This Week in Leadership (Dec 4 - Dec 10)

Everyone is exaggerating their AI skills. Plus, are leaders willing to pay remote workers more to get them back to the office?

Why are so many people exaggerating their AI skills on their résumés? Should leaders pay remote workers more to get them back to the office? Plus, the latest Briefings Podcast episode highlights the best ways to take advantage of this very unusual job market. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

Fudging AI Skills: A New Résumé Tactic?

Half of job applicants admit they exaggerate their artificial-intelligence know-how. Can firms even tell?

Paying to End the Return-to-Office Debate

Extra cash to show up at the workplace is one thing most at-home workers say will get them back to the office. Should managers open their wallets?

A Holiday Gift for Your Boss: It’s Never Easy

Experts say the tide is changing on what to get (or not get) the boss in the remote-work era. But this decision can be steeped in anxiety.

5 Career Acts to Take Before the Year Ends

A little self-reflection and professional housekeeping before December runs out could help make a big impact in 2024 and beyond.

The Unseen Gift

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison says leaders should be looking to highlight the positive elements of 2023 we might have overlooked.

Briefings Podcast: The Job Hunt—The Best and Worst of Times

Despite low unemployment, nearly half of Americans describe the current job outlook as “bad.” We chat with two experts on how to land a great new gig… and ask for more money.