Why You’re Losing Your ‘Sandwich Generation’ Employees: Three Things Businesses Need To Do Differently

Earlier this year, Google updated its paid leave policy. For me, the most significant change wasn’t the increase in paid parental leave, but the company’s decision to offer up to eight weeks of paid caregiver leave. Google’s move is noteworthy because it specifically called out the importance of addressing this critical talent pool, stating that more […]

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What To Do About Your Company Culture In 2022 And Beyond

With omicron putting return-to-office plans on hold (again), HR teams face a familiar struggle. How do we sustain company culture when we’re all sick of Zoom and the risk for a burned-out employee exodus continues? There are no easy solutions, but there’s a fresh urgency to find an effective approach. The longer we work remotely, the more […]

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Firms are Desperate for Associates Amid a Booming M&A Market

It was in March 2021 when legal recruiter Art Gunther started getting a different kind of call from law firms. It wasn’t hiring partners on the line; instead, he was hearing from heads of mergers and acquisitions departments and capital market groups. They needed quality associates and needed them fast. A sudden skyrocketing boost in […]

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Can Management Titles and MBA Coaching Keep Law Firm Associates from Jumping Ship?

(Reuters) – Sidley Austin’s decision to beef up the titles of its senior and mid-level associates and dispatch them to top MBA programs for training is a savvy move in the bare-knuckled fight for law firm talent, legal recruiters said. It could persuade associates to stick around and help Sidley recruit laterals from rivals that […]

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Korn Ferry Completes Acquisition of Lucas Group

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that it has completed its previously disclosed acquisition of Lucas Group. Lucas Group brings to Korn Ferry substantial professional search and contracting expertise that is expected to enhance the firm’s industry-leading search portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive […]

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Korn Ferry Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Lucas Group

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that it has previously entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lucas Group. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close on November 1. Korn Ferry’s world-class brand, vast intellectual property and five decades of recruiting expertise are a firm foundation for growing […]

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Hiring Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

Would you quit your job before lining up a new one? Conventional wisdom says this is a risky move, but in today’s super-hot job market, this is exactly what’s happening. Dissatisfied employees are jumping ship knowing greener pastures are out there: 2.7% of U.S. workers left their jobs in April, the highest level in more than […]

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3 Ways to Create Digital Equity in a Hybrid Workforce

Experts suggest that nine out of ten organizations are moving to a hybrid workforce, but as we learned in this podcast, hybrid is the hardest. As so many make the switch to a hybrid workforce, a multitude of new considerations are brought to the forefront in creating an equitable workforce and workplace. On a Zoom screen all the […]

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