Author: Hogan Assessments

Why Ditching Appraisals is a Stupid Idea

The HR fad for scrapping performance reviews won’t benefit either employers or employees. The past few months have seen a great deal of discussion about the uselessness of performance evaluations.The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, a cover feature in Harvard Business Review, and a global PR campaign by Accenture – the most… Read more »

FAQ Blog Series: Norms and Reliability

In this installment of our FAQ series, the Hogan Research Department (HRD) tackles common questions on Hogan’s rigorous norming and reliablity procedures. Add your questions in the comments below and stay tuned for our next blog on the Hogan Personality Inventory.

Narcissism and the Rise of the Selfie

As social media use has grown, digital narcissism has developed. Welcome to the golden age of narcissism, a world of endless ostentation opportunities and unlimited bragging possibilities. Showing-off has never been easier and, ironically, more celebrated. Whether online or in the workplace, narcissistic individuals are much more likely to portray a desirable, albeit unrealistic, self-image,… Read more »

The Psychological Benefits And Drawbacks Of Perfectionism

  What did Steve Jobs, Michael Jackson, and Leonardo Da Vinci have in common? Talent aside, they were perfectionists. The same can probably be said about Madonna, Serena Williams, and Gordon Ramsay. Whether it’s in the arts, science, or business, exceptional achievers rarely rely on their talent alone. They also devote themselves fully—and even obsessively—to… Read more »

FAQ Blog Series: The Foundation of Hogan

In this first installment of our FAQ blog series, the Hogan Research Department (HRD) answers common questions related to the foundation of Hogan. If you have others, leave them in the comments and stay tuned for the rest of the series for answers to all of your Hogan inquiries.

The Millennial Complex

  Millennials are hard to understand and are often categorized by their generational stereotypes of laziness, entitlement, and materialistic. As generations work together, they tend to disagree on how the professional world operates. Our complimentary ebook, The Millennial Complex, provides insight into how Gen Xers and Baby Boomers can better understand Millennials and their motivation…. Read more »

The Engagement Epidemic: Why It Begins and Ends with Leadership

  The topic of employee engagement is ubiquitous in HR conversations from independent professionals to the C-suite. It’s no wonder that companies are taking note. Studies consistently show that employees work more efficiently, are less likely to leave their jobs, and more likely to take pride in their work and that of their company, when… Read more »

Drinks with Hogan: Values

Identifying personal values is the way to find meaning in your job. Hogan Consultant Jennifer Lowe discusses the importance of measuring values in personality assessment in this installment of Drinks with Hogan.