Contrary to popular belief, Korn/Ferry’s latest research has found that having a stint outside of the HR function is not a pre-requisite step in the career paths of exceptional HR leaders.

What Makes an Exceptional HR Leader? draws on 36 in-depth interviews with current and aspiring HR leaders across Europe. Building on the insight of interviewees, the Korn/Ferry team discerned what characteristics are needed, how they are acquired and developed, and how executives can optimize their career track.

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