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Tempting Talent partners with clients in VC & PE and Executive Search on Engaged Searches & Retained Partnerships to source high-performing Executive Search, Staffing & Sales Talent.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a key focus at Tempting Talent. Our placement statistics demonstrate clear room for improvement, and we believe that transparency is the first step to making significant change.

DE&I Placements delivered by Tempting Talent

(data set October 2021 - March 2022)

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Meet the Team

Rob White

Rob White

Director - VC, PE & Technology Executive Search

r.white@temptingtalent.com

917-336-2929

Charles Woolcott

Charles Woolcott

Senior Consultant - Financial Services & Energy Executive Search

c.woolcott@temptingtalent.com

917-546-7230

Cameron Sanghera

Cameron Sanghera

Senior Consultant - Life Sciences & Healthcare Recruitment

c.sanghera@temptingtalent.com

917-546-7239

James Robson

James Robson

Senior Consultant - Technology Recruitment

j.robson@temptingtalent.com

917-477-6228

Jamie Thompson

Jamie Thompson

Consultant – Technology & Financial Services Executive Search

j.thompson@temptingtalent.com

917-546-7233

Sam Norris

Sam Norris

Senior Consultant - Professional & Financial Services Recruitment

s.norris@temptingtalent.com

917 -809-8127

Jake Raine

Jake Raine

Associate Consultant - Professional & Financial Services Recruitment

j.raine@temptingtalent.com

Rob White

Name

Rob White

Phone Number

917-336-2929

Bio

Rob White is Director of Tempting Talent, leading the business and actively engaging in business development and search work. He primarily works on building out the Talent functions at Private Equity and Venture Capital funds, as well as working on select engagements with Executive Search firms.

He graduated from Queen Mary, University of London, with a BA in Politics and Business Management, and started his career with a boutique search agency in London, focused on sales placements into AdTech and Media Owners. After 3 successful years he joined an agency focused in the PR market, building out a team of three. Rob’s focus on senior level engagements in the revenue function gave him a strong bedrock for placing Executive Search Partners.

Rob played competitive rugby for a number of years, which instilled a competitive nature and strong team leadership capabilities. Now retired from rugby, Rob primarily spends his time with his partner Emily and his two dogs, Angie and Hector, as well as staying active in the gym.

His focus at Tempting Talent is strategically growing the brand via business development, as well as training and motivating the team.

Charles Woolcott

Name

Charles Woolcott

Phone Number

917-546-7230

Bio

Charles’ works with Executive Search firms in the Energy, Industrials, and Financial Services placements. With a robust career spanning five years, Charles began his journey in Technology recruitment and soon moved to a Recruitment Process Outsourcing firm, where he honed his recruitment skills.

Charles' has conducted searches on behalf of his clients across the globe, placing professionals into businesses in The Middle East, Europe, and across North America. His expert knowledge within scaling start-ups has seen Charles help UK businesses with their trans-Atlantic missions, supporting them to expand in US markets and open offices in regions that are both talent hot spots and financially sound investments.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Charles is known for his unwavering passion for the Green Bay Packers and is an avid gymgoer with a propensity towards spending too much time on the bench press.

Cameron Sanghera

Name

Cameron Sanghera

Phone Number

917-546-7239

Bio

Cameron is a Senior/Principal Consultant and leads our Life Science, Healthcare and Manufacturing desk at Tempting Talent. He graduated from The University of Portsmouth in 2021 with a First Class degree in Psychology before completing a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from The University of Southampton in 2022.

Cameron is a seasoned recruitment professional with a proven track record in placing revenue generating recruitment professionals into leading boutique staffing firms. With extensive industry experience, he excels in building strong client relationships and identifying top-tier candidates through innovative sourcing strategies. He conducts his work with both his candidates and clients best interest at mind at all times.

When not recruiting, Cameron is a die-hard Liverpool Football Club fan and rarely misses a match. He also enjoys travelling to new countries and spending time with his dog, Bailey.

