“Thoroughly impressed by the professionalism of Taylor Bolam and Paul’s advice and support throughout my journey to a new role. I was able to get a real sense of the organisation and key people prior to interview, enabling me to approach it with confidence. I was contacted proactively by Paul about the opportunity which turned out to be a great fit and excellent step forward in my career.”
Procurement & Finance Manager, Financial Services
Impressed by their responsiveness
IT Sourcing Specialist, Outsourcing Organisation
Deep routed understanding of the profession
CPO, Global Media Organisation
"Charlie Bolam is a seasoned recruitment professional who knows the industry inside out and is able to balance the often conflicting demands of recruiting organisations and candidates. He has a wide network of contacts with generally means that candidates are not out of a position for very long. I have no hesitation in recommending the use of his services to any Procurement professional."
“Taylor Bolam are a professional and informative agency. Paul has been responsive and helpful throughout the process, providing advice wherever possible. I received an instant up-date and feedback after my interview which lead to an offer. I was contacted about a great opportunity without even looking which I was impressed with, which shows the initiative and drive of the agency and its employees. I would definitely recommend them to others.”
"I have dealt with Charlie for over ten years both as a recruiter and as a candidate, and found him to be resourceful, discrete and ethical in all my dealings with him. I have no hesitation in recommending him."
"I have recently had the pleasure of working with the team at Taylor Bolam toward my recent appointment. Have been particularly impressed by the responsiveness and regular updates and I would have no hesitation in using the services of Taylor Bolam for future Procurement searches."
"Having never used a recruitment consultancy before, I was extremely impressed with Charlie's professionalism and efficiency. From initial approach, through to contract signature Charlie was knowledgeable, supportive and quick to resolve any queries. I would have no hesitation in recommending Charlie to any candidates seeking new opportunities."
"Really impressive and professional service. Their personal and detailed approach really helped embed confidence and ensure I was fully prepared. Ultimately an interview is down to the individual and the level of preparation put in tends to determine success. Taylor Bolam ensures you start that preparation in the right direction and continues to provide support throughout the process."
"I was recently approached by Charlie concerning an opportunity managing Indirects for a leading transport provider. From the time I was approached, to the point at which a contract was offered, I found the service by Taylor Bolam as being extremely professional and would recommend them to any Procurement professionals looking to make the next step. Charlie always found the time to offer advice, guidance and kept me informed through the entire process."
"From the beginning of my job search to the culmination of job offer and negotiation on contract terms, Charlie has maintained his availability and indeed approachability to assist wherever possible. Long standing relationships with organisations returning to Charlie to source procurement professionals shows his success in finding suitable roles for each candidate he takes on. The insight of the internal processes of an organisation as well as the often personal nature of specific interviewers approach to questioning, puts any candidate Charlie puts forward, on the front foot. I would recommend Charlie to any professional who wishes to find a job tailored to their background and aspirations."
"Having never used a recruitment professional before I was a little unsure, however Charlie has made the process easy and efficient and has secured me a role that fits my requirements exactly. He has been very supportive throughout the process and has always offered sound advice at each stage. Charlie has made what is usually a stressful transition an effort-less and straightforward one and I have already recommended him to my colleagues."
"Charlie was by far the most knowledgeable and supportive recruitment consultant I spoke to when I decided to switch jobs. Charlie was always available, met every commitment he made, and provided high quality advice and insight throughout the entire process. I would strongly recommend Charlie to others."
"Charlie at Taylor Bolam was by far the most knowledgeable and supportive recruitment consultant I spoke to when I decided to switch jobs. Charlie was always available. met every commitment he made, and provided high quality advice and insight throughout the entire process. I would strongly recommend Taylor Bolam to others."
"I have been extremely impressed with Charlie and would recommend his services without hesitation.
Charlie fixed me up with a great position within a matter of weeks and has guided me through the recruitment process in a professional manner at all times.
The support and advice provided to me has been first class and he is surely one of the best in the business.
Always available, straight talking and clearly an experienced professional, I have been impressed with Taylor Bolam from start to finish.
Thanks for all your support, Charlie!"
"Charlie was very professional and engaging in his approach throughout the recruitment process. Having been approached by other recruitment consultants in the past, I can say that the main differentiation between Charlie and the others is that Charlie actually cares about his candidates. I would have no hesitation in recommending Charlie to colleagues both past and present should they wish to secure a role in Procurement & Supply Chain."
"Charlie has proven to be a true professional during every step of the process. Great communication with solid advice and a refreshing knowledge of the recruiter's industry and their desired candidate has proven itself to be the perfect combination for me to secure the right role, at the right time in the most efficient way possible. I have had no hesitation in recommending Charlie to interested friends and colleagues in Procurement and Supply Chain."
"Charlie has in-depth sector knowledge which translated directly into being able to give me the best possible advise during a recent move. His advice was invaluable as it involved a change of industry. He was available, concise and discrete at every step, and was generally a pleasure to deal with."
"I have recently dealt with Charlie for the first time of which I found his approach and general market knowledge refreshing. Unlike previous experiences Charlie's initial contact focused on my requirements followed by open and frank advice. Charlie has clearly established a firm understanding of both Procurement and the Employers within this sector of which he is able to match opportunities effectively. This is followed through with practical advice including giving your boss the bad news."
"Following restructuring at my previous company, Charlie helped me secure a new Procurement position with a with the second largest 3PL company in the UK. At the time, having spoken to a number of generalist and specialist procurement recruitment companies my experience of Taylor Bolam can be described as exemplary. Charlie demonstrated a comprehensive level of knowledge of the industry in question, his clients and their expectations of the role. Combined with excellent levels of communication, not always the norm in my experience within recruitment, and great industry contacts I would have no reservation in engaging with Taylor Bolam again."
"Taylor Bolam has recently secured me my new role at a major global consultancy. I was highly impressed with the professionalism shown by Taylor Bolam during the whole process. I greatly valued the advice and support that I was given and I would have no hesitation in recommending Taylor Bolam in the future."
"Charlie is a true professional who is concise in what he does. He made the securing of a new role painless by his proactive approach."
"Charlie recently helped me secure my new role and having dealt with numerous recruitment consultants over the last couple of years, he is by far the best Sourcing recruitment specialist I have encountered, his guidance, communications and responsiveness are first class and I would have no hesitation in recommending him as professional that understands the needs of both his clients and candidates."
"In all of my dealings with Charlie, he is always professional. His knowledge of the industry and his network are extensive. I would highly recommend his services to anyone, and would suggest that he be the first person they call when looking to recruit experienced capable staff."
"Charlie has been instrumental in helping to shape my procurement career. Not only has he secured 2 separate positions for myself, but he has provided a number of great candidates for my team members. In addition Charlie has been a great source of advice and knowledge within the procurement recruitment marketplace over a number of years."
"I have worked with Charlie for a number years now and on each occasion have found him to be professional, hardworking and excellent at communicating progress. Charlie has developed excellent relationships with key individuals within the sector."
"Charlie is a highly professional recruiter with a strong technical knowledge of procurement and the added advantage of secure key commercial relationships in the marketplace."
"I would have no hesitation in recommending Charlie as a recruitment consultant, whether it be for a permanent or interim position. For me personally, he managed and provided coaching throughout the engagement and interview process. He is a thorough professional, is well respected and has strong contacts across the Purchasing Profession."