'Network, not resume, defines rec success', says Korn Ferry CEO

'Network, not resume, defines rec success', says Korn Ferry CEO

Korn Ferry’s CEO, Gary Burnison, has been shaping the direction of the management consulting firm for more than a decade and, although his day-to-day operations may be focussed on the company’s industry-wide advancements, he may be viewed by some as a guru on all things recruitment.

Burnison extolled the essential importance of maintaining a strong personal network of professional contacts within an industry over the content of a CV in a recent interview with the Society for Human Resource Management.

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