This Week in Leadership (Apr 8 - Apr 14)

The work AI hype train runs head-first into reality. Plus, workers admit to literally sleeping on the job. 

Why is the number of people who want only part-time work increasing? What to do with workers who are literally sleeping on the job? Plus, how to bridge the age gap at work. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

Sleeping on the Job, Literally

One-third of employees take at least one nap during the workday every week. What the trend signals to employers.

AI: Is Reality Setting In?

Companies talk big about artificial intelligence, but new US data shows only 5% use it to produce or deliver goods.

The Part-Time Mutiny  

The percentage of people working part-time has hit an all-time high. Fewer want full-time hours, but are firm leaders on board?

5 Ways to Bridge the Age Gap at Work

With at least four generations working at once, colleagues struggle to get along. Some tips.

Listening to That Voice

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison explains why leaders can often find it easy to ignore their conscience, and why they shouldn’t.

Briefings Podcast: Won't You Be My (Work) Friend?

Only two in 10 workers have a best friend in the office and it's a number that keeps falling. It's a serious issue for leaders keen to drive culture. We speak to two experts to get to the bottom of this camaraderie conundrum.