Hogan at SIOP 2024

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Continuing our tradition of supporting the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Hogan Assessments will take part in the 39th annual SIOP conference. The conference is taking place on April 17 through April 20 in Chicago, Illinois, and online.

A record number of Hogan employees will be traveling to Chicago to speak, present, facilitate, and chair sessions, as well as to staff booth 427. Everyone is welcome to visit the Hogan Assessments booth for information about our talent management solutions, great conversations, and swag giveaways.

In addition to booth 427, we can also be found at the following specific sessions. Times are given in Central Daylight Time (CDT/GMT-5).

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Unleashing Potential: Exploring Practical Uses of LLMs to Address IO Challenges

Weiwen Nie, PhD, presenter | 8:00 a.m., Ballroom EF

This session will spotlight the use of large language models for maximizing data utility, improving personalized reporting, streamlining skills ecosystems, and developing technical interview content. Insights from use-case presentations will pave the way for a vibrant panel discussion, probing LLMs’ capabilities, potential, and future role within IO psychology and HR practices.

Best Practices in Personality Test Reporting

Ryne Sherman, PhD, presenter | 8:00 a.m., Montreux 2/3

The purpose of the panel discussion is to start the conversation on using more science and less art in personality test reporting. It provides IO practitioners with proven expertise and best practice recommendations for developing commercial personality test reports.

Igniting SIOP’s Top Workplace Trends With IO Thought Leaders

Emilie Seyfang, MA, chair | 10:30 a.m., Montreux 2/3

Five panelists consisting of SIOP’s 2023 Workplace Trend Champions will bring the SIOP 2023 Top Workplace Trends list to life in this high-energy IGNITE session. The session will focus on the evolution of the trend over the year, what we know, what we do not know, and where we should be heading for IO psychology to be at the forefront of workplace issues and be seen as a trusted authority.

Examining Personality Assessment Fairness Across Gender and Sexual Orientation

Ryan Rush, PhD, presenter; Alise Dabdoub, PhD, coauthor; Linda Muller, MS, coauthor | 10:30 a.m., Exhibit Hall

Authors explored assessment score equivalency between men and women and between heterosexuals and sexually stigmatized groups for the Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory. Results show there are no practically meaningful item-level differences on the HPI, HDS, or MVPI, and that all scales function fairly across the identities examined.

When Creativity Hits the Practitioner’s Fan: Examining Creativity in Practice

Nadine Maliakkal, MA, panelist | 1:00 p.m., Grand Hall L

Innovation is critical to the success of organizations. For IO practitioners, this means embedding creativity in talent management practices. In this session, a panel of practitioners will provide commentary on the context for creativity in their organizations while noting challenges and misunderstandings about creativity.

Beyond the Dictionary: Specialized NLP Applications in IO Psychology

Weiwen Nie, PhD, presenter | 2:00 p.m., Grand Hall J

The symposium highlights diverse natural language processing use cases for classifying, extracting, retrieving, and generating employee and job content using large language models. Following an introduction to modern transformer architecture, practitioners will give a walkthrough on how to leverage NLP to align competency models, extract resume skills, automate item creation and evaluation, score interview feedback, and create an onboarding bot.

Afraid IO Will Be Replaced by AI? Skills for the Modern IO

Erin Lazarus, MS, panelist | 4:00 p.m., Zoom Room 3

The goal of this session is to explore ways that IOs can go beyond formal training and typical job roles to gain a broader set of experiences and become more effective and modern practitioners. Panelists will share their efforts to become more well-rounded and how these experiences have helped them to be more effective in their role.

Beyond Instinct: Harnessing Assessments for Coaching Excellence

Paige Brown, MA, MBA, chair | 4:00 p.m., Grand Hall L

This session brings together five professionals in the assessment-based coaching industry to share their unique experiences and perspectives on the power of using workplace assessments in coaching engagements. The panelists will discuss the importance of assessments, the strengths and limitations of assessments, and how to evaluate whether a coaching scenario has been successful.

AI in Employee Selection Update: State and Local Laws, Federal Guidance, and Litigation

Chase Winterberg, JD, PhD, panelist | 5:00 p.m., Ballroom EF

Of the nearly one out of every four organizations that use automation and/or AI to support HR-related activities, 79% use artificial intelligence in recruitment and hiring. The goal of this session is to articulate the various regulations, at the state, local, and federal levels, and discuss recent case law affecting the use of AI in selection so that attendees leave with a thorough understanding of the legal landscape.

Versatile Leadership: Measurement, Validation, and the Curious Role of Personality

Ryne Sherman, PhD, presenter; Robert Hogan, PhD, discussant | 5:00 p.m., Ballroom S CD

Versatile leadership can be conceptualized as a higher-order capability representing the balanced, flexible, and appropriate use of opposing yet complementary behaviors. This session explains a method for measuring leader versatility and provides an empirical validation study, a study revealing the paradox that personality predicts the behaviors that make up versatility but not versatility itself, and a conceptual analysis contrasting historical and modern views of leader behavior and personality.

Friday, April 19, 2024

Inclusive Leadership: Women’s Impact and Influence

Paige Brown, MA, MBA, chair | 8:00 a.m., Grand Hall L

This introductory session will cover the current state of women in leadership, with a diverse panel of women sharing their experiences and expertise in the leadership space. Topics discussed will include the barriers women face when advancing to leadership in today’s landscape, including gender bias and discrimination; how organizations can foster gender inclusivity to support women’s rise to leadership; and how men can be allies in the workplace.

