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The Securities and Exchange Commission Engages Futurestep for Talent Acquisition Strategy and Support

February 4, 2010
LOS ANGELES, Feb 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company (NYSE: KFY), today announced that it has commenced work with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), providing strategic talent acquisition solutions to help the agency address its continuing talent needs. The relationship is based on a GSA contract awarded in 2009.

Futurestep's support for the SEC will include both recruitment and strategic services, with a focus on the implementation of best-practice talent acquisition processes and expert support related to workforce planning, employment branding and talent technology strategy. Key goals of the effort will be to expand and support the Commission's capabilities for identifying, attracting and retaining talent in areas such as accounting, law, management, IT, industry specialists and financial professionals.

Futurestep will provide recruitment, project management and consulting services, with an onsite team structured to change based on the agency's talent needs. The solution and program is structured to support the SEC's growth and transformational strategy, including a one year contract with three additional renewable years and a fifth year option.

"We understand the importance of talent in driving the success of the SEC," said Robert McNabb, Executive Vice President, Korn/Ferry International and Chief Executive Officer, Futurestep. "Futurestep has provided essential support in helping the Commission secure critical talent in the past. We look forward to continuing that relationship, leveraging our strategic solutions to help the agency enhance its ability to compete for the vital talent it needs, both today and in the future."

About Futurestep

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 Talent Acquisition Consulting, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-based Recruitment 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 www.futurestep.com

About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions celebrating 40 years in business. 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 International family of companies, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.

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