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It’s summer, the brakes are on, and it’s time for a reset in the postmodernist work environment

In 2010, Harvard Business Review ran a feature on The Acceleration Trap. It explored how organizations, faced with intense market pressures, take on more than they can handle, increasing the number and speed of activities, raising performance goals, shortening innovation cycles, and introducing new technologies and organizational systems. Basking in success, the CEO tries to […]

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How can you leverage an economic downturn in hiring and organizational leadership?

With economic growth in the United States slowing to a predicted 0.7 percent in 2023, and ongoing efforts to curb inflation through monetary policy and belt-tightening leading to large-scale layoffs, clients are asking us, “How does this affect talent and what should we do about it?” Executive Search has typically been an economic bell-weather, but […]

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Today’s gold rush – structuring talent and reward as the talent bubble bursts

In the early 19th Century the ‘gold rush’ saw a rapid influx of fortune seekers to the sites of newly discovered gold deposits, the earliest being in the United States. Today’s ‘gold rush’ has seen a rapid influx of tech start-ups and talented tech wizards to hotspots in the US, particularly Miami, FL. Pent up […]

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Tina Engineer-McRae, President & Founder at M SEARCH, Executive Search & Leadership Advisory

Tina Engineer-McRae, a trailblazer in the field of Executive Search and Leadership Advisory, founded M SEARCH in 2007, as she arrived from the UK and blended in with the multicultural, vibrant environment of Miami. She is now the proud leader of a thriving business, the only certified woman-owned and minority-owned business of its kind in […]

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Mughal & McRae Renamed as M SEARCH, Executive Search & Leadership Advisory

Tina Engineer-McRae and her team at M SEARCH, Executive Search and Leadership Advisory, are pleased to announce their new name and logo following a change in ownership in Q3 2022. “Our new name is crisp and simple, honoring our company history,” comments Tina Engineer-McRae, President and Founder of the firm. “Our ‘concierge approach’ to client […]

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Remote and Thriving

The “blended workday”, the “new future of work”, the “hybrid environment” have replaced the outdated “work-life balance” in leadership conversations. When most companies made an effective shift to remote work in 2020, they are now seeing issues that are limiting their ability to be successful. Employee engagement and connection to the mission seem low; productivity […]

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We are celebrating our 15th Anniversary!

November 2022 marks our 15th Anniversary! We talk to founder and trailblazer Tina Engineer-McRae, daughter of a world-famous cricketer, about finding success and the magic of a first client who “loved her bright and vivacious personality!” As the late Queen Elizabeth shook hands with cricketer Farokh Engineer after a test match at Lord’s Cricket Ground […]

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MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, October 27, 2022 / — M SEARCH, a leading minority owned executive and leadership advisory firm, has announced the promotion of Fernando Vega to Partner, Vice President Executive Search. In addition to leading M SEARCH’s Executive Search department and Finance & Accounting Practice, Fernando will work alongside President and Founder Tina […]

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What does a DEI-accredited executive search firm bring to the table?

In an article on harnessing the power of diversity for profitability, Forbes asserts that EBITDA can be increased by 33% through recruiting for diversity[1]. How? Forbes says simply, “diversity drives innovation; innovation drives profitability”. The figure is substantiated by research from Deloitte, Boston Consulting Group, Harvard Business Review and Forbes itself. The need for cognitive […]

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You’ve arrived in South Florida. How do you access leadership talent to deliver your strategy?

Over the summer, two of the largest investment firms announced they are opening offices in South Florida. Citadel’s move to Miami and BlackRock’s opening of a ‘Snow Bird’ office for their executives comes as the entire landscape of South Florida continues to change rapidly.   As companies seek better tax incentives and more affordable rent, […]

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