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Our Assessments Don’t Discriminate, But Many Do

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Recent EEOC agreements with two major US companies have once again raised concerns about adverse impact resulting from personality assessment use in hiring. Just as every automobile, electrical appliance, or medicine can negatively impact people’s lives if manufactured poorly or used improperly, assessments can be poorly developed, haphazardly applied, or purposefully misused to negatively and… Read more »

THUOPER Developing Colombia’s Next Generation of Leaders

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THUOPER, Hogan’s Colombian distributor, embodies one of Hogan’s core values: developing future leaders. Ineffective leadership has plagued the global workforce for centuries, mostly because the characteristics that help people emerge as leaders are quite different from those that make an effective leader. Of course, when leadership potential has been measured incorrectly for so long, there… Read more »

Find, Grow, and Retain Top Talent: A 5-Step Plan

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*This article was authored by Robert Hogan and Joan Jacobsen, and was originally published in The New Thinking Issue of Talent Quarterly. Visit their website to purchase the full issue as well as all previous issues. Assembling a roster of all-stars isn’t easy—and keeping your squad together is even harder. Steal these five strategies and your team… Read more »

Hogan and Humility: What Does It All Mean?

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Humility has been a hot topic at Hogan in 2018, and that won’t be changing anytime in the near future. However, many of those familiar with Hogan are probably curious what that means in relation to Hogan scales, and what we look for to identify humble leaders. Although we are still researching the topic, we… Read more »

Self-Deception and Leadership

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*This post was authored by Robert Hogan & Ryne Sherman. There is a fascinating connection between two seemingly unrelated topics: self-deception and leadership. The two themes often come together in the lives of prominent politicians, for example, in the career of Barack Obama. Let us explain. We are both fascinated by the idea that people… Read more »

Assessing the Assessor—Evaluating Personality Assessment Tools

Today, many organizations use personality assessment tools to assess their employees. But before deciding to use a personality tool, should organizations create their own thermometer test?  Imagine someone walking up to a doctor with a new kind of device that claims to measure the body temperature. What if the manufacturer requested the doctor to endorse… Read more »

Humility, Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

*This article was originally published by Training Industry on May 1, 2018. One of the best studies ever conducted on organizational effectiveness was done by Jim Collins and described in his book “Good to Great.” Collins identified 11 firms from the Fortune 1000 that had 15 years of below-average performance in their industry followed by… Read more »

Change Management — How Are We Helping Leaders Change?

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*This is a guest post authored by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. We all heard it and probably all rolled our eyes to it…’The only constant is change’. With organisations needing to constantly adapt and evolve due to competitive forces, global challenges or political decisions how are leaders meant to… Read more »