Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry, a global management consulting firm claims that it places one candidate every 3 minutes, but their services are more inclined towards career coaching rather than facilitating job interviews.

With over 100 offices worldwide, Korn Ferry caters to almost all the Fortune 500 companies. It provides senior-level recruitment, board members analysis, workforce planning strategy, cultural transformation and a range of other advisory services in companies across all sectors, including technology, healthcare and financial industries.

What it can do?

  1. Huge global network of companies , across various industry verticals, which avails its recruitment and consulting services
  2. 24/7 personal coach for honing interview skills, negotiations skills and learning tools for premium members. Members can participate in various career assessment tests.
  3. A career assessment/ resume parser/ interview app which helps in finding the right kind of jobs in the industry
  4. Premium members get access to exclusive job board for C-level vacancies
  5. Impressive resource center with articles, webinars, videos and e-books for knowledge enhancement
  6. Good presence on LinkedIn and Facebook and Twitter
  7. Trainings and certifications
  8. Local market expertise; they have been in the Indian market since 1994

Common Issues

  1. More of a career advisory service rather than a placement consultancy
  2. $49 for premium career tools, which is a little high considering they don’t set up interviews
  3. Doesn’t offer resume re-writing services; they have the resume parsing technology in which an HR bot can point out the areas of improvement in the resume
  4. Limited presence in India

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