This Week in Leadership (Apr 29 - May 5)

Should employers give job candidates interview questions in advance? Plus, how to be more productive on Fridays.

Why some firms are giving job candidates interview questions in advance. How to make Fridays considerably more productive. Plus, the latest Briefings Podcast explores a silent, and potentially harmful, scourge at the office. Here are some recent articles by Korn Ferry’s content team on leadership-related news. 

The ‘Rage Applying’ Problem

Companies are being inundated with résumés from people frustrated by their own job but not serious about switching roles. What can hiring professionals do?

Interview Questions… In Advance?

Worried that interview questions may be filtering out shy but strong candidates, some firms are publishing them in advance. Will this lead to better hires—or more inauthentic candidates?

Paying Dividends (Literally)

Corporate-dividend payout jumped 60% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year. What’s behind the big boost, and will other stakeholders howl?

6 Tips for More Productive Fridays

Friday office attendance is way down, but ambitious workers see it as a “slow day” they can use to get ahead.

Purpose’s Double-Edged Sword

Best-selling author Dan Goleman explains why purpose can make an organization healthier only if it’s done credibly.

Briefings Podcast: A Workplace on Fire

Science now says chronic inflammation may be a major hindrance to worker productivity. Two experts share what leaders can do to tackle this silent scourge.