A complete comparison of Korn Ferry, Spencer Stuart, and Robert Half has been entered on the attached spreadsheet.
Our research revealed a distinct similarity between the business models of Korn Ferry and Spencer Stuart. Both are global, largely decentralized and focused on the recruitment and extensive employer support regarding executive-level staff for their clients. Robert Half, while also a respected top recruiting firm in the United States, its service is largely automated and, while offering comprehensive personalized service to employers, is more concerned with effectively managing a large quantity of client needs for both employer and employee.
Regarding external marketing/recruiting strategies, all three companies are primarily engaged in the development and optimization of digital content advertising. The marked difference is that Robert Half outsources the management and implementation of its marketing design, while Korn Ferry and Spencer Stuart (to a more notable extent) regulate their strategies in-house. For interest’s sake, Korn Ferry uniquely boasts the publication of a wide range of books written by its executives and consultants on the topic of executive recruitment.
These details and other requested informtion can be found on the attached spreadsheet.