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Korn Ferry Research Associate Interview Questions

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Research Associate Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Korn Ferry (New York, NY) in March 2016.

Interview

Very basic, regular questions about backgrounds and interests. It was a simple interview where I was phone screened and did a video chat with employees in the group I would be working in

Interview Questions

  • What is the most useful thing you've learned at school that could apply to this position?   Answer Question

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Korn Ferry.

    Interview

    My college's alumni network lead to a preliminary/ standard HR screening. I was invited back twice (spanning 2 months) to interview with 3 execs, hiring manager and 2 other more junior members/ researchers on the team.

    Interview Questions


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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at Korn Ferry (Dallas, TX) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Although quick to initially reach out, they continuously delayed our meetings. I don't know if it was just the specific branch I was dealing with, but they struggled to communicate with me throughout the process.

    Interview Questions

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Korn Ferry (Chicago, IL) in January 2012.

    Interview

    I met with one of the most junior employees who was a Research Associate and had been a Research Associate Intern prior to that, a Principal Consultant, and the Director of Research.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about my previous job experiences, college major, extracurriculars, and experiences as a varsity college athlete. They also had me take a words-per-minute typing test.   1 Answer

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Korn Ferry (New York, NY) in April 2011.

    Interview

    I had a phone screen and then an on-site interview where I met with two Director's. Overall the process was smooth, however they never got back to me and when I reached out to them, they told me in a very short response that they moved forward with other candidates.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you go about initially conducting a search for this industry?   Answer Question

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Korn Ferry.

    Interview

    Grueling and extensive, as would be expected of a recruitment firm. Another dimension was cultural fit, the recruiters took extensive references and checked all the information to make sure everything was legit.

    Interview Questions

    • A-Z recruitment in 1 hour in an unknown field for a C-Level position.   Answer Question

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Korn Ferry (London, England (UK)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I was impressed by the caliber of indivuals I met during the interview process. My initial impression was they were a lot less corporate than I had to be led to expect. The Interview process to several months and I met nine interviewers during the process.

    Interview Questions

    • A question that came up on several occasions was my motivation for moving away from contingent search.   Answer Question

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