Tag: Hogan Assessments

HR’s Biggest Challenge: Succession Planning

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In the 1970s, 8% of S&P 500 CEOs were recruited externally. That number grew to 22% in 2014. Yet, outsiders are almost 7 times more likely to be dismissed within a short tenure than homegrown CEOs. No matter how much a board learns about an outside candidate, executive stakeholders simply have a better understanding of… Read more »

Study Shows Shared Personal Values a Better Predictor of Trump Supporters Than Political Attitudes

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* This article originally appeared on Business Wire. A recent study conducted by Hogan Assessments Chief Science Officer, Dr. Ryne Sherman, shows that personal values were an even stronger predictor of support for President Donald Trump than political affiliation or ideology in the 2016 US presidential primary. The study examined data gathered from 1,825 individuals… Read more »

Talent — Does It Come from Desire, Ability, or Both?

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*In this guest post, Melvyn Payne, Development Director at Advanced People Strategies, takes a look at the challenges facing Talent Management. It is no surprise to see hard-working, collaborative individuals with great social skills emerging as potential leaders and being nominated for talent development programmes. In fact, it makes a welcome change to some of… Read more »

Career Connections Celebrating 20 Years of Success

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When Bob and Joyce Hogan set out to develop better solutions to improve the global workforce, they knew they would need people and organizations from all over the world to help them sell these solutions. This resulted in the formation of a robust international distributor network spanning 56 countries. However, there was one key value… Read more »

Six Lessons on Leadership from Bob Hogan

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I am obsessed with the topic of leadership. Organizations need leaders to make key decisions, anticipate and manage changing market trends, and set strategic vision. When competent leadership prevails, people and companies prosper. Bad leadership almost always creates disengaged workers, corporate chicanery, and, eventually, business failure. The problem with most leadership competency models is they… Read more »

Hogan Assessments Names Ryne Sherman as Chief Science Officer

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Hogan Assessments announced Monday that Dr. Ryne Sherman will join the company as Chief Science Officer. In this role, Sherman will be responsible for managing the primary functions within Hogan’s industry-leading research department, including client research, product development and maintenance, and Hogan’s research archive and infrastructure. “We’re thrilled to have Ryne join the Hogan team,”… Read more »

Bob Hogan and Ryne Sherman: Briefing Socioanalytic Theory

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Socioanalytic theory draws on key ideas of Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, and George Herbert Mead to explain why people act as they do. All three writers noted that humans evolved as group living animals; we also know that all groups contain status hierarchies and myths about their origins and purpose. This suggests that the big… Read more »

VIDEO: Bob Hogan on the Bright Side of Personality

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Developed in 1980, the Hogan Personality Inventory, which describes the bright side of personality, has aged like a fine wine. With a commitment to validity and reliability, Hogan’s flagship assessment is continuously updated and analyzed by our industry-leading research division. Whether your goal is to find the right hire or develop stronger leaders, assessing bright-side… Read more »

Our Assessments Are Biased

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The personality assessment industry gets a lot of criticism, and rightfully so. The vast majority of assessment providers care little about validity. At Hogan, we’ve spent 30 years building a reputation based on providing valid assessments that are proven to predict workplace performance. One frequent question we get from skeptics is “are your assessments biased?”… Read more »

Blue Coach Delivers Results on and off the Court

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Leadership is the most important single factor determining success in business. At Hogan, we believe good leaders are those who are able to build and maintain high performing teams. At Blue Coach, Srdjan Vukcevic, the company’s founder and CEO, has been able to do that and so much more. In addition to assembling a team that… Read more »