This Week in Leadership (Mar 6 - Mar 12)

Untested managers are being asked to lead after their firms have laid off their colleagues. Plus, how Cupid has returned to the office.

Organizations are asking millions of managers who've never experienced corporate layoffs before to lead after major restructurings. Companies have found new ways to defend themselves from activist investors. Plus, Cupid has returned to the office. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

Leading After Layoffs

Thirty million managers aren’t old enough to have gone through restructuring waves. Now, as the newest layoffs begin, they’re being asked to pick up the pieces.

Strike First

Companies are showing a greater willingness to fight back against activist investors—and in many cases they are winning.

Guess Who’s Returned to the Office? Cupid

Office romances appear to be back in vogue as workers return. But are people rusty on conduct rules?

5 Actions to Take If You’re Laid Off

Taking a break from work might seem counterintuitive, but experts say it’s one of several good steps to consider after being let go. 

Seeing Stars

The times are challenging, but many leaders might be spending too much time directing their workers and not enough time inspiring them, argues Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison.

Women's History Month: Progress in the C-Suite, But...

More firms are appointing women to top leadership posts. How to keep the momentum from stalling.