload and increase the quality of outcomes. He has an MA and a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial and Organisational Psychology.

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    Our story

    Established by Managing Director, Felicity Ryan in 1988. Ryan has been 100% focused on helping Canterbury businesses grow for 30 years.

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    Why choose Ryan

    If you're thinking, "Give me one good reason to partner with you." Our response is simple. "How about ten good reasons?"

Who we work with

View a small sample of the feedback we get from clients that we have been partnering with to help them grow their business.

  • "Above all else they are experts in their field and can be relied upon during those peak times."
  • "We have used Ryan Recruitment to service our temporary staffing requirements for over 5 years."
  • "An ability to listen, understand and summarise, simplifying our staffing needs before pitching qualified applicants, has been a hallmark of the relationship."

  • "I have found them to be extremely reliable and responsive, they really go the extra mile."

  • "Ryan is very invested in making sure that they provide candidates that they believe are not only fit for the roles, but will fit in our team as…"
  • "The team at Ryan have always been helpful and easy to deal with and are always willing to help out when and where needed."

  • "They've been especially good at finding me staff at very short notice when the need arises."

  • "Above all else they are experts in their field and can be relied upon during those peak times."
  • "They listen, ensuring that the temporary staff they supply, can not only do the role but are a great personality fit for the team as well."

  • "When we need extra staff we use Ryan Recruitment for temporary labour hire."

  • "We made the move to Ryan for our civil construction staff earlier this year and we're glad we did."
  • "The team at Ryan Recruitment have been incredibly easy and efficient to work with."