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The Global Expansion of Executive Search

The demand for skilled leadership exceeds supply worldwide and the pressure is high for organisations to find and retain top talent. Ulrich F. Ackermann, Chair at TRANSEARCH International, is interviewed alongside other global AESC leaders for the most recent Executive Talent magazine to discuss the tremendous growth in the executive search and leadership consulting profession.

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Opinion. The effective job interview: evidence, evidence, evidence

A good interviewer will be very clear about the results expected from a position. They will evaluate as objectively as possible if a candidate is the one for that challenge. Cristian Duarte, TRANSEARCH Chile, explains how providing 'evidence, evidence, evidence' of past performance demonstrates the connections between your CV and your achievement history. Article in Spanish.

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Speed of Learning: The Ultimate Competitive Advantage (PDF)

There is one fact of life that is impossible to ignore - tomorrow will be (very) different. More specifically, the rate of change is getting faster - and about to get much faster. It is a matter of adapt or perish.

Flexibility, a flatter structure, enhanced freedom to act, and a laser-like business focus represent part of the answer. Being faster, however, is ultimately all about how people learn.

In this excerpt from the book 'The A–Z of Organization Culture', John Burdett explains why the speed of learning is quickly becoming the ultimate competitive advantage, and presents several innovative ways of introducing effective learning experiences into your organisation.

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7 "Must Do's" before you commence your new Executive role

You have been waiting anxiously and the promised job offer has finally arrived. How do you prepare? How do you manage the risk moving into a new executive position? How do you make sure that you are ready for day one?

Bill Sakellaris provides 7 suggestions from "Before You Land" which is a part of TRANSEARCH International's exclusive Orxestra® methodology.

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The Essential Interview Questions Selection Committees, CEOs, and Heads of Talent Should Be Asking An Executive Search Firm

Howard Pezim shares questions to ask executive search consultants to help you decide which consultant and firm to work with. The questions invite a response that will inform you of their experience and challenges faced in the past and the solutions they've implemented to excel in executive search.

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The team building workshop (PDF)

Team building can be a way to accelerate the team through the learning curve. However, it doesn't matter how fast you appear to move ahead if at the end of the day you are still lost. The following is an extract from the book Team: Align, Build, Connect & Develop, by John Burdett (PDF document) and available to purchase from Amazon

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