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Competency Relevancy

Take a look at any job description and chances are it will cite qualities along the lines of “good interpersonal skills” or “adaptable to business changes.” For decades, these workplace competencies have been a tool for HR professionals to identify the most promising candidates and to predict their performance. But as the occupational landscape continues… Read more »

2015 Q1 Article Review

The Hogan Research Department is continually on the lookout for interesting and useful articles. Below is a rundown from Q1.

New! Why Hogan? [Video]

When they founded Hogan Assessments in 1987, Robert and Joyce Hogan challenged decades of academic tradition and conventional wisdom. Today, they are recognized as pioneering authorities in the assessment industry, and for nearly three decades Hogan has worked with some of the most powerful companies around the globe. We’re proud to present “Why Hogan”, a short… Read more »

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job

Regardless if you’ve been a in the workforce for decades, or are just a few years into a job, chances are the possibility of a new career has crossed your mind. And you are not alone. LinkedIn reported that 60% of its users are passive job seekers – those not necessarily looking for a new… Read more »

Get Organized

Benjamin Franklin was notorious for being organized. He followed a set daily routine and created a 13-week long plan for self-improvement which he carefully tracked. The man was efficiency personified.

How to Avoid Setting Off Your Boss

Most of us have had a bad boss, whether a micromanager who constantly looked over your shoulder or a walking landmine whose attitudes would change on a dime. Unfortunately, career success depends as much, if not more, on your ability to get along with your boss as it does on actual talent or job performance…. Read more »

Keeping Up Appearances

How many people know the real you? Last year, we asked 668 people to rank, on a scale of 1-10, how well their friends, spouse, coworkers, boss and others knew them. They answered as follows:

The Dark Side Just Got Darker

Whether a demanding boss, pressing deadline, or mind-numbing monotony, the working world is full of stressors that can blur the line between strength and weakness. From the occasional outburst to a headline-worthy meltdown, when the dark side comes out, it can derail even promising careers. But it doesn’t have to. Introducing www.hogandarkside.com, a new website dedicated… Read more »

Hogan Teams Up with J3Personica

We recently partnered with J3Personica on a study aimed at identifying characteristics associated with successful orthopaedic surgical resident performance.