A Q&A With Francine Campone, Ed.D., MCC
Francine Campone is an International Coach Federation Master Certified Coach with more than 15 years of experience coaching leaders in the corporate, education and nonprofit sectors. She directs ...Read more
Nearly ten years ago, a friend introduced me to a very nice eligible guy, and I agreed to a date. We were having a glass of wine before dinner, and my date brought up the topic of Google, saying, “It’s amazing what you can learn about ...Read more
Leadership is a journey of learning opportunities, in which individuals face transformational challenges that help them grow with time. For this reason, no two journeys are alike.
Consider the following questions to gauge ...Read more
Tough, right? It falls apart in your hands. It won’t bind. It has no structure, no strength, and no staying power (if you prefer a sunny beach at this time of year, you also need the right kind of sand to build a castle). With ...Read more
Effective competency management sets the foundation on which all other talent management initiatives are built. Thorough job analysis provides organizations with a common set of definitions and expectations that align all talent management ...Read more
Each year since 2005, Chief Executive has sought to identify those companies that excel in leadership development. In partnership with Chally Group Worldwide, a Dayton, Ohio-based sales and leadership talent-management firm, and with the Human ...Read more
Sarah left work exhausted. She really likes the company that she works for, but with her Master’s degree in business administration, she feels underutilized. Work is easy but repetitive, and not what she expected when she graduated three ...Read more
The interview is popular because it is more personal than traditional selection assessments (e.g.,
written tests) and because it can be used to evaluate job characteristics not easily measured with
other procedures (e.g., Oral ...Read more
In this section, we present some example competency based question responses, which
address the specific competency of the question. These example responses are designed to
highlight the structure, format, and content of ...Read more
While applicant tracking systems (ATSes) have vastly improved the efficiency of recruiting departments, they also have a distinct downside.
According to speakers at the Human Capital Institute's 2013 Talent Acquisition Technology Forum, held ...
Despite the relative maturity in the high tech industry we still depend on Darwin's "Survival of the fittest" theory. I believe a coach can be a catalyst to increase the odds for each employee to be of the "fittest" ...Read more
Managers, you may rate 10 percent of your people "superior performers," 40 percent as "exceeds expectations," 40 percent as "meets expectations" and the remaining 10 percent as "below expectations." Sound ...Read more
If you read Scott Adam's "Dilbert" comic strip, you are aware that the cartoonist has a somewhat sarcastic, dour outlook on the business world. His career advice is equally sardonic. In a recent Wall Street Journal editorial, ...Read more
The popularity of workplace wellness programs suggests that more employers than ever believe that healthy employees are more productive. Ivan Misner, founder of networking organization BNI.com, which has over 150,000 members worldwide, believed ...Read more
This is a post in a 5-part series targeting the 5 biggest lies in HR. Lucky you.
That’s right. I’m here today not to give you the normal PR spin about how strategic the HR function can be, but instead to call B.S. on the ...
I had it all planned out. An extended September weekend backpacking with my oldest son (our first trip together) along with a couple of neighbors – It was going to be great. Skyline-to-the-Sea is a great Bay Area trail with ...Read more
The 5 Biggest Lies In HR... (#3 - We're Into Pay for Performance)
That’s right. I’m here today not to give you the normal PR spin about how strategic the HR function can be, but instead to call B.S. on the biggest lies ...Read more
How is it that managers facing high-stakes decisions, despite all the resources and knowledge available to them, often make them so poorly? In large part, it’s because their whole perspective on decision-making is wrong. Managers ...Read more
Like most functions, organizations and people, the HR Department is buried in new somewhat relevant data. The organization’s management will waste little time before they mandate the discovery of uses for this external data. Recruiting, ...Read more
The era of enterprise computing is coming to a close. Enterprise HR solutions from vendors like SuccessFactors, Sap, Taleo, Oracle, Kenexa, IBM and a host of others has completed its original mission: to automate and improve all of the business ...Read more