Working Mother Names Korn Ferry as One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) is recognized today by Working Mother as one of the 2019 100 Best Companies. Working Mother honors companies that offer inclusive benefits for families, including generous maternity and parental leave, and affordable emergency childcare.

“Our 100 Best Companies are the standard of excellence, and continue to pave the way with the work they are doing on behalf of working parents and caregivers in the U.S.,” says Subha Barry, president of Working Mother Media. “We celebrate their efforts and applaud them for addressing the needs of this important and ever-growing sector of talent.”

“We’re honored to be named one of the best companies for parents to work for by Working Mother magazine,” said Gary Burnison, CEO, Korn Ferry. “This recognition reflects our efforts to be a premier career destination.”

According to Brian Bloom, Vice President, Global Benefits, Korn Ferry offers employees in the United States a suite of progressive benefits, including:

  • Inclusive fertility benefit including IVF, egg, sperm and embryo freezing and storage
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • Healthy pregnancy programs
  • Generous maternity and parental paid leave
  • Flexible work arrangements when returning back to work
  • Dedicated lactation/wellbeing rooms in the offices
  • Care@work by to help find caregivers for children, elders and pets

“Parents are speaking out more than ever before about what they need in order to succeed at work and at home, and employers are paying attention,” says Meredith Bodgas, editor-in-chief of Working Mother. “By implementing family-friendly policies such as flexible schedules, paid parental leave, post-leave phase-back periods and mentoring programs, our 100 Best Companies are taking the needs of their employees into consideration in order to create a supportive, inclusive and productive environment.”

About the Methodology

The 2019 Working Mother 100 Best Companies application includes more than 400 questions on leave policies, workforce representation, benefits, childcare, advancement programs, flexibility policies and more. It surveys the availability and usage of these programs, as well as the accountability of the many managers who oversee them. All applicants receive feedback showing how they compare with other applicants; however, the names of applicants that do not make the list are kept confidential. Company profiles and data come from submitted applications and reflect 2018 data.

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corp., publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives, Diversity Best Practices and Culture@Work are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change, and Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with clients to design their organizational structures, roles and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advises them on how to reward, develop and motivate their workforce. And, we help professionals navigate and advance their careers.

Molly Lynch

Source: Korn Ferry