Author: Hogan Assessments

Staying Creative in a Virtual World

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*This post was authored by Arlene Pace Green, Ph.D. – Executive Coach & Consultant, Enelra Talent Solutions, LLC, and member of the Hogan Coaching Network. “Creativity is intelligence having fun” – Albert Einstein Globally, since the pandemic began, we are working more hours, engaged in more meetings, sending even more emails, and finding the performance-like… Read more »

Six Safety-Conscious Personality Traits for the Post-COVID Workplace

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With many workers returning to their offices, preventing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting employee health is a top priority for business leaders. While initiatives like enhanced sanitation and social distancing policies are a must, the biggest threat to workplace health and safety is often overlooked by managers—recruiting safety-conscious staff. The Hogan Safety Report, which… Read more »

How to Use Existing Resources to Address Difficult People Issues

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*This post was authored by Melvyn Payne, Commercial Director for Advanced People Strategies. Many of our clients use Hogan Assessments to support selection and talent development programs. Due to the pandemic, however, selection has (understandably) been cut back dramatically. Now, HR teams have to focus on more difficult people issues while learning and development programs may be put… Read more »

CEOs in Crisis: The Influence of Leaders’ Everyday Strengths (Part 1)

*This post was authored by Sara Ruiz, Research and Development Talent Management Model Lead at THUOPER, Hogan’s authorized distributor in Colombia. The new realities shaped by the disruptive and complex moment we are experiencing are completely different for each organization. This situation is forcing some companies to completely reinvent themselves, while others are unable to operate as… Read more »

Accelerating Team Effectiveness in the COVID-19 World

*This post was co-authored by Hogan’s Erin Laxson, Holly Paine Magnuson, and Jessie McClure. Earlier this year, before the global pandemic, I returned to the office after an extended business trip. When I walked into the building, the environment felt different. The building was the same, the furniture was where it had been before, and… Read more »

The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship: Avoiding Personal and Organizational Derailment

*This is a guest post authored by Jorge Fernandez, a member of the Hogan Coaching Network. Entrepreneurs tend to have a heroic status around the globe — and for good reason. Entrepreneurialism encourages individual proactivity, creativity, and economic vitality, yet a significant number of startups fail for many well-documented reasons. The organizational psychologist in me wonders: What does… Read more »

Improving Diversity and Inclusion: Practical, Evidence-based Recommendations

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*This post was authored by Amber Burkhart, Kimberly Nei, Chase Winterberg, and Jessica Walker. The protests against systemic patterns of racism and police brutality following George Floyd’s death, the success of female heads of state leading their countries through the global pandemic, and the recent United States Supreme Court decision prohibiting workplace discrimination based on… Read more »

Personality and the Problem of Police Brutality

*This post was authored by Hogan Chief Science Officer Ryne Sherman and Hogan Talent Analytics Consultant Chase Winterberg. The cases of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor represent just two recent and horrific examples of police brutality resulting in unnecessary loss of human life. The awfulness of these cases is amplified by fact that African Americans—both… Read more »