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Helpful (3)

Stale business trying to stay relevant

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  • Work/Life Balance
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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Korn Ferry full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good connections and smart people
Meritocracy culture - room for growth if you have talent and drive
Earning potential is there if you are willing to wait it out

Cons

lack of tolerance for innovation
Non existent IT leadership
Doesn't invest in it's people
Eat what you kill culture

Advice to Management

Go private. Invest in a technology leader. Don't ignore your cash cow. Stop managing the business around the next earnings report.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    frustrating at best

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Partner
    Former Employee - Senior Partner

    I worked at Korn Ferry part-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    it's in a great industry

    Cons

    public company in a business that should be private, way too much focus on revenue generation and too little on customer satisfaction

    Advice to Management

    focus on customrers and the revenue will take care of itself

  2. Helpful (1)

    Silos hard to break down

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Attracts good people
    Opportunities to test yourself

    Cons

    Moving away from core business
    Haves and have nots culture
    Siloed and cut throat - no real collaboration

    Advice to Management

    Go private or spin out the search business.

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