The DNA of a "Super" HR Executive

Video: Based on thousands of assessments, elite leaders in human resources share several key traits and skills.

Compared to their peers, they have a more intense drive to do things well, whether doing it themselves or leading a team to complete a task. They are more persistent and have higher levels of courage, which helps them stand up for fiscal responsibility and regulatory compliance. 

The "they" in this case are HR leaders. But not just any. Based on special assessments of more more than 600 executives over the past few years, the Korn Ferry Institute has found what traits, behavior, skills and competencies are most common among the top 18% percent of HR leaders, the so-called. "super group" of HR executives.


Korn Ferry's "Executive DNA" video series includes profiles for: