Author: hoganassessmen

We’re Blinding You With Science

Hogan was founded on the idea that good science could make the workplace better. Drs. Joyce and Robert Hogan spent four decades proving that personality predicts performance. Today, we’re still committed to that same spirit of innovation. Our research division, comprised of doctorate- and master-level industrial-organizational psychologists, is the largest group of dedicated researchers in… Read more »

Tomorrow! Dr. Chamorro-Premuzic to Serve as Keynote Speaker at BPS DOP Conference

Will you be in the UK tomorrow? Visit world-renowned psychologist Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic who will serve as the keynote speaker at the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Conference. WHO: Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Vice President of Research and Innovation at Hogan Assessment Systems WHAT: Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, hosted by The British… Read more »

Three Ways to Fail Better

You make thousands of decisions every day, from the momentous to the mundane. Chances are, at some point, you’re going to screw one of them up.

Lying About Lying

There are plenty of morally permissible reasons to lie – complimenting a dreadful haircut, assuring a friend he or she doesn’t look fat, and promising to wear the exceptionally unattractive sweater you got for your birthday are all justifiable deceits by virtue of being polite. Honesty may be a social virtue, but lying is a… Read more »

Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

  Our brains are overloaded. The average American consumes 34GB of data each day, a 350% increase over the last 28 years. That adds up to 11.8 hours of information per day, including 100,000 words of information across multiple platforms (War and Peace is 460,000 words long). People send and receive an average of 35… Read more »

Judgment is About Making Good Decisions

We make thousands of decisions every day. And in a perfect world, every decision would be rational and deliberate, and every problem would have a clear solution. In the real world, however, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision. Even so, it’s clear that some people have better judgment than… Read more »