The Hogan Personality Inventory is a contemporary measure of normal personality to predict job performance and was one of the first personality questionnaires developed specifically for business and commercial application. The HPI is used extensively world-wide by leading organisations and consultancies for selection, development and integration into corporate talent and people management initiatives and strategy.
The HPI effectively measures the big 5 personality characteristics that are generally accepted by psychologists globally as distinct personality factors. Hogan extensive and unique database archive of job validation studies offers a rich source of information that can be called upon to identify what good looks like for a wide range of job roles and functions. With multiple language options for both on-line administration and reporting, the HPI is a nuatural choice for international application.
The Hogan Personality Inventory is one of four instrumtents in the product suite from Hogan Assessments. When used together they generate incremental validity for selection and powerful development insight, understanding and opportunity for personal development.
Features & Benefits
15 -20 minute completion time
- Test items and reports available in
- Based on the Five-Factor Model
- Normed on more than 500,000
working adults worldwide
- Validated on more than 200 occupations
covering all major industries
- No invasive or intrusive items
- No adverse impact
- Primary/Elementary education reading level
- Instantaneous scoring and reporting output
- Online administration by protected access
|Adjustment||Self confidence, self-esteem
and composure under pressure
and desire for leadership
and social interaction
|Warmth, charm and
|Prudence||Planned, organised, self
disciplines and conscientious
|Inquisitive||Vision, creativity, imagination
|Learning enjoyment, stays current
with business or technical matters
|being attentive, pleasant, and
courteous to customers
|being able to handle stress,
even tempered, calm under fire
|Reliability||honesty, integrity, and positive
|ability to follow directions,
pay attention to detail, and
|energy, social skills, and the ability
to solve problems for customers
|leadership ability, planing and
- There is a range of off-the-shelf report that support talent selection as well as talent development and specifically leadership. Examples can be viewed and downloaded below, and reports can also be customised to align to an organisation competency model.
Hogan SELECT reports
- Fit Report
This report is designed to assess a candidate fit to a job profile. Prior validation is required.
- Advantage Report
This report is designed to assess a candidate fit to one of seven Hogan job family profiles that correlate with the O*NET job classifications. The profiles are derived from the Hogan validation archive and offer cost effective validity.
- High Potential Report
This report summarises the candidate assessment results from the Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI), Hogan Development Survey (HDS), and Motives, Values Preferences Survey (MVPI) mapped to the Hogan High Potential Competency Profile. The ratings provide a hiring manager with additional information about a candidate potential to meet the requirements associated with competencies in the profile. An interview guide offers questions that can be used to further probe competency behaviours.
Hogan DEVELOP reports
This report describes how the participant is likely to act in various circumstances, it notes strengths and shortcomings and it makes some suggestions about how to manage ones career. The last page contains the HPI graph on which the report is based, and definitions for the seven dimensions.
This report provides an explanation of the various scales, provides a graphic representation of the results and interprets potential behaviour that others may observe in the workplace.
Hogan LEAD reports
The Leadership Forecast Potential Report describes a participant strengths and developmental needs as a manager and executive. The report is organised in terms of the seven HPI dimensions. Each one addresses a different component of leadership performance, focusing on building and maintaining a high-performing team, while getting people to forego individual goals to take on group goals.
The Leadership Forecast Coaching Report is available if a participant completes the MVPI, HPI and HDS instruments. The coaching report summarises key findings across all three instruments and helps draw together leadership insights from all sources in alignment to a job role.