Tag: personality

How To Grow Employee Engagement Using Personality

Hogan and Sirota Asia Pacific teamed up in a panel discussion for an exclusive look at how leadership is killing employee engagement in Singapore on July 30. Speakers included Lewis Garrad, managing director of Sirota Asia Pacific; Ho Wan Leng, CEO & chief consulting officer of Optimal Consulting; and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D., CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems. Human Resources Online covered… 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 »

Mythbusters Series: Opposites Attract

The longtime notion that “opposites attract” is about to be debunked. For the romantic comedy lovers out there, this news may be heartbreaking. Some of the most recognized love stories are those that involve opposites. Take Beauty and the Beast, Pretty Woman, or Grease for example. All three tales include a powerful, romantic force between… 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 »