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Does Seeming Trustworthy Require Trusting Others?

Integrity is an essential quality for leaders. In a Hogan survey of more than 1,000 people, 81% identified trustworthiness as one of the qualities of their best boss, and research ties trust in their leaders to business outcomes like employee engagement, satisfaction, and productivity.

How Private Equity Firms Hire CEOs

Founder and Chairman of Green Peak Partners, J.P. Flaum, recently conducted a research study with Jeffrey Cohn of DHR International to determine how successful private equity firms avoid the extremely costly mistake of a bad CEO selection.  After collecting data from the managing partners of 32 PE firms, the authors concluded that (1) experience is… Read more »

Economists Get It: Personality Predicts Performance

Provided by Guest Blogger, Allison Howell The financial costs of personnel decisions are well documented. For each poor hiring decision, companies can lose, on average, $25,000-$50,000 – even more if you take into account lost productivity, employee morale, and client relationships. Less well understood, however, is the economic impact of personality differences among good hires.

Trust At First Sight

Why empathy, not necessarily transparency, may be the key to making a trustworthy first impression It’s your first day at your new job—an outside hire brought in to replace the outgoing manager at a mid-sized paper company. You’ve never met your new employees, most of whom have been working there more than a decade. How… Read more »

Hogan to Speak with Sirota at E-ATP

Hogan is pleased to announce that we are speaking at this year’s 2016 Gaining Advantage through Assessment conference hosted by the European Division of the Association of Test Publishers (E-ATP). This year’s conference, to be held 28-30 September at the Penha Longa Resort in Lisbon, Portugal, will focus on assessing and developing lifelong learners.

Believe Me, Folks

With both candidates scoring record unfavorable ratings, the next president faces an uphill battle to earn the public’s trust in office. “Believe me.” For anyone who’s been following the election, this is a familiar phrase. According to an article in the Boston Globe, presidential candidate Donald Trump used that phrase more than 30 times (at… Read more »

Tomas Visits Colombia Distributor Thuoper

Hogan’s CEO, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, visited Colombia in June to present a new perspective about leadership in the workplace. He referred to different leadership styles and how they influence business performance of organizations successfully worldwide.

Drinks with Hogan: How Can Hogan Help My Organization?

Christopher Duffy, Global Solutions Partner, answers this question in today’s Drinks with Hogan by discussing Hogan’s proprietary personality assessments, understanding and use of strategic self-awareness, the return on investment, and harnessing personality characteristics to achieve success for the individual and the organization.