One hour of your time a month,

a lifetime of impact

Tangent connects you with aspiring Business Development Reps from socially diverse backgrounds for mentoring and an employee referral

Think back to that person who gave you your first big break.
The person who supported you when it mattered most.

Now it’s your chance to pay it forward, lend an hour, transform a life.

What’s in it for you?

Referral bonuses

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Get a referral bonus whilst directly contributing to your manager and company's goals by getting diverse and top talent hired into your company.

Develop skills

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As a Mentor, you will have the opportunity to coach aspiring BDRs and get real life examples of when you have developed your leadership and management skills.

Transform lives

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All our Candidates come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. By referring and mentoring them, you will be able to transform their lives.

Receive rewards

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As a thank you from us, we’ll send you personalised gifts and rewards the more you message, call and refer candidates. You deserve to be recognised for your hard work!

Mentor and refer

top talent in 4 simple steps

1Sign Up

Apply and create your free account. Tangent is and always will be free for its individual members.

Nayef a Referral to LinkedIn

We’ll match you with relevant BDR video pitches using our AI algorithm. You can also proactively search through our video pitch library to find top, diverse and driven BDRs.


Message and arrange a discovery call with top BDR candidates. Connect, share stories, give advice — and see if they’re a match for your company.

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You're connected! The next step is to agree a time for a video call
Denise Jennings profile image from Linkedin
Hey Nayef!
1 hour
Denise Jennings profile image from Linkedin
I just watched your video pitch and think you'd be a great BDR at Linkedin! We've got an open role and I'd love to tell you more about it. Want to to jump on a call to connect?
1 hour
Hi Denise, that's amazing and I'd love to connect! I've just sent you an invite for 4.00pm today. Speak then :)
1 hour
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Brilliant! Speak soon 🙂
41 minutes
Denise is typing...
Denise from LinkedIn has sent a message to the hiring manager, stating that she'd like to refer Nayef to the LinkedIn hiring team.

If it's a match, you can refer them to your company, and mentor them through any interviews. Knowing you’ve helped ambitious talent overcome societal barriers and secure their dream role? There’s no feeling quite like it!

Meet some of our
amazing Mentors
Profile image of Olly who works as a coach from GoCardless
"It’s not what you know, it’s who you know and that needs to change. I’m ready to help change this."
"Working with candidates on Tangent is great as I can develop my coaching and leadership skills whilst making a real difference."
Profile image of Georgia who works as a coach from Revolut
"I know how hard it is to get into tech without a network. It’s a privilege to be able to help others who are driven and talented but just need a bit of support."
Build your pipeline
of top diverse employee referrals

Don’t have an open role to refer for now? No problem! Grow your pipeline of ambitious and diverse BDR referrals by viewing video pitches and mentoring aspiring BDRs ahead of a role going live in your company.

We’ll even notify you when a role in your company has opened and will reward you for your time and effort!

How rewards work
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Welcome to your Dashboard

The activity you build up (messages, calls, referrals) on Tangent are measured so you get recognised for your hard work

Once you cross our rewards thresholds we’ll send you personalised gift hampers and rewards

The more jobseekers your support, the bigger and better the rewards get!

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Is Tangent free?

Yes! Tangent is and always will be free for its members

What’s the criteria to be a Mentor?

At Tangent, we need to ensure that we have the best quality Mentors in our community so we vet every single application - this process can take up to a week.

Our criteria for approval are:
- You work in a Tech company
- You have signed up with your LinkedIn profile
- You are keen to mentor and support others

Will I get support with being a Mentor?

Absolutely! Once you sign up and officially join Tangent you will have access to a wide range of resources that will help you with every step of the Tangent process. We’ve got your back!

Still have questions?