Paul Falcone

Chief Human Resources Officer

Motion Picture and Television Fund

Los Angeles

Paul Falcone

is a highly accomplished Human Resources Executive with extensive and highly progressive experience delivering value-added services in extremely fast paced, dynamic organizations undergoing tremendous change and growth.

He has extensive experience in entertainment, healthcare/biotech, and financial services, including in international, nonprofit, and union environments.

A bestselling HarperCollins, AMACOM, and SHRM author and a top-rated presenter, Paul is a regular contributor to HR Magazine and a long-term adjunct faculty member in UCLA Extension’s School of Business & Management.

Paul served as head of HR for Nickelodeon, head of international human resources for Paramount Pictures, and VP human resources for NBCUniversal, where he oversaw HR operations for NBC’s late night and prime time programming, including The Tonight Show, SNL, and The Office.

Paul’s key contribution areas include full-spectrum / C-level recruitment, employee and labor relations, training and organizational development, talent management, human capital metrics and analytics, M&A due diligence and integration, corporate governance & SOX compliance, international human resources, and executive compensation.

Four of Paul’s books have been recognized as #1 bestsellers on Amazon in their respective categories, including: “96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire,” “101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees,” “101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems” and “2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews.”


From AMAZON:   

Inappropriate attire, lateness, sexually offensive behavior, not to mention productivity and communication issues–these are just a few of the uncomfortable topics bosses must sometimes discuss with their employees.

With years of experience as the VP of employee relations at major entertainment companies, author Paul Falcone offers unique insight into the tools and skills required for managers to address some of the most common–as well as the most serious–employee problems they are likely to encounter.

Falcone’s book 101 Tough Conversations to Have with Employees equips managers to facilitate clear, direct interactions with their employees by offering realistic sample dialogues managers can use to sidestep potential awkwardness.

Covering everything from substandard performance reviews to personal hygiene to termination meetings, this handy guide helps managers treat their people with dignity, focusing not just on what to say but also on how to say it.

With a plethora of proven, realistic techniques, managers will learn how to protect themselves and their organizations–and get the very best from their people.

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