Tag: personality assessment

Why Are Selection Assessments So Scary?

In June, an article in Time magazine delved into the use of assessments in employee selection. It wasn’t the first time the mainstream media has found a story in assessments, and it probably won’t be the last. The article added some interesting thoughts to the ongoing dialogue, providing examples of companies that use assessments and… Read more »

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When you use Hogan’s assessment solutions to help manage your people, you want to know they work. So, year after year, Hogan provides empirical evidence that demonstrates how our assessments impact clients’ unique business challenges and bottom lines, regardless of industry sector or job type. We conducted 30 ROI studies in 2013 and 2014. Business… Read more »

Using Social Media to Measure Personality: A New Chapter of Old Fiction

On February 19th 2015, CBS Evening News presented a story about using social media to measure personality. It featured a Stanford professor using algorithms on over 86,000 Facebook users to measure their personalities based on what they ‘Like’. Those who click on Shakespeare and 2001: A Space Odyssey were described as artistic, whereas those who… Read more »

Mythbusters Series: Right-Brained vs. Left-Brained

Sorry folks, there is no such thing as being right-brained or left-brained. The myth that people’s personalities and skills are based on the dominant side of their brain has been the darling of the pop psychology world for years, spurring on the creation of numerous internet quizzes and facebook posts. But contrary to popular belief,… Read more »

Norming Personality Assessments

Last month I chaired a panel at the annual SIOP Conference in Chicago on the topic of norming personality assessments. We had participation from a number of other test publishers, and a couple of audience members that added some real value to the discussion. The topics ranged from things such as factors that influence norms,… Read more »