James Lord is a Gen Y recruitment expert, with experience in all sides of the hiring and on boarding process across traditional recruitment, Job Boards, CV/Job Networks and HR Applications. He has worked with industry pioneers in start up businesses with little to no market presence in Australia, Asia, Canada, the UK and the US.

Fast Facts

  • English, City of London based
  • 8 years recruitment industry experience

Career Highlights:

Xref is a Candidate Referencing Platform that improves the way companies reference their inbound workforce.

Resume-Library is a global job board with an initial focus on the USA, providing local jobs to candidates and delivering quality applications to employers and staffing businesses.

Retained and Contingency recruitment business operating in the ERP Software and Embedded Hardware/Semiconductor markets.

MyJobMatcher matches CVs to Jobs, supplying Job Boards with high quality application response.

Jobg8.com is an online marketplace for Job applications to be bought and sold between Job sites.

Personal Interests and Achievements:

  • Cycling - ex national sponsored road racing
  • All Motorsports, specifically rallying, Rallycross, MotoX
  • Health & Fitness, Running, Duathlon, Weightlifting and Crossfit
  • World Travel and Culture
  • House Music


It has been a pleasure to work with James on a number of projects. James' professionalism and understanding of the space we work in is outstanding. James also goes the extra mile to ensure that the relationship is truly a great one.

CEO, JXT Australia

Every now and then you meet a person that you can say truly had your best interest at heart when selling you a product. That's tough to say when dealing with most companies that has a product to offer but working with James has been a true experience! One that if I had to do all over again I would! Cheers

CEO Radar Staffing Inc

If I was asked tomorrow if there was one person I would like to work with, James would be my immediate reply. His knowledge and professionalism of his sector implants a high level of confidence that he will deliver whatever you ask of him. I would recommend him to anyone.

Founder, MyJobMatcher.com

James has enthusiasm, drive and tenacity, he is hungry to be involved as much as possible, is lively in brainstorms and contributes positively to any general working environment.

UK Head of Creative Strategy, Snapchat

It is without hesitation that I recommend James. His personable manner and general communication skills are exemplary. James blew me away with his professional yet easy manner, his product knowledge and his attention to detail. He communicated with me constantly but not too often. I can now say that I learnt a lot from James.

Director, BA Recruitment

James is personable and has a great enthusiasm for his work and professionalism. I found the the way he explained complex technical aspects very easy to understand. What really surprised me though, was his openness to share information and build a positive business relationship.

CEO, MedePage.com

James has been fantastic to work with. Few people actually follow through on what they say when selling a service. James was one that did that. His ability to relay information about a product is astounding and his follow though, unmatched in this industry. Excellent customer service skills as well!

Manager, Employment Research Institute

I would like to strongly recommend James Lord for any business dealings. James and his team have been instrumental in positive business growth, branding and success for our company. James is always enthusiastic, forthcoming with ideas, and listens carefully to our needs. James makes it his goal to understand the business needs and challenges of our business and advises accordingly. We have collaborated on a number of occasions and he is always positive to work with and motivated to assist in accomplishing our needs. I am confident that no matter what business strategy you are seeking James will be an asset to the bottom line.

CEO, HCN Healthcare

James was a pleasure to work with, knowledgeable, approachable and dependable. He's the sort of person you always have time to talk to, gets any issue solved quickly and with a minimum of fuss. Always professional and listens to what you want before deciding what the best course of action is. Good professional guy all round.

Director, British Medical Jobs

I really enjoyed working with James. He is a very talented communicator and has got a sharp eye for details. But what I like the most of him is his honesty and openness - definitely what makes him a person who can make a real difference to your business.

Software Entrepreneur