Author: Hogan Assessments

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… Read more »

Decoding Coachability: The Science of Personality and Change

  Last week Hogan CEO Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic conducted an International Coach Federation webinar on “Decoding Coachability.” The pre-event session was facilitated as a precursor to the ICF Advance 2015 Science of Coaching conference, which will be held in London on September 17-19.

Extraversion’s Split Personality

Amongst the characteristics of an effective leader are behaviors commonly associated with extraversion. Academics and practitioners agree that leaders who are outgoing and who strive for contact, power and status tend to experience better outcomes.

Distributor Spotlight: Peter Berry Consultancy

Peter Berry Consultancy (PBC) operates beyond the expectations of our Hogan distributor network. Recently I had the opportunity to support this team of psychologists and business professionals by participating in a whirlwind of high-impact events in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. Alongside Peter Berry and Shayne Nealon, we facilitated CEO breakfasts, multiple executive learning sessions, and… Read more »

You Might Not Be As Talented As You Think

  From scouting promising athletes to debating over the best way to help gifted children reach their full potential, society’s focus on talent is ubiquitous. Identifying talent is beneficial to developing a person’s skills, and in organizations, it’s essential in matching employees to the right jobs. Effectively recognizing and nurturing talent allows businesses to develop… Read more »

Talent Vs. Motivation

  “Talent is performance minus effort,” writes Hogan CEO Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic; meaning that when two people are putting equal effort into getting something done, the more talented person will generally do better. Conversely, when two people are equally talented, the one with more motivation usually has the better outcome. So what does that mean… Read more »

Recruiting Across Cultures – One Size Does Not Fit All

When scaling out a talent management program such as a wide-screening selection initiative, ensuring accurate interpretation of candidates’ assessment results across a team of recruiters is challenging in and of itself. That challenge is immeasurably amplified when these candidates hail from different regions and cultures, where expectations on an employee can vary wildly from those… Read more »

Persuasion Depends Mostly on the Audience

Some people are generally more persuasive than others. These charismatic, politically savvy, and socially skilled individuals tend to be sought-after salespeople, managers, and leaders. Thanks to their higher EQ, they’re better equipped to read people and are able to leverage this intuitive knowledge to influence others’ attitudes and behaviors. And because they seem more authentic… Read more »