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The Unforeseen and Unintended Consequences of Bans on Personality Testing

It’s a long way from home but highlights many of the (incorrect) arguments we hear against psychometric testing. --- On February 13th, the Nevada assembly heard a proposal for a new bill, Nevada AB132. The bill itself is only 2.5 pages long and is pretty easy to read, but effectively has… Read More

Diversity and the Dark Side

Diversity in the workplace remains a top concern for HR professionals and hiring managers. Changing the hiring process is a necessary step in preventing discrimination and keeping ahead of the competition —  a recent study from the Center for Talent Innovation found workplaces that ensure diversity enjoy more success and attract… Read More

Super Bowl LIII: A Lesson in Potential and Effective Leadership

In January of 2017, Les Snead, the general manager of the Los Angeles Rams, had a tough choice to make. Hired in 2013, his team had not had a winning record since 2003 and had moved from St. Louis to Los Angeles just a year earlier. Expectations in LA were high,… Read More

VIDEO: Bob Hogan on the Nature of Human Nature

According to Hogan Assessments founder Robert Hogan, life is about competition. There’s competition within groups to attain status, and those who win generally are those with good social skills. There’s also competition between groups, and the groups with the strongest leaders win in this arena. Competition within groups is what… Read More

VIDEO: The Hogan High Potential Talent Report

Over the years, we’ve discovered growing enthusiasm for identifying leadership potential, since talented leaders drive success. Unfortunately, many organizations make a critical mistake at the very beginning of the process – they don’t define potential in a way that leads to the selection of strong leaders. Through our decades of… Read More

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… Read More

Ed Sheeran Is Not Lorde: The Fungibility Fallacy

If you went to a concert to see Lorde and instead Ed Sheeran emerged on stage, you might be pleased to see him, but disappointed because Ed Sheeran is not Lorde and is never going to do the version of Green Light you thought you’d be watching. The fact that Ed Sheeran is not… Read More

PBC’S NEW MELBOURNE OFFICE

PBC will be opening its doors to a brand new Melbourne office situated in the heart of Melbourne CBD, October 2017. Mark Do, Director will be heading up the Melbourne office, with the support of Senior Analyst Jaja Luo.  Mark specialises in taking an evidence-based approach in designing and delivering leadership development, talent management and… Read More

Self-Awareness in the Age of Individualism

Academics and businesspeople agree that self-awareness is a key aspect of improving performance. Studies show that without it, people tend to be closed-off to feedback, difficult to coach, overestimate capabilities, and ultimately struggle to build and maintain high performing teams. Conversely, awareness of one’s own behavioral tendencies facilitates leadership effectiveness. As it’s generally… Read More

Podcast: Hogan CEO discusses his new book

Too often, HR practitioners and talent management experts rely on intuition when it comes to identifying and developing key talent, even when armed with an overwhelming amount of data and objective tools that contradict their instincts. The problem is that the data they ignore is right in almost every case.… Read More

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