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TRANSEARCH International is the leading alternative to commonplace executive search. As passionate talent experts, every day we help companies build stronger leadership teams. Learn more about TRANSEARCH and our wide-ranging approach to leadership acquisition, management assessment, as well as our industry expertise.

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The high-stakes challenge of attracting and empowering executives is best met with the support of a firm that has a proven track record of success. The tools that TRANSEARCH International uses provide a unique perspective regarding culture, performance, leadership, and team "fit". And our integration methodology ensures that new leaders are integrated quickly and successfully without breaking stride.


Thought Leadership

Board Director (Case Study)

For an environmental construction and design firm with 165 offices around the globe and 8,000 employees, a Board Member can have a significant impact throughout all levels of the company. The Board Members of a company can seem fairly innocuous; after all, these supervisors generally only meet a handful of times over a year. However, the trickle-down effect of an outstanding Board that aligns with the values and purpose of the company amplifies the influence of the CEO and the surrounding C-suite throughout the company. On the flip side, toxic Board Members can be harmful to the operations and culture of the organization. Identifying Board Members that fit is critical to ensuring long-term success through thoughtful advising and experience.

Personality Assessments – What Role Should They Play in Hiring?

** As published on AESC Bluesteps

In 2017, it seems like everything is being measured and quantified. Over time, this trend has spread to people-centric industries like executive search. Like it or not, the use of personality assessments – and other pre-employment testing – is alive and well as companies are hiring employees from the entry level to the executive level. I’m often asked by clients and candidates alike, “what role should personality testing play in the hiring process?” My response usually begins with the words “be careful…”

Expert Q&A: Women in the C-Suite (Tweet Chat Transcript)

Transcript from the BlueSteps #ExecCareer Chat, “Expert Q&A: Women in the C-Suite” featuring Bridget Papanicholas.

Board of Director Changes: January-March 2017

Board of Director Changes: January-March 2017. Executives who have joined Boards across all industries.


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#ExecCareer Chat, “Expert Q&A: Women in the C-Suite”


Transcript from the BlueSteps #ExecCareer Chat, “Expert Q&A: Women in the C-Suite” featuring Bridget Papanicholas.

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In building the world around us, construction organizations are in a constant state of change. Globalization has opened up international markets, as well as invited a new wave of competition. Mergers and consolidations have reallocated market share and competitive advantages. Large joint ventures are becoming part of the new normal. Health and safety remains a core value, as sustainability and environmental impact rise on everybody’s punch list. All this while unemployment rates collide with unprecedented labor demand, along with a revival of the union workforce. Under such pressure, flaws and instability at the leadership level will undermine the longevity of a construction business.