Korn Ferry

Success at work.

That’s what we’re all about.


As the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, we know how to spot people with potential. In fact, everything we do is about empowering the success of individuals so that we can shape the success of the different places where they put their skills to work. And it all starts with our own people.

About Korn Ferry

For nearly half a century, clients have trusted us to recruit world-class leaders. Today, we are their partner in applying proven talent strategies and developing their people to accelerate and sustain organizational success. And we do that in several ways – which is why we have three areas of specialism.

We’re the recognized leader in Executive Recruitment, having successfully placed more of the world’s top executives than any other recruitment firm. We adhere to the same time-tested hallmarks of our pioneering founders, while building upon our approach through improvements in science and technology to optimize our results.

Our Hay Group professionals ensure organizations have the right talent with the right capabilities to ignite their business strategy—whether that is growth and innovation, globalization, or transformation. We help our clients achieve superior performance by addressing the people and organizational requirements needed to succeed.

And we’re home to Futurestep, the global industry leader in high-impact talent acquisition solutions. Futurestep offers fully customized, flexible services to help organizations meet their specific recruitment needs.

Wherever you join us, you’ll find that this is an inspiring, stimulating environment that will bring out the best in you and enable you to build a truly fulfilling career.

We’ll make sure we ignite your talent too.

Who we look for

If you’d relish endless opportunities to innovate, you have what it takes to make an immediate impact, and you want to work with the best, there’s a good chance you’re exactly who we’re looking for. You’ll need to be comfortable with having plenty of freedom to chart your own course and being exposed to constant change – flexibility is key.

What we offer

We expect a lot from our people. But we also believe in giving a lot back. We’re passionate about creating an environment where talent thrives, where excellence is always recognized and rewarded, and where every contribution matters. You’ll be empowered to share your ideas, and to follow them through. And because we’re all about taking talent further, you can look forward to exceptional training and development opportunities.

Training and development

We want to provide you with the opportunities you need to develop your potential and realize your ambitions. That’s why we’ll make sure you enjoy continuous learning – from your colleagues, from on-the-job experience, and from more formal programs. Through the Korn Ferry Institute, you’ll also have access to a plethora of highly valuable resources, including the industry’s top intellectual property around talent development.

Our benefits

As a global business, our benefits packages can vary from country to country, but we always strive to provide our employees with a variety of high quality options. In the United States, full-time regular Korn Ferry employees have access to a wide range of benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, and 401(k). We provide performance-related cash bonuses too.

Your Career Destination

As the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, we believe that when people are engaged, sitting in the right seats and developed and rewarded, opportunities appear. Ideas come to life. Business grows. And the leaders who will shape tomorrow emerge.

And we know the only pathway to greatness is through people like you. We believe that you, along with every one of our colleagues and companies we serve, should have the opportunity to rise. We are a community that values inclusion, honesty, knowledge and performance in an energizing climate.

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*Korn Ferry is an equal opportunity employer. Click here to view the Korn Ferry Non-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy.

Culture and values

No matter what the assignment, we mindfully interact with candidates in peer-to-peer relationships that foster respect, transparency and trust. Everything we do is underpinned by our four core values:
Inclusion means: Embracing diverse perspectives and backgrounds, Putting clients, colleagues and our work ahead of ourselves, Teaming with others and Introducing our clients to all that Korn Ferry has to offer.
Honesty means: Genuinely saying what we mean and expeditiously doing what we say, Modeling the behavior we wish to see in others, Operating with the highest levels of integrity, ethics and respect and Always making it safe for others to speak, act and flourish.
Knowledge means: Applying what we learn to be recognized as experts by our clients, Being insatiably curious — a lifetime learner, Striving to be better today than yesterday and Purposely developing and mentoring others.
Performance means: Delivering superior results that best serve our clients, shareholders and firm, Being market relevant in all we do, Holding ourselves accountable to clients and colleagues, Being direct, positive and patient, but never settling for the status quo.