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Futurestep Joins Dell to Share Global RPO Insight at the 2011 RPO Summit

April 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company (NYSE: KFY) specializing in talent acquisition solutions, will be joining Dell, a leading global provider of technology products, to participate in the 2011 RPO Summit in Las Vegas. At the conference, Futurestep and Dell will present an educational session, "Dell Tackles a High-Pressure Global Recruitment Initiative."

In the session, Jennifer Novit, U.S. Talent Acquisition Manager for Dell, and Laura Eaton, U.S. Director, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) for Futurestep, will provide insight from Dell's RPO initiative aimed at meeting sales talent needs under tight timelines. They will cover key considerations for establishing a successful RPO strategy with a global scope, from cultural and regulatory differences, to maintaining consistency and addressing varying local requirements. The presentation will also explore other important factors such as setting expectations, minimizing risks, and overcoming unexpected challenges.

"As a leader in a highly competitive industry, Dell understands the vital importance of talent," says Jennifer Novit of Dell. "Our recruitment strategy addresses the types of needs many enterprise planners face today, and we're pleased to join our RPO partners at Futurestep to share our success - and our learning - at this year's summit."

"By taking a strategic approach to addressing critical recruitment needs, Dell successfully deployed a global RPO solution that delivered on business goals," said Laura Eaton, Director, Recruitment Process Outsourcing for Futurestep. "The RPO Summit provides a great resource for anyone who is exploring RPO options to learn first-hand about what it takes to drive an effective RPO strategy."

Futurestep will be in attendance throughout the RPO Summit event which takes place May 24-26 at the Venetian Hotel, Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The RPO Summit 2011 is one of four summits taking place at the HRO Today Forum, which unites HR and recruiting change agents and business executives interested in helping to define the future of HR services and technology and how they impact the HR-powered enterprise. The Forum's other summits are the HRO Summit and the MSP Summit. Learn more at


Futurestep is a Korn/Ferry Company and a leading global talent acquisition solutions provider, helping companies build and implement strategies for improving their talent acquisition operations. Key areas of focus include Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-based Recruitment, Talent Acquisition Consulting and Mid-Level Recruitment. With operations on four continents, Futurestep provides the experience and expertise to address the most pressing talent acquisition challenges facing companies today. To learn more, visit

About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, deploy, develop and reward their talent. Visit for more information on the Korn/Ferry International family of companies, and for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

SOURCE Futurestep; Korn/Ferry International

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