James Bryden, Team Leader – Recruitment

Certification in Life & Business Coaching with Results Coaching Systems, Cert IV Training & Assessment, Managing Partner with Expert Accreditation, Harrison Assessments

James Bryden joined Synergy Global in 2020 as Team Leader – Recruitment, based in Perth, WA

James’ background is in Electronics & Professional Sports Coaching. He has spent the last 15 years working with organisations to help them recruit people with behaviours that are a good fit for the job & the organisation’s culture.

Through these experiences he concluded that when people are able to enjoy their career journey, this positively impacts the health & wellbeing of families, businesses, communities, & society in general…
It was this deeper view & a shared vision for leveraging talent/wisdom to make the world a better place that led Heather-Jane to approach him to take on his role with SG.

He considers his 3 main career highlights to be:

1) Growing his own electronics business to serve clients successfully over a period of 25yrs (employing 10 staff)

2) Being promoted to Head Coach for the Indonesia National Youth Soccer Team 2001-2004 (Full-time)

3) Moving from a being respected Leadership Development Specialist for LMA, to become Country Manager for Harrison Assessments (HA)

James focuses on assisting leaders to build organisations that allow their people to enjoy their interactions with colleagues, feel comfortable in their work environment, & be empowered in their contribution, responsibilities, & accountabilities.

In his interactions, his aim is for clients to have:
blackClarity around people problems
blackConfidence in their decisions
blackA belief they’re not "leaving it to chance" any longer
blackComfortable with his expertise & integrity

His 4 key areas of expertise are as follows:
blackStrategic talent management & recruitment
blackTop class employee acquisition tools & assessments
blackStaff development & engagement programs that get results
blackConsultancy around understanding & using these tools

In his spare time, James has a keen interest in exercising & keeping fit.

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