This Week in Leadership (Aug 8 - Aug 14)

Executives are being asked to work front line jobs on top of their C-suite duties. Plus, the five skills to master in an economic downturn.

Why so many companies are adding people when the economy is shrinking. Why many firms are adding age limits for their board directors. Plus, five key skills to master in tough times. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

The Complexities of a “Job-Full” Recession

Economies worldwide keep shrinking, but firms keep hiring en masse. What leaders should do.

On the Board but Aging Out

In a bid to increase diversity, nearly three-quarters of S&P 500 firms are instituting age limits for board directors. But will key experience be lost?

Giving the Boss a Broom

One airline facing a labor crunch has asked executives to load baggage. The pros and cons of putting executives on the front lines.

5 Key Skills to Master in Tough Times

How to stand apart in the face of a potential recession.

Our Timeless Truth

Business may be cyclical, but leadership should not be, says Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison, who advises leaders to stick to unwavering principles in both good times and bad.

3 Neuroscience-Based Strategies to Combat Employee Burnout

A new Korn Ferry report offers neuroscience-based solutions to fight back against post-pandemic exhaustion.