Meet the Ryan team

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John Eatwell

John is a Registered 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.

  • "Due the very low unemployment rate in Christchurch the labour market is tight and finding the right staff is not easy."
  • "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."