James Robson

Name

James Robson

Phone Number

917-477-6228

Bio

James is a Senior Consultant at Tempting Talent and leads our Technology Rec2Rec business, placing revenue generating senior and executive level contingent recruiters into Technology-focused recruitment firms.

He comes with previous experience in technical recruitment, as well as having worked in healthcare during the pandemic.

He has a master’s degree in organizational psychology, with a keen focus on talent and selection, psychometric assessment, building diverse organisations, Group Psychology, and Advanced Statistics.

This combined real-world and academic experience informs his consultative ability to add value to the clients he works with in the US staffing and recruitment spaces, as he looks to cement and expand our presence in the US.

James’ favourite book is Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens, and in his spare time loves to cook and Olympic Weightlifting Training.

Jamie Thompson

Name

Jamie Thompson

Phone Number

917-546-7233

Bio

​Jamie is an experienced search-to-search consultant, specialising in executive search businesses within the financial services and technology sectors. With a deep understanding of the complexities and nuances of these industries, Jamie has a proven track record of delivering exceptional results for his clients.

 

Throughout his time at Tempting Talent, Jamie has built strong relationships with key decision-makers and top-tier talent, enabling him to provide tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each client. His expertise in the executive search process, combined with deep industry knowledge, allows him to provide strategic guidance and support to his clients throughout the entire search process.

 

With a passion for excellence and a commitment to delivering exceptional results, Jamie is dedicated to helping his clients achieve their business goals and objectives. If you are seeking a trusted partner who can help you find top talent within financial services and technology executive search, please get in touch with Jamie.

Sam Norris

Name

Sam Norris

Phone Number

917 -809-8127

Bio

Sam's journey is one of resilience and determination, marked by a diverse array of experiences that have shaped the person he is today. At the age of 16, Sam embarked on a remarkable decade-long military career, demonstrating his commitment to service and duty. This early chapter in his life instilled in him discipline, leadership skills, and a sense of purpose.

Transitioning into civilian life, Sam found a new calling in staffing recruitment. With a keen eye for talent and a strategic mindset, he quickly established himself in the Professional and Financial Services sector. Sam's ability to connect with individuals and match them with opportunities, fuelled by effective client relationships building allowed him to thrive in this competitive field.

Through hard work and dedication, Sam steadily ascended the company ladder. Currently, he holds a managerial position, overseeing a dynamic team in his market. His leadership style is characterized by a balance of mentorship and empowerment, creating an environment where each team member can flourish.

Outside of the professional realm, Sam finds joy and fulfilment in a variety of activities. An avid sports enthusiast, he has a passion for golf, skiing, rugby, mountaineering and boxing. These pursuits not only reflect his physical prowess but also his love for challenges and pushing boundaries.

However, Sam's priorities extend beyond the adrenaline of sports. Family and friends hold a special place in his heart, and he cherishes the time spent with them. Whether it's a weekend getaway or a simple gathering, Sam values the bonds he has cultivated throughout his life.

Jake Raine

Name

Jake Raine

Bio

​Jake is the latest addition to the Tempting Talent team, specializing in placing high-level professionals within the financial and professional services market. His journey started at Furman University in South Carolina, Greenville, where he balanced academics and athletics as a student-athlete in soccer. Jake graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.

Jake's time at Furman has equipped him with the skills needed to navigate the fast-paced world of recruitment, fostering a robust work ethic and providing a solid foundation for understanding the U.S., where he lived for three and a half years.

Looking ahead, Jake's goal is to leverage the knowledge and skills gained outside of recruitment, coupled with the continuous learning within the industry, to successfully manage a team in the future.

Outside of work, Jake is passionate about playing and watching soccer!

"In 2022 we want to be accountable for improving our diversity placement stats by the end of the year to 50% Male/Female, and a 100% increase in our placements of People of Colour to at least 12.5% for both men and women."
Jack Saxton
CEO, Tempting Talent

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