James Soden | Director of E3 Recruitment sector icon

James Soden

As Director and Business Partner of E3 Recruitment and HSQ Recruitment, James Soden stands as a highly accomplished and award-winning recruitment professional with over 17 years of experience in the engineering, manufacturing, and technical sectors. His expertise extends to construction materials and modular systems, as well as automotive and fleet recruitment at E3R, where he has established an exceptional track record in executing large-scale recruitment projects and delivering comprehensive talent management solutions.

James possesses a diverse skillset, encompassing a wide range of competencies, including assessments, candidate acquisition, business development, recruitment law, marketing, and strategic business management. This extensive toolkit allows him to effectively meet the diverse needs of his clients. Throughout his career, James consistently delivered results for organisations and Plc-listed clients using diverse search and selection campaigns.

He possesses extensive industry knowledge and expertise across various sectors, including automotive, building products, energy, pharmaceuticals, and aerospace. This extensive background has made him a highly sought-after professional in the recruitment sector.

In addition to excelling in client relationship management, James holds the esteemed position of a thought leader in the industry. He frequently shares insights at events, addressing the future of work, technology’s influence on recruitment, and workplace diversity and inclusion. As a mentor to aspiring recruiters, he generously shares his knowledge to help them succeed.

James Soden is renowned for his unwavering commitment to ethical practices, consistently prioritising the needs of his clients and candidates. His dedication to exceptional service and exceeding expectations have established him as a trusted advisor in all recruitment matters. His passion for the industry, coupled with unwavering drive and determination, has made him a respected figure in the field.


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