Hogan to Share Expertise in Personality Research at 26th Annual SIOP Conference

Tulsa, OK April 6, 2011 — Hogan Assessment Systems announced today that leaders from the Hogan Research and Consulting Divisions will showcase advances in personality research through 19 sessions, symposia, panel discussions, practice forums and poster sessions at the 26th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference in Chicago, April 14-16, 2011.

Hogan experts will participate in sessions focusing on content areas such as validity, leadership potential, assessment trends, and entry-level selection, as well as international issues such as translations and cultural adaptations. Some of the various topics include:

• Personality as a Predictor of Workplace Safety, Performance and Outcomes
• Personality Correlates with Business Outcomes in Developing Countries
• The Development and Use of Global Norms
• Making Selection Decisions Using Test Scores: Robots Versus Fortune Tellers

For a complete list of speakers and topics, please visit the SIOP website.

Dr. Robert Hogan, founder and president of Hogan Assessment Systems, will present “Who Can Get and Keep a Job? Understanding Employability,” a symposium exploring the causes of unemployment beyond IQ and education, Thursday, April 14, at 3:30 p.m. Dr. Hogan is regarded as an international authority on personality assessment, leadership, and organizational effectiveness.

About Hogan Assessment Systems
With more than 30 years of experience, Hogan Assessments is the global leader in providing comprehensive, research-based personality assessment and consulting. Grounded in decades of research, Hogan’s assessment solutions help businesses dramatically reduce turnover and increase productivity by hiring the right people, developing key talent, and evaluating leadership potential. For more information about Hogan Assessment Systems, visit www.hoganassessments.com.

About the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology
SIOP is a membership organization that focuses on promoting the education of those practicing and teaching industrial-organizational psychology, raising public awareness of the field, and supporting its members in their study and application of I-O psychology. SIOP is a division within the American Psychological Association and an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science. The Society’s mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of industrial-organizational psychology. For more information, visit www.siop.org.


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