32 results for author: Korn Ferry


Is Business Attire Dead?

What are the new rules of workwear when no one sees you below the shoulders? In the month after the first stay-at-home orders began, Zara dressed as if she were going to the office. As the pandemic dragged on and she felt more overwhelmed, her sartorial ...
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How to Fight the Telecommuting Blues

If you're not careful, working remotely can become terribly isolating. Working remotely comes with a few undeniable privileges: the freedom to stay in your pajamas all day, take conference calls from your sofa, and avoid the constant supervision of ...
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Patience is a Virtue in the Job Search

With hiring freezes and tough competition for postings, searching for a job can feel endless. Here are our tips for hanging in there. Alexandria had a high-level role in investment banking when she lost her job. She assumed the search for a similar ...
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How to Bring Up Concerns About Returning to the Office During COVID

Now that the "new normal" has become normal, many people don't want to go back to the physical workplace. Here's how to talk to your boss. Lena's office is reopening at partial capacity in the new year, but she's worried about being exposed to COVID if she ...
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How to Manage a Team That is Half Remote, Half On-Site

Starting in January, Leila's company will bring some employees back into the physical office. When the team of eight direct reports transitions from fully remote to half remote, half on-site, she worries that their sense of unity will break down. According ...
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Patience is a Virtue in Job Search

With hiring freezes and tough competition for postings, searching for a job can feel endless. Here are our tips for hanging in there. Alexandria had a high-level role in investment banking when she lost her job. She assumed the search for a similar ...
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4 Ways to Check on Your Co-workers’ Mental Health

Everyone is going through something right now. It’s important to ask your colleagues how they’re really doing. Chris noticed that his colleague Sasha, a single mother, had missed several recent video calls. He wanted to support her, but wasn’t sure ...
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The Hidden Habits of Great Problem Solvers

If you've looked at a job description recently, you may have noticed that one of the hot buzzwords right now is "problem solving." There's good reason for that-in these uncertain but fast-moving times, companies are looking for people who can help them ...
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4 Ways to Improve Your Email Response

In the age of remote work, an email’s tone and style—for a job offer or a response to the boss—is more crucial than ever. Back in the annals of last year, if you happened to fire off an email that, on second thought, may have come off the wrong way, ...
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Zesting Up Your Zoom

By now, chances are you’ve had at least one of those Zoom calls: the one where your colleague tried to use a virtual background, only to have his face muddled in green each time he fidgeted and messed up the green screen. Or the call where your colleague...
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Do You Prefer Video or Phone?

After applying for more than a dozen jobs on LinkedIn, the communications consultant was thrilled to receive an invitation to interview from a recruiter at a large retailer. But her excitement dissipated when the recruiter asked her, via email, if she’d ...
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COVID’s Female Toll

Women are leaving the workforce at a higher rate than men during the pandemic. How can their careers continue to move forward? Talk to any working parent these days, and you’ll hear the same refrain: they’re drained. Between being a teacher or caregi...
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