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"Market Leader"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Korn Ferry Futurestep full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great colleagues and lots of opportunity

Cons

More Pros than Cons working here

Other Employee Reviews for Korn Ferry Futurestep

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Need to learn to walk the talk"

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    Former Employee - Recruiter in South Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Recruiter in South Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good place to learn to recruit for different jobs and industries.
    - Opportunity to learn to work for managers who may not know enough about recruiting to provide competent management of projects/ searches/ RPOs and/or people.
    - Opportunity to work with virtual teams.
    - Opportunity to learn to work in an ever changing environment.
    - Global exposure via affiliation to Korn/Ferry.
    - Definitely the place to work to build tolerance for instability.

    Cons

    - HR creates and tries to implement staff development tools that could be effective if they were taken seriously and used company-wide.
    - HR too often is not involved in employment decisions.
    - As with many companies, incompetent employees can work at Futurestep ad infinitum if they have friends in high places.
    - Sells solutions and advertises concepts that are not applied in-house.
    - Sales team brings in business that is approved by management regardless of the company's capacity to deliver.
    - Workforce planning and change management is done on the fly.
    - Inadequate tools that compete with each other instead of complementing each other.
    - Sourcers have insufficient and/or inadequate tools.
    - Very high turnover.
    - Departments compete against each other.
    - Employees are obviously dispensable.

    Advice to Management

    - Listen to lower ranks.
    - Examine why turn over is so high.
    - Evaluate managers' response to their employees' concerns.
    - Ensure the company walks the talk.


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Great Company... in theory."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Korn Ferry Futurestep full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    • Excellent reputation as a top-flight recruiting firm.
    • Very nimble organization that can change direction on a dime… and usually does.
    • Working virtually allows for flexibility and accommodation.
    • When you have access to senior leaders, you will find a WEALTH of knowledge and competence.

    Cons

    • Inconsistency in project implementation. (to their credit, they have hired a team that is now overseeing implementation and that seems to be going well)
    • Frenetic management with very little oversight; underperformers can coast and get by leaving all the hard work to top-performers.
    • ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY NO EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT! You will walk in with what you know and stay at that level if you do not take the initiative to learn on your own.
    • This company does not encourage it’s employees to be better at their jobs.
    • Bonuses are promised in your offer, but never paid.
    • You will NEVER be provided a merit increase no matter what your performance level is, so why bother is most people’s attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Provide a more cohesive team structure so that recruiters feel like they are actually a part of a team. Currently no one is really aligned to anyone.
    PAY BONUSES and provide merit increases; unless you really could care less how long people stay with your company.

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