Cathy Lee Gibson, MBA, SPHR, is the President and Founder of NovaCore Performance Consulting, LLC, a firm committed to enhancing the performance of individuals and teams in workplaces. To this role, Cathy brings more than 20 years of training, consulting, HR, and management experience from a range of industries, organizations and sectors. Cathy's expertise spans a variety of topics, with a particular focus on strategic interviewing and performance management initiatives.
In addition to 14 years of front-line HR generalist and management experience, Cathy most recently served as the Director of Human Resource Management Programs at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
In addition to teaching online programs with eCornell, Cathy has also co-authored several online courses, including: Selection Requirements and Communication Skills for Interviewing, Assessing, Designing, and Implementing Performance Management Systems, Communicating and Coaching and Counseling for Improved Performance and others.
Cathy's books include Performance Appraisals for Silver Lining Publications, a division of Barnes & Noble, PHR Exam Prep for Que Publishing, a division of Pearson Education, and Mission-Driven Interviewing™: Moving Beyond Behavior Based Questions. She's spoken at the 2006, 2007 and 2008 SHRM National Conferences and Expositions and has been invited to join SHRM's Speaker's Bureau.
Cathy has also been recognized as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute, and earned the CCP (Certified Compensation Professional) designation from WorldatWork.