Dr. Robert Hogan spent his career working to prove that personality predicts workplace performance and helps businesses dramatically reduce turnover and increase productivity by hiring the right people, developing key talent, and evaluating leadership potential. Here, he discusses what role personality plays at work.
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Most of us work for a jerk – seriously, according to a new Gallup poll, 82 percent of U.S. managers are wrong for the job. But what if YOU are the jerk?
“The Jerk Store called, and they’re running out of you.” – George Costanza (1997)
Bookstore self-help sections are laden with volumes telling us to lean in, act confident, or fake it until we make it. Although research shows there are benefits to glass-half-full thinking, it also links overconfidence to outcomes ranging from increased traffic accidents to the recent financial crisis.
Nope, I’m not talking about brewing a pot of coffee and plotting out the future of your organization in the wee hours of the morning. When “Late Show” host David Letterman announced he was retiring after more than 32 years on the air, network executives moved quickly to announce his replacement, reportedly spurred by concerns… Read more »
[Spoiler Alert – This will pretty much ruin The LEGO Movie for you if you haven’t seen it]
With content ranging from 17 Maya Angelou Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Better Person to quizzes like Which Sandwich Are You?, BuzzFeed continues to gain followers and disrupt work flow.
“High Potentials – Are you doing it wrong?” asks Hogan Assessment’s Ryan Ross in his presentation at Mentis Consulting’s Hogan Summit 2013. This in-depth talk focuses on identifying candidates most likely to help meet the future leadership needs of your company.
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