Author: Hogan Assessments

NEW BOOK: Coaching the Dark Side of Personality

A Definitive Guide for Improving Leader Performance While the practice of strengths-based coaching remains popular in the global workplace, the new book Coaching the Dark Side of Personality sheds light on the toxic tendencies and behaviors that can derail the careers of today’s leaders. The book, authored by Hogan’s Dr. Rodney Warrenfeltz and Trish Kellett, offers the… Read more »

Hogan case study: The nice team that went nowhere

Team performance depends on having a clear mission—a sense of purpose—and the right people to deliver it. In the face of widespread and systematic safety failures, including worker deaths, a large organization created a new health and safety team and gave it power and autonomy to identify and fix the problems and policies that were… Read more »

Three Talent Tech Tools to Help You with Your Career

Contributed by Lewis Garrad on Mon, Dec 19, 2016 This article originally appeared at Sirota.com. While so much media has been focused on how technology is going to automate jobs and replace us all with robots, much less attention is being given to the emerging Talent Tech industry. In fact, there is a good argument that… Read more »

Q&A: Know Your Crew

In August, Know Your Crew and Hogan X formed a partnership to advance and revolutionize team building. In combining Know Your Crew’s platform that improves team dynamics with Hogan’s decades of research and team analytics, both organizations aim to maximize their strengths to improve the global workforce.

The MVPI Turns One Million

An individual’s values and preferences hold important implications for vocational success, satisfaction, and person-organization fit. Recognizing this fact, Hogan was the first to assess motives and interests in an organizational context, launching the Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory (MVPI) in 1996. Two years later, we were the first test publisher to develop a web-based assessment platform…. Read more »

Why do companies still struggle with self-directed work teams in 2016?

For those unfamiliar with the concept of self-directed work teams, it’s a shift away from a typical top-down organizational structure, where one or a group of leaders set strategic direction and comes up with solutions to problems, then delegate tasks. In lieu of a traditional organizational structure, many companies are flattening their hierarchies and decentralizing… Read more »

The Dark-Side of Personality: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Everyone around the world derails, or shows their dark side, at some point in a career. That is, people from all walks of life inevitably demonstrate behaviors and reactions that end up getting in the way of leadership, relationships, and/or performance at one time or another. But why do self-aware, educated professionals who know their… Read more »

Does Seeming Trustworthy Require Trusting Others?

Integrity is an essential quality for leaders. In a Hogan survey of more than 1,000 people, 81% identified trustworthiness as one of the qualities of their best boss, and research ties trust in their leaders to business outcomes like employee engagement, satisfaction, and productivity.