Tag: personality tests

Clones, Diversity, Innovation, and Personality

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People sometimes ask whether using personality assessment for selection will create an organization full of clones, decrease diversity, and narrow the range of innovative thought available to solve company problems. Their concern is that if they hire people with similar personality characteristics, they will create a culture of groupthink. Some assessment providers have fostered this… Read more »

The “Now What” in a COVID-19 World

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At Hogan, we view the assessment results as the “what” (what are your strengths and areas for development?), the interpretation of your results by your Hogan coach as the “so what” (so what do these mean to me, and how do they impact my reputation and performance?), and the coaching discussion and action planning with… Read more »

The Key to Economic Survival: Your Hiring Practices

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Just a month ago, large companies in competitive industries were seeing a high rate of job turnover. Conversely, if recruitment had stopped a few months ago, the result would have been an almost immediate labor shortage. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy faces serious challenges. But there are also possibilities — this new situation… 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 »