This Week in Leadership (Feb 19 - Feb 25)

What's behind the surge in productivity across the country. Plus, the latest trade-off leaders have to make when deciding on a return-to-office policy. 

What's behind the recent surge in productivity at organizations across the country? Why is healthcare one of the most attractive fields right now? Plus, the latest Briefings Podcast takes a look at the unique challenges of being a job seeker over the age of 50. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

Productivity Rises and Rises. But for How Long?

Productivity rose for the third consecutive quarter. Do leaders have any more levers to pull to keep up the momentum?

A New Return-to-Office Trade-off

High-performing workers are twice as likely to quit firms with return-to-office policies, a new study shows. But leaders can still point to RTO benefits.

Briefings Podcast: Work in the Age of Ageism

Half of workers aged 50 to 59 will lose their job at some point. Are they—and other older workers—getting pushed out? We talk to a job-seeking senior and a top career coach about how more senior workers can better the odds.

Your Next Career Pivot: Healthcare?

Health-related fields are adding one-quarter of all jobs in the US. Why is this former “tortoise” field so hot?

Leadership U

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison explains why leaders need to be able to toggle among multiple leadership styles.