Korn Ferry Reviews

Updated 27 Jan 2021

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3.0
49%
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Korn Ferry CEO and Director Gary D. Burnison
Gary D. Burnison
564 Ratings
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  • "long hours necessary with short time frame(in 36 reviews)

  • "I couldn’t admit how toxic the environment was at futurestep until I was out(in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Analyst"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good learning Great clients Great mentors Good pay

    Cons

    Long working hours No work life balance

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  2. "One of the best consulting firm"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Recruiter 

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work culture, growth opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Brief - RPO business - Korn Ferry"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Good Brand, overall. 2. Salary on Time 3. Friendly people 4. They try to follow global standards

    Cons

    1. RPO business not as strong or exciting as their main/Core Executive Search business. 2. Not many Clients - so not too many opportunities internally or hikes or growth.

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  4. "Great Company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Korn Ferry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One will get all the freedom to do the job. Explore and innovate new ideas and people encourage to learn.

    Cons

    No cons as of now.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Pay more than market"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Account Manager 

    I have been working at Korn Ferry full-time

    Pros

    Compensate well as compared any company. Not much work pressure comparing to other accounts department...

    Cons

    employee Learnings, enhancement and promotions are less..

  6. "Good Organization to work with"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Global Standards, Employee Friendly policies, flexibility , Interview process is not complicated

    Cons

    Resource Management needs an improvement

  7. Helpful (9)

    "Bad"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time

    Pros

    A good place to learn some HR frameworks

    Cons

    Top management is quite incompetent

  8. "Company is very good, great culture"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Korn Ferry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good company, great place to work

    Cons

    Changing projects from time to time

  9. "Great opportunity"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Director in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time

    Pros

    Freedom to operate, business orientation, exposure

    Cons

    People connect missing, too focussed on numbers

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good for a change of scenary"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Korn Ferry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great body of knowledge and age-old clients - Flexible work environment - Global exposure/mobility opportunities

    Cons

    - Hierarchical/bureaucratic - Limited growth in career/comp - All decisions by regional/global finance - No/low autonomy

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