Christopher is a talent management advisor working with the business/region HRBP leads and business leaders at HP Personal Systems,3D Print & CTO/HP Labs to identify talent and organization performance requirements and execute solutions.
He drives core Talent strategies, initiatives, programs and processes across the organization and serves as the voice of the business back to the broader Talent, Learning and Diversity teams and “go-to” resource for all talent and organizational performance solutions. Prior to joining HP, Chris worked at Bank of America and Starbucks. Chris lives in San Francisco.
Interview highlights include:
- Christopher grew up doing theater, starting at 6
- Christopher’s background coming up through banking and call centers before moving into HR/Training
- Christopher joined HP during the split which gave him many great opportunities
- Christopher’s team did away with performance reviews and EOY ratings at HPI
- How HP got rid of performance reviews and the partner they worked with
- SCARF - Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness and Fairness
- Importance of eliminating the threat to someone depending on what drives them
- How HP is getting rid of ratings and using the 9-box to talk about potential
- Christopher’s biggest accomplishments and proudest moments
- Christopher’s biggest failure/mistake moving into a stretch opportunity
- The infrastructure challenges that Christopher’s team is solving
- The future of HR and the criticality of learning the core tenants of the business
- We have to innovate to continue to change
- The megatrends that Christopher is seeing in the marketplace
- In 10 years, at least 60% of the jobs we have now will look completely different
- Book and talk recommendations: Peter Block’s Flawless Consulting
- Christopher's LinkedIn page
- Book: Peter Block's Flawless Consulting
- Talent Development Hot Seat
- Connect with Andy on LinkedIn!
- Join the Talent Development Hot Seat group on LinkedIn!
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