This Week in Leadership

The pool of female CEOs shrinks. New (and so-so) pay data for the Class of 2018. Plus, the way to handle a job's grueling emotional toll.  All that and more insights in Korn Ferry's pre-Memorial Day take on recent news.

Women CEOs: Time for More Breakthroughs

A spate of top female CEOs has departed recently. Are organizations developing a new generation of women leaders to step in? 

The Air France Challenge

With changes under way at the airline, the French government tells the company’s future leadership: You’re on your own.

What Gets You Up at 4:30 A.M. to Go Work?

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison says money doesn’t actually rank as the top reason why people get excited about their jobs.

Emotional (Not Manual) Labor

Leadership roles may be draining, but savvy chiefs can train themselves to reduce the emotional toll, says best-selling author Daniel Goleman.  

The Class of 2018: Welcome to the Real World

For new graduates, a 'favorable’ job market is translating into virtually flat pay hikes from a year ago. Here’s why.

A Covert Job Problem for Military Veterans

As Memorial Day approaches, experts say employers should update their approach to hiring and retaining veterans.


  • Michael Bell

    Senior Client Partner, Aviation & Aerospace

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  • Tom McMullen

    Senior Client Partner

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  • Daniel Goleman

    Contributor, Korn Ferry Institute

  • Annie Bader

    Managing Consultant, Consumer, Professional Search, EMEA

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  • Susanne Blazek

    Director of Thought Leadership & Outcomes Research, Korn Ferry Institute

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  • Gary Burnison

    Chief Executive Officer

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