Tag: personality assessment

How Personality Assessments Improve Safety at Work

*This was originally published as a two-part series via Zukunft Personal Blog on June 5 and June 11. It includes a guest article authored by Zsolt Feher, as well as a Q&A piece with the author. 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… 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 »

WEBINAR: Leaders Are People, Too (*GULP*)

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*Hogan Senior Strategist, Michael Sanger, facilitated a webinar hosted by Workforce on Tuesday, September 18. This post offers you a summary of the talk and the presentation in its entirety.  Personality determines the way we lead. The way we lead determines our teams’ performance. And a successful organization is a collection of high performing teams… Read more »

Hogan Personality Inventory Receives Stellar Review from The British Psychological Society

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This press release was originally published on Business Wire on Monday, September 17. The British Psychological Society (BPS) has completed a test review of the Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI), Hogan Assessments’ flagship assessment that describes normal personality. The 15-month process concluded with the HPI receiving perfect four-star ratings in the Documentation, Reports and User Experience categories…. Read more »

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get Hogan Certified in 2018

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With four and a half months left in the year, you still have time to get Hogan Certified in the US in 2018. Hogan’s certification and learning programs will equip you to leverage Hogan’s powerful assessment tools to solve critical business problems. Whether you want to select high performers, develop your high potentials, coach executives,… Read more »

Does Personality Change? On the Stability of Personality Assessment Scores

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*This post was co-authored by Hogan’s Chief Science Officer, Ryne Sherman, and Hogan’s Director of Global Learning, Jackie V. Sahm. Does personality change? This is a question we receive regularly from our clients, along with a lot of hypotheses about when and why scores shift. Answering this seemingly straightforward question actually requires addressing three related… Read more »

What’s Worse Than a Tyrannical Leader? One Who Isn’t There

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*This article was written by Danielle King and published in Human Resource Executive on June 1, 2018.  How to Recognize Absentee Leaders.  A high-performing salesperson knocks his sales goals out of the park every month and consistently brings in new clients while maintaining great internal and external relationships. When a new sales-leadership position opens, his… 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 »