RJ Heckman


RJ Heckman, Ph.D., is Korn Ferry Vice Chairman and author of Talent Manifesto: How Disrupting Talent Strategies Maximizes Business Results.

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Articles by RJ Heckman, Ph.D.


Even with COVID-19 reshaping the talent marketplace, companies are still challenged to make sure the right talent is in place for long-term objectives. Talent strategy is just as crucial as financial, marketing, or operational strategies in driving future success. The ability to develop, recruit and retain the right people—at high velocity—to fill talent gaps created by the evolving business strategy is a DEFCON 1-level priority.

June 3, 2020



Most of us have heard of the 80/20 Pareto Principle, which when applied to your workforce means that 80 percent of the responsibility and work are shouldered by only 20 percent of your employees. Those are today’s high performers.

February 5, 2020