This Week in Leadership (Feb 19 - Feb 25)

Why are the UK's small businesses in distress? Plus, how one industry associated with older customers has seemingly won over Generation Z. 

What are so many smaller UK firms in distress? What's the latest trade-off leaders must mull over when deciding on a return-to-office policy? 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. 

Red Alert for UK’s Smaller Firms

More than 50,000 mostly smaller firms are in financial distress. What happened, and how they can best recover.

A New Return-to-Office Trade-off

High-performing workers are twice as likely to leave 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.

A Sea Change in the Cruise Industry

The world is chasing after Gen Zers—so what can companies learn from an industry that has made them some of its best customers?

Leadership U

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