About Us

Tempting Talent partners with Recruitment & Executive Search businesses to hire the best revenue generating talent, improve diversity, and identify new commercial opportunities.

Revenue-Generating Talent

Whether you need to hire now, or want to build a long-term talent attraction engine, we have the expertise to help you achieve your goals.

Tempting Talent exclusively works with top 10% revenue generating talent in the Recruitment & Executive Industry in America. Our expert consultants have established relationships in the following specialisms:

  • Financial Services & Professional Services
  • Technology & Engineering
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare

Improve Diversity

Building a diverse & inclusive company is not just the ‘right thing to do’, it is crucial to achieve long-term, sustainable business growth.

We practice what we preach and can help you improve your diversity from entry and board level, as well as embed initiatives to make this in an intrinsic part of your day to day operations.

Identify New Commercial Opportunities

Why go blind when entering a new sector or geography, or building a new product or service?

We have insight from hundreds of Recruitment & Executive Search businesses that have already succeeded or failed at what you are trying to do.

Leverage our market expertise to make smart decisions when building your business in:

  • New geographies & specialisms
  • Productizing your offering
  • Statements-of-work/consulting


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Launched in 2017 and backed by the industry’s leading Venture Capital firm, we are passionate about being the best in the world at what we do. This means being the go-to partner for the world’s most respected Staffing and Executive Search professionals and CEOs.

We judge our progress on the value that we are adding to our clients alongside our candidates’ businesses and lives

Solutions And Expertise

Let us help you make the best decision for your career.

We work with the top 10% of people within the Staffing and Executive Search Industry, to help you secure the best new opportunities in North America.

We have developed a proven process that will take you from the initial call through to securing you an exciting new role and building a lasting relationship with you.

  • Advisory Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Consulting
  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment to Recruitment
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

Executive Recruiters Upping Their Efforts to Help Organizations Achieve Diversity Goals

Anyone who works in executive search right now has seen, and will continue to see, a push for more lists of diverse candidates for open roles. “We are also seeing organizations start to mandate diversity numbers as a benchmark for DEI success, and seeing an influx of diverse candidates at the executive level as a

Correlations Between Executive Search and Sustainability

Sustainability acts as an umbrella term for companies and organizations focused on advancing social and environmental impact initiatives. Organizations are looking to implement transformational change and forward their sustainability/ESG agenda. These changemakers have provided insights on the ever-evolving nature of the sustainability executive search market, and its importance within the U.S. market in a new

Executive Recruiters Enjoying Best Run in Over 20 Years

Performance-related pay is helping drive total compensation upwards in the executive search industry, according to an early preview of Tempting Talent’s USA Executive Search & Recruitment Compensation Report for 2022. That and a growing degree of collaboration with executive search firms in the Silicon Valley venture capital community and across private equity are contributing to

Referrals, Reputation & Your Recruitment Brand

When you’re growing your recruitment brand, referral programs are a great idea. Good people know good people, an untapped network of ideal candidates. But they are rarely a romping success, according to Tempting Talent’s Jack Saxton. “At least not in the way they are in other industries,” he said. “Dropbox is the most famous example;


Talent Talk's Podcast

Strong Delivery Teams Required for Successful Search Firms

In this brand new episode of ‘Talent Talks,’ Hunt Scanlon Media host, Rob Adams, is joined by Nicholas MacDonald, managing principal & head of U.S. operations at Tempting Talent.  Mr. MacDonald joins the show to take an in-depth look at why strong delivery teams are so important and how delivery teams were impacted by COVID-19.