CEO Personality Convergence: Examining Reputation Across Organizational Hierarchy

Alise Dabdoub, PhD, presenter; Nadine Maliakkal, MA, coauthor; Chase Borden, MA, coauthor; Jerod White, doctoral candidate, coauthor; Matt Lemming, MA, coauthor | 9:00 a.m., Exhibit Hall

This study uses the attrition-selection-attraction framework to examine personality convergence across ascending levels of management. Authors use hierarchical linear modeling to examine the variation within and across organizations.

Intelligent or Deceptive: Should Applicants Be Allowed to Use AI During Assessments?

Weiwen Nie, PhD, presenter | 10:30 a.m., Ballroom A

Generative AI, most notably in the form of large language models like ChatGPT, is changing the landscape of prehire assessments. As applicants increasingly adopt LLMs to navigate hiring processes, IO practitioners grapple with the challenge of whether such technologies should be allowed.

Upping Our Game at Using Data for Enhancing Team Effectiveness in Organizations

Mark Shoemaker, MA, panelist | 10:30 a.m., Grand Hall J

Enhancing team effectiveness has become increasingly important to organizations in response to the pandemic. The use of personality, leader behavior, team climate, and employee feedback as sources of inputs for building an integrated set of interventions will be discussed.

Examination of the Ambition–Burnout Relationship via Mastery Recovery Experiences

Jessica McDuffie, MS, presenter; Weiwen Nie, PhD, coauthor | 10:30 a.m., Exhibit Hall

Authors examine the mediating role of mastery recovery experiences in the ambition–burnout relationship. Results indicate that mastery recovery experiences mediate the relationship between ambition and burnout.

Dark Personality Predicts Dark Behavior: Linking HDS Scales to Specific CWBs

Linda Muller, MS, presenter; Chase Winterberg, JD, PhD, coauthor; Deidre Hall, MA, MS, coauthor; Michael Boudreaux, PhD, coauthor | 1:00 p.m., Exhibit Hall

This study explored the relationship between personality traits and specific dimensions of CWBs, which have substantial economic and social costs to organizations. Using path analysis, it was found that several HDS scales uniquely predicted different dimensions of CWBs.

SIOP Intelligence on AI 2.0: Legal, Practice, Science, and Ethics Perspectives

Chase Winterberg, JD, PhD, panelist | 2:00 p.m., Ballroom A

As a follow up to the popular session “SIOP Intelligence on AI” at SIOP 2023, this session reunites experts from academia, internal and external consulting, and law, and vendors to synthesize current and upcoming legal and regulatory requirements, integrate these changes to existing guidance, and engage in a candid discussion around artificial intelligence in employment settings.

Striking the Balance: IO Psychology’s Role in Developing Global Selection Systems

Cody Warren, MA, panelist | 5:00 p.m., Vevey 1/2

This panel session explores the intricate landscape of global talent selection, delving into the challenges faced by organizations in creating selection systems that are both consistent across borders and adaptable to diverse contexts. Five practitioners will provide insights on building, implementing, and evaluating global selection systems.

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Equivalence of Workplace Personality Assessments Across 39 Languages and Dialects

Alise Dabdoub, PhD, presenter; Anne-Marie Paiement, PhD, coauthor | 10:00 a.m., Exhibit Hall

This study addresses challenges of cross-cultural assessment in a globalized world. It emphasizes the importance of standardizing translations in the context of increasing international collaboration and diverse workforces. The study outlines methodology for achieving language equivalence in the Hogan personality assessments across 39 languages and dialects. The study focuses on maximizing translation accuracy and validity. Results indicate consistency in constructs across cultures, making the Hogan assessments a valuable tool for studying personality traits in a global work setting.

Examining Pieces of the Humble Leadership Pie

Jessica McDuffie, MS, chair; Nadine Maliakkal, MA, cochair | 2:00 p.m., Grand Hall MN

Interest in understanding leader humility and its impact on leaders has recently increased. Accordingly, this symposium highlights research on various qualities that make up a humble leader.

Revisiting Gender Disparities in OCBs: Bridging Research and Practitioner Insights

Deidre Hall, MA, MS, chair and coauthor; Nadine Maliakkal, MA, coauthor | 2:00 p.m., Vevey 3/4

Researchers and practitioners will present perspectives on revisiting the gender differences in organizational citizenship behaviors and performance evaluations in short, IGNITE-style presentations, followed by small group discussions among the audience over posed questions.

COI: Hot Takes on the Future of DEI According to IO, Legal, and Business Experts

Chase Winterberg, JD, PhD, speaker | 2:00 p.m., Zurich G

This talk show-style session features diversity, equity, and inclusion experts sharing how and why IO accelerates DEI efforts. Host Victoria Mattingly will address the current state of DEI, its intersection with IO, and predictions for the future; an IO expert will share the legal implications of using DEI data.

A Critical Examination of Personality Assessment Fairness

Alise Dabdoub, PhD, presenter | 2:00 p.m., Exhibit Hall

Authors completed an intersectional equivalence analysis of the Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory. Findings indicate all scales function fairly across identities, and thus, authors would not expect to find differences in item endorsement nor scale scores based on group membership.

Demystifying Requests for Proposals (RFPs): From Development to Successful Bidding

Erin Lazarus, MS, panelist | 3:00 p.m., Zurich AB

Requests for proposals play a critical role in enabling organizations to acquire goods and services from external vendors. This presentation will shed light on the intricacies of RFPs, covering development strategy, the bid submission process, and the essential RFP components.

We are so proud of our presenters, their expertise, and their thought leadership. See you soon in Chicago at SIOP 2024!