Futurestep and The Newman Group Partner with HCI to Launch Online Talent Management Technologies Reference Center

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Futurestep and The Newman Group Partner with HCI to Launch Online Talent Management Technologies Reference Center

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2010 — Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company (NYSE: KFY) specializing in talent acquisition solutions, today announced that the Human Capital Institute (HCI), has completed development of its Talent Management Technologies Reference Center. The online resource available at http://www.hci.org/cfe/technology features research and commentary from Futurestep and The Newman Group.

Based on the book Talent Management Technologies, published by HCI, the Reference Center is an online resource that provides industry insight as well as details on solutions, features and functions offered by leading talent management technology providers today. Visitors to the Reference Center will have access to research and commentary by Talent Management Technologies book co-authors, including thought leader Ed Newman, President of The Newman Group and Leader, Futurestep United States; talent management industry expert Allan Schweyer, and talent technology expert Peter DeVries of The Newman Group, a Futurestep Company.

To introduce the center, HCI will be holding a webinar, “The Reference Center Guide to Talent Management Technology 2010,” on Tuesday, April 13, with Newman and DeVries. They will cover the latest trends in the talent management technology and provide a tour of the Reference Center. Information about the Webcast is also available at http://www.hci.org/cfe/communities/865/888 and at http://www.futurestep.com

“With the strong contribution of Futurestep and Newman Group, the Talent Management Technologies Reference Center provides a valuable resource to HCI members for better understanding the solutions that drive talent management today,” said HCI Chairman and CEO Michael Foster.

“Technology solutions are a key to talent management success and, the market for technology solutions will continue to evolve at companies throughout the globe,” said Ed Newman, President of the Newman Group and Leader, Futurestep U.S. “The information in our book and in the Reference Center covers both the high-level trends and the details of features and functions. The result is a resource that provides a practical technology perspective for anyone involved in talent management strategy or operations.”

The reference center will be updated with new vendor and solutions information, starting in summer, 2010.

About Futurestep
Futurestep is a Korn/Ferry Company and a leading global talent acquisition solutions provider, helping companies build and implement strategies for improving their talent acquisition operations. Key areas of focus include Talent Acquisition Consulting, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Project-Based Recruitment and Mid-Level Recruitment. With operations on four continents, Futurestep provides the experience and expertise to address the most pressing talent acquisition challenges facing companies today. To learn more, visit www.futurestep.com

About The Newman Group
The Newman Group is a Futurestep Company and leading provider of talent management consulting services for today’s Fortune 500 global enterprises, including one out of three Fortune 100 companies and recognized industry leaders such as General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, and MetLife. Our consultants combine next-practice vision, practical solutions, and an unparalleled level of commitment and integrity to help our clients translate their talent management strategies into measurable business impact. To learn more, visit www.tng.futurestep.com

About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is a premier global provider of talent management solutions celebrating 40 years in business. Based in Los Angeles, the firm delivers an array of solutions that help clients to attract, develop, retain and sustain 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.

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