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Interviews at Korn Ferry

216 Interview Reviews

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 12+ months. I interviewed at Korn Ferry.

    Interview

    Very unorganized process, took me almost a year from starting to talk to them to actually being hired. Company doesn't have it together, only cares if you are of immediate interest to them.

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    • What was your biggest mistake? (many behavioral questions)   1 Answer

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    It was a clear interview process with various rounds, enjoyed speaking with people from all levels of the organization. The recruiter was great in updating on each step along the way.

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  3.  

    Senior Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Korn Ferry (Philadelphia, PA (US)).

    Interview

    It was lengthy. I enjoyed it. They had some test questions, I thought I did not do them well. however, it was good. I had a video call with the actual manager. They are all very nice leaders.

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    Actuarial Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Korn Ferry.

    Interview

    They never followed through with the scheduled interview. When I reached out, they sent a generic "we regret to inform you that ....." It was very unprofessional.


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    Actuarial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Korn Ferry in November 2019.

    Interview

    There were a series of email correspondents, phone interviews/calls and a KF assessment. I'm pretty sure the assessment is a tool to weed out candidates. The phone interviews were easy enough, not very in-depth. It almost felt like it was just a series of tasks that needed to be done beforehand instead of an actual interview. All in all I wasn't wild about the interview but to each his/her own.

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    Research Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Korn Ferry (New York, NY (US)) in November 2019.

    Interview

    I had two phone calls with HR. Followed by a web video call with the hiring manager out of NY. Everyone was very pleasant and responsive. In the end another candidate had more experience than i did, but the process was smooth and comunication was solid

    Interview Questions

    • Discuss a situation where you had to make a challenging decision.   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Korn Ferry in August 2019.

    Interview

    Recruiter emailed to set up a phone screen for a few days out. Just prior to our scheduled time, she cancelled on me and we rescheduled. When she called a few days later, she called but we had difficulties hearing each other over the phone. I called her back and sent an email but received no response. Poor experience which leaves a bad impression of the organization as a whole.

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    Associate Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Korn Ferry.

    Interview

    Call with recruiter, asked about salary expectation straight off the bat without any information about the position. Wasn’t very knowledgeable about the position even at the surface level. Asked for work sample to pass on to employees. Asked a few follow up questions through email and was told that I would be contacted the following week. Never received a response. Similar incidents also happened to a few of my friends that were applying for different positions or contract work. Poor recruitment procedure and candidate experience.

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Korn Ferry.

    Interview

    I met with several members of the healthcare team either one-on-one or two at a time in 30-minute intervals. Interviews were a more casual conversation with lots of opportunities to ask questions and get a better sense of the job.

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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Pretty smooth - Phone interview, in-person interview, assessment. The internal HR people were very good with communicating timeline, expectations, etc. I enjoyed the overall process and thought it was very transparent.

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