This Week in Leadership (Apr 15 - Apr 21)

What will leaders do with all the cash sitting on their firms' balance sheets? Plus, the clichés to remove from your résumé.

What will leaders do with the record levels of cash on their firms' balance sheets? Are older people happier if they continue working? Plus, how to recognize the clichés on your résumé—and exorcise them.. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

What Will Firms Do With All Their Cash?

Companies have stockpiled a record $2.6 trillion in cash. Will firms start spending it?

Bias Busters: A Key to Diversity

A new study finds that firms pick white candidates 9% more often—unless the companies take certain key steps.

Older—and Happier?

A new survey shows that Americans over 60 are among the happiest people in the world. Is work the reason?

5 Clichés to Keep Off Your Résumé

With job searches becoming so hard in this economy, experts say vague language won’t get past most firms’ candidate filters.

Not Just a ‘Cog in the Machine’

Employees increasingly want to be valued for who they are, not just for the work they do, argues best-selling author Dan Goleman.