Author: Hogan Assessments

Flattening and Shortening the Curve: Personality Matters

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*This article is brought to you by Optimal Consulting Group Pte. Ltd. In the past few weeks, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak has escalated exponentially, with cases now reported in more than 150 countries. Rightly so, governments around the world have been implementing response strategies to tackle the pandemic. With measures ranging from partial… Read more »

Using General Employability to Hire During COVID-19

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*This post was authored by Hogan’s director of product innovation, Brandon Ferrell, and research scientist, Michael Boudreaux. Although most headlines concerning the economic effects of COVID-19 focus on unemployment, many companies are hiring en masse to provide essential services during the pandemic. Food and beverage manufacturers need production workers to maintain supply. Delivery companies need… Read more »

VIDEO: Ryne Sherman Discusses the 8 Most Common Personality Types

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Over the past several weeks, Hogan Chief Science Officer Ryne Sherman took us on an in-depth tour of the eight most common personality types found via the Hogan suite of assessments. Using the data of 332,935 individuals who completed the Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and the Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory, Hogan consultants identified… Read more »

What It Takes to Lead Through Organizational Crisis

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On April 17, 2017, Southwest flight 1380 from New York to Dallas was in serious danger. A failed fan blade had struck the plane, creating a window-sized hole on the left side of the plane. Oxygen masks were deployed and, unsurprisingly, the passengers began to panic. Captain Tammie Jo Shults remained calm, took command of… Read more »

COVID-19 and the Virtual Workplace: How Can Personality Assessment Help Your Business During Turbulent Times?

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*This post was authored by Krista Pederson, director of Asia Pacific business development at Hogan, and Garrett Shaffer, an account manager at Hogan. With concern about the spread of COVID-19, more companies are choosing to allow workers to office remotely; Remote work isn’t a new concept. Over the past couple of years, with the increase… Read more »

Business Growth in Europe Is Possible and Awair Proves It

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*This is a guest blog post authored by Giulia Sacchi, marketing & communications coordinator at Awair. For the fourth year in a row, the Financial Times compiled with Statista, an independent research company based in Germany, FT 1000 – the annual list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies. This list includes European companies that achieved the highest… Read more »

HR Pro, Beware: 11 Employee Behaviors to Watch Out For

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Job-related stress is a major problem faced by people worldwide. As many as 60% of workers in the major global economies reported experiencing stress at work, and in the United States, a staggering 80% of workers say they are stressed because of their jobs. Aside from the health implications that job-related stress can have for… Read more »

Using Hogan Assessments to Explore Team Culture and Unconscious Bias

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*This is a guest post authored by David Biggs, PhD, of Advanced People Strategies. I have always been fascinated with teams and their impact on organizations. My most recent work in this area has been using the Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI), Hogan Development Survey (HDS), and Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory (MVPI) from Hogan Assessments. HPI – Measures… Read more »

Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

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*This is a guest post authored by Lynne Cruickshank, senior consultant at Peter Berry Consultancy (PBC).  A clear link has been established between how leadership drives engagement, which in turn drives performance. However, one of the challenges that leaders face is how to engage a multi-generational workforce that consists of people who differ in their… Read more »