Tag: personality

8 Personality Types: A Deeper Look at Congenials

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It has been almost a month since we revealed the eight most common personality types found via the Hogan suite of assessments. We have already taken an in-depth look at Rebels, Marketers, and Proletarians. This week, we continue our dive into these personality types by closely examining the personality profile of Congenials. Congenials make up… Read more »

8 Personality Types: A Deeper Look at Proletarians

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Three weeks ago we revealed the eight most common personality types found via the Hogan suite of assessments. We have already taken an in-depth look at Rebels and Marketers. This week, we continue our dive into these personality types by closely examining the personality profile of Proletarians. Proletarians make up approximately 14% of the working… Read more »

8 Personality Types: A Deeper Look at Marketers

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Two weeks ago, we revealed the eight most common personality types found in the Hogan suite of assessments. Last week we took an in-depth look at the first personality type, Rebels. This week we continue our dive into these personality types by closely examining the personality profile of Marketers. Marketers make up approximately 18% of… Read more »

8 Personality Types: A Deeper Look at Rebels

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Last week we revealed the eight most common personality types found in the Hogan suite of assessments. Starting this week, and in the following weeks, we will take a deeper look at these eight profiles. This week we take a deep look at the personality profile of Rebels. Rebels makeup approximately 8% of the working… 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 »

8 Common Personality Types

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When discussing personality, it’s common to hear people refer to themselves or others as “Type A” or “Type B.” Or, for those who have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, acronyms like ISTJ or ENTP or INFP are so commonplace they frequently show up in online dating profiles. At Hogan, we’ve historically steered away from labeling… Read more »

Leaders around the World: Who Comes out on Top?

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*This is a guest post authored by Adrian Chew, principal consultant at Peter Berry Consultancy (PBC).  Globalization and the expansion of organizations across international borders have created opportunities and challenges for current and future leaders. As a consultant, psychologist, and coach, I am excited to see more organizations around the world investing in psychometric and… Read more »

How Personality Assessments Improve Safety at Work

Gaining the best and most suitable employees for your company is the key to success. Nowadays, companies are trying to hire the best of the best and are putting a lot of effort into new and exciting forms of recruiting. While a strong recruiting strategy provides only one major advantage for most companies, it is substantial for… Read more »

Our Assessments Work Anywhere

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*This post was authored by Ryne Sherman and Brandon Ferrell. A recently published study suggests that some of the most common personality assessments (i.e., one’s based on the Big 5) don’t work in other countries. The study was published in a prestigious journal (Science Advances, impact factor > 12), and it has already gained prominent… Read more »

Personality Theory and The Nature of Human Nature

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People are the deadliest invasive species in the history of the earth. People have the potential to kill every living thing and, in certain instances have already done so (e.g., passenger pigeons, western black rhinoceros, great auk) or are on their way to doing so (e.g., sea turtles, elephants, tigers, polar bears). Given their frightful… Read more »