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04/13/16Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey: Learning Agility Top Attribute Companies Look for in College Grads, Yet Executives Say It's a Top Skills Gap
“Personal Referral” Still a Top Reason to Contact a Candidate LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2016-- An executive survey released today by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, reveals the key skills and attributes business executives are seeking when recruiting college graduates. When asked what is the top attribute they look for, the largest percentage ... 
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04/07/16Korn Ferry’s Michael Hyter Named as One of “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America”
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 7, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director Michael Hyter has been named by leading African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” Hyter was chosen by Savoy from a list of more than 500 professionals working in industries ranging from banking and finance to healthcare and technology. The sel... 
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04/06/16Korn Ferry Hay Group’s Kevin Cashman Receives AESC’s Lifetime Achievement Award
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 6, 2016-- At its annual global conference held in New York City today, the worldwide Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) presented Korn Ferry Hay Group Senior Partner Kevin Cashman with its prestigious Gardner W. Heidrick Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first time in the 34-year history of the award that the recipient is being honored for lifetime achievement in leade... 
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03/31/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Global Study Finds Employee Engagement at Critically Low Levels
Social Responsibility Programs Found to Enhance Engagement and Performance LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2016-- A comprehensive global study released today by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, shows that there is a critical need to improve employee engagement. The survey, which includes data from more than 7,500 business and HR leaders in 107 ... 
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03/31/16Senior Client Partners Join Korn Ferry to Serve Global Accounts
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that seven Senior Client Partners have joined the firm as Global Account Leaders, bringing a diverse range of experience across multiple industries to help serve the evolving needs of global clients. “Our firm is committed to bringing together the best and brightest from a wide range of industr... 
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03/22/16Korn Ferry Study: CEOs Carry the Culture at Australian Organizations
SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2016-- According to a report issued by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, cultural leadership starts at the top. Business executives in Australia cited the CEO as the most important factor in strengthening culture, followed by rewarding or penalizing work or behavior that impacts cultural values and, recruiting executives with the right cultural attributes. ... 
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03/22/16Korn Ferry Study Identifies Career Paths and Aspirations for Heads of Investor Relations
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2016-- A recent study by Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, points to how the investor relations (IR) function is evolving. The October-November 2015 survey of IR heads at 150 FTSE companies showed that more than half (56 percent) of respondents had been in their role for two years or less, suggesting a high level of turnover. In addition, more than h... 
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03/21/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Alternative Employee Rewards Survey Shows Companies Prioritizing Career Development Opportunities
Across all employee levels, career development programs are most likely to expand in use over the next year, as employers focus on engaging and retaining employees Employers widely recognize alternative rewards as an essential component of a competitive total employee rewards strategy LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2016-- When it comes to rewarding employees above and beyond base salaries, companies are ... 
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03/21/16Futurestep Expands EMEA Technology Expertise with Senior Hires
Joanne Cumper and Ian Mosby join to grow Futurestep’s Advanced Technology Practice LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2016-- The Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, has today announced that Joanne Cumper and Ian Mosby have been appointed to its Advanced Technology Practice. Ms. Cumper joins Korn Ferry Futurestep’s Advanced Technology Practice in Londo... 
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03/09/16Korn Ferry International Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results of Operations
Highlights - Korn Ferry reports record fee revenue. Fee revenue was $344.2 million on a U.S. GAAP basis and $350.1 million on an adjusted basis (includes $5.9 million in deferred revenue adjustment related to the Hay Group acquisition). - Excluding legacy Hay Group, fee revenue was $272.3 million, an increase of 14.0% on a constant currency basis (9.1% at actual exchange rates) from Q3 FY'15. The increase was driven by continued strong performance in the North America region of Executive R... 
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03/07/16New Research Shows Women Are Better at Using Soft Skills Crucial for Effective Leadership and Superior Business Performance, Finds Korn Ferry Hay Group
Women Outperform Men in 11 of 12 Key Emotional Intelligence Competencies LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2016-- According to new research by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, women score higher than men on nearly all emotional intelligence competencies, except emotional self-control, where no gender differences are observed. Data from 55,000 pro... 
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03/02/16Korn Ferry to Report Quarterly Earnings via Live Webcast on March 9, 2016
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2016-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that the firm will be conducting a conference call and simultaneous live webcast to investors to report Q3 fiscal year 2016 earnings on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. EST. The call and webcast will be hosted by Gary Burnison, Chief Executive Officer, and Robert Rozek, Chief Financial Officer. ... 
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02/29/16Want the Job Done? Ask a Gen Xer
Korn Ferry Futurestep Survey Shows this Generation Cares Most about Making an Impact on the Business and are the Most Engaged in the Workforce LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2016-- An executive survey released today by the Futurestep division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, reveals the heads down, get-the-job-done attitudes and priorities of Gen X employees (born 1965-1980). ... 
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02/25/16The Left Brain Got Presidential Candidates into the Race; The Right Brain Will Take Them to the White House
-New Book by Korn Ferry CEO Highlights the Executive Leadership Traits that Stand Up in the 2016 Political Race- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2016-- A new book by Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) CEO Gary Burnison highlights the executive-level leadership traits that are the critical difference between keeping U.S. political candidates on the road to the White House – or packing up their campaigns. Is it the authenticity of Don... 
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02/22/16FORTUNE and Korn Ferry Hay Group Announce This Year’s World’s Most Admired Companies
-Transformation, succession planning and attracting the best and brightest talent dominate this year’s list- LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, and FORTUNE are pleased to announce their nineteenth annual World’s Most Admired Companies (WMAC) list. Find FORTUNE’s full list of the World’s Most Admired Companies here: http:/... 
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02/12/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Executive Survey Reveals Top Job Fulfillments and Frustrations
Culture Top Factor for Increasing Satisfaction; Lack of Growth Opportunities Top Frustration LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2016-- The Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today revealed the results of a workplace satisfaction survey showing the top reasons executives “love their job.” At the top of the list is “workplace relationships with co-workers and clients” (... 
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02/04/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Industry Pay Index Shows Technical, Industrial Sectors Are Top Paying
STEM-dependent sectors – oil and gas, chemicals and life sciences – offer top pay worldwide. In the United States, life sciences tops the chart, paying 30 percent above average. Differences in pay vary across job levels within industries, trending toward the norm as employees gain seniority. LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2016-- According to new research by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY)... 
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02/04/16Korn Ferry Hay Group Global Study: Driving Culture Change Key Leadership Priority
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2016-- A comprehensive global study released today by the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, demonstrates that executives see the need to make culture a priority to drive alignment, collaboration, and performance. Hay Group’s “Real World Leadership” study of more than 7,500 executives from 107 countries found that “driving culture... 
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01/12/16Korn Ferry Hay Group and Harris Corporation Accepting Veteran Applications for Pro Bono Military to Civilian Leadership Program
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2016-- Through its employee volunteer programs, the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, and Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), today announced that online applications are being accepted through Feb. 8, 2016 for the seventh cohort of the Leveraging Military Leadership Program. The program, which is designed to create successful trans... 
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