Korn/Ferry Institute Launches Career Playbook for Rising Professionals

By Kornferry International, PRNE
Thursday, June 2, 2011

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2011 -

- Guide Offers Hands-On, Practical Advice, and Reveals Job Seeking Blind
Spots and Best Practices -

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent
management solutions, today announced the release of Career Playbook:
Practical Tips for Professional Success. Generated from behind-the-scenes
experiences and insights from Korn/Ferry consultants across the globe, the
handbook offers candid advice and useful tips to help job seekers advance
their careers.

Issued by The Korn/Ferry Institute (www.kornferryinstitute.com),
the Career Playbook is a definitive roadmap for job seekers, answering
pressing questions and offering tips on everything from identifying
strengths and establishing career objectives to personal marketing and
negotiating a job offer. The Career Playbook also provides unconventional
strategies and tried-and-true advice for professionals, delving into the
tactics, technologies and CVs that get the attention of hiring managers.

"Building and maintaining a career has never been more complex. Economic
turmoil and rapid transformational shifts can leave even highly-talented
executives wondering what their next career move should be," said Michael
, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, Korn/Ferry
International. "Drawing from the expertise of our world-class professionals,
Korn/Ferry's Career Playbook offers an authoritative resource to take control
of your personal career growth."

Korn/Ferry's career guide provides detailed professional guidance that
focuses on three key areas: finding your core strengths, marketing yourself
and getting the job. Each section provides an array of recommendations to
help professionals stand out from their peers in the eyes of hiring managers.
In a clear, easy-to-digest format, the booklet offers honest - and often
surprising - insight into the executive hiring process. There is no cost for
the Career Playbook and it is now available on The Korn/Ferry Institute
website here:

About The Korn/Ferry Institute

The Korn/Ferry Institute was founded to serve as a premier global voice
on a range of talent management and leadership issues. The Institute
commissions, originates and publishes groundbreaking research utilizing
Korn/Ferry's unparalleled expertise in executive recruitment and talent
development combined with its preeminent behavioral research library. The
Institute is dedicated to improving the state of global human capital for
businesses of all sizes around the world.

About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia
, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of
talent management solutions. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array
of solutions that help clients to attract, deploy, develop and reward their
talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on the Korn/Ferry
International family of companies, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought
leadership, intellectual property and research.

Lindsey Koh of Korn/Ferry International, +1-310-556-8532, lindsey.koh at kornferry.com

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