LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry
Company (NYSE: KFY) specializing in talent acquisition solutions, today
announced that it has been named by HRO Today Magazine as one of the leading
RPO providers in its 2009 industry Baker's Dozen list.
The annual list, published by HRO Today Magazine, is developed based on a
survey of RPO buyers and experts from across the industry. Provider rankings
are based on quality of service, breadth of service and size of deals. This
year, Futurestep was named in the top five Enterprise RPO providers list,
reflecting growth in demand and customer satisfaction for its RPO solutions.
The company was also included in the top three global RPO solutions providers.
"Futurestep's evolution and ascent continues as they have once again
improved their ranking on the HRO Today RPO Baker's Dozen Enterprise Providers
list," said Elliot Clark, CEO of HRO Today Magazine. "Futurestep has a clearly
defined strategy and execution, excellent leadership and great customer
service. Their global infrastructure allows them to compete for cross
continental programs and they are well positioned to compete for any upcoming
RPO engagement that is in the market."
"The Baker's Dozen listing reflects the perspective of buyers who are
reaching for more value and business impact from their RPO partners," said
Futurestep Chief Executive Officer Robert McNabb. "As companies re-examine
their talent strategies and prepare for tomorrow's needs, RPO offers a
flexible, cost-effective approach to competing for talent. It encompasses
excellence in recruitment resources, a truly global footprint, and a focus in
critical areas such as employment branding, workforce planning and talent
strategy. Futurestep is proud to be able to help its clients address these
needs through its RPO solutions, and we're committed to the continuous
innovation that is essential to delivering core business value."
In addition to its Baker's Dozen listing, the July/August issue of the
magazine will also feature a case study by Futurestep client, Itron, a leading
technology provider to the global energy and water industries. To learn more
about Futurestep and its RPO, talent consulting and other strategic talent
acquisition solutions, visit www.futurestep.com.
Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company, is the industry leader in strategic
talent acquisition, offering fully customized, flexible solutions to help
organizations meet specific workforce needs. Our full-spectrum portfolio of
services includes: Strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Consulting
Services, Project-Based Recruitment and Mid-Level Recruitment. With locations
on four continents and a record of success in securing top talent around the
world, Futurestep provides the experience and global reach to identify,
attract and retain the people who drive business success. 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, develop, retain and sustain their
talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on the Korn/Ferry
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