The Essentials: Talent Management

Korn Ferry’s best articles for people hiring (or wanting to get hired).

Unemployment is low in many parts of the world, but that doesn’t mean that organizations are finding the right people to hire, or employees are finding the right jobs for them. This “Essentials” list covers the issues facing both recruiters and job seekers, and how each can better connect.

The Talent Forecast: Toughest Job to Fill

It’s a lot harder to find talent now than it was a year ago, according to Korn Ferry’s survey of more than 1,000 hiring professionals worldwide, but finding the right person for one common role is surprisingly difficult.

Asking About Salary History? That’s History

As a way to close the gender pay gap, U.S. cities and states are banning employers from asking questions about a candidate’s pay history. Here’s how hiring professionals can navigate this new environment.

Is Mentoring Really Worth It?

If it’s just focusing on technical skill building, then no. But mentoring to help someone reach their goals actually helps the mentee and the coach.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Job Interviewing

Don’t shoot yourself in the foot, and don’t rely on your resume alone.

Agility: The Power to Make Change Stick

People have great ideas, but all too often they never get executed. How a key skill set helps leaders pull off change.


Read the rest of "The Essentials 2017" series:

Emotional Intelligence

Advice for CEOs

Advice for Board Directors


2017: A Year of Disruptions