This Week in Leadership (May 17 - May 23)

Why some firms are adopting a vaccination honor system, plus a record rush to buy back stock. 

Why some firms are adopting the vaccination honor system. The rush to buy back stock. Plus, why every leader needs to be a great storyteller, particularly now. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry's content team on leadership-related news.

Trust Me, I’m Vaxxed

Some major retailers are using an honor system for removing masks in stores. Could that model work at offices?

The Right Time for Stock Buybacks?

US firms have authorized $504 billion worth of share repurchase plans already this year—a move that helps investors but could backfire in this “greater purpose” era.

Has the Psychological Pandemic Arrived?

Fearing—and seeing—rising stress and breakdowns among employees, firms are rolling out a slew of mental health aids. But is it enough?

6 Ways to Get the References You Need

In this period of remote-work, firms are putting much more emphasis on job references that candidates tend to blow off.

The Stories We Tell

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison explains why all leaders, whether they like it or not, must be good storytellers.