GE selects Futurestep for recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) contract 

SYDNEY, August 27, 2012 – Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE:KFY), global industry leader in high-impact recruitment solutions, today announced a major three year recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) contract with GE across Australia and New Zealand.

GE is one of the world’s leading global businesses in infrastructure and finance finding innovative solutions in energy, health and home, transportation, and finance. The deal will see GE outsourcing all volume hiring for GE Capital and Portfolio business and recruitment administration services across Australia and New Zealand, and has selected Futurestep to fulfil their talent needs.

Futurestep has a proven history with a number of high-profile RPO deals in the region, and provides a differentiated and integrated offering which were supporting factors in their appointment by GE.

“A key goal was for us to have an outsource provider that could support our internal talent acquisition function, managing our volume recruitment and all recruitment administration processes across ANZ. We believe that Futurestep’s capability combined with the use of innovative technology, assessment, and competency based tools, make them an ideal RPO partner for us,” said David Bell, Talent Acquisition Leader, GE Australia New Zealand.

“We are delighted to be partnering with GE,” said Tim Nelson, President of Futurestep Asia Pacific. “GE is an iconic international brand, at the forefront of innovation and we are proud to be associated with this leading brand to deliver talent with impact."

About Futurestep
Futurestep is the global industry leader in high-impact recruitment solutions; offering fully customized, flexible services to help organizations meet their talent and recruitment needs.

Our clients turn to us for proven expertise, a global process and infrastructure, proprietary competency models, innovative sourcing and attraction strategies, and a unique approach to measure and optimize business impact.

As a Korn/Ferry Company, Futurestep can meet a variety of workforce requirements; from RPO and project recruitment, to search and consulting, our solutions apply a truly world-class capability to deliver talent with impact, providing the experience and global reach to identify, attract and retain the people who drive business success.

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