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Assessment matters - psychometric personality profiling is the best way to ascertain a warts and all view of an individual (especially when used with other assessment measures). This presentation …

Assessment matters - psychometric personality profiling is the best way to ascertain a warts and all view of an individual (especially when used with other assessment measures). This presentation focuses on the Hogan Development Survey to look at the darker side of a candidate.

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  • 1. Personality Assessment Matters Uncovering hidden, derailing behaviours www.RMC-Consulting.co.uk www.rmc-consulting-blog.co November 2013
  • 2. RMC Consulting • RMC Consulting works with recruitment firms and schools to identify, engage and develop top talent • Richard Colwell works as your trusted adviser, using competency and psychometric assessment to select and develop your people • He has a Masters degree in Occupational Psychology and holds the British Psychological Society’s Level A & B certificates of competence in Occupational Testing
  • 3. Accurate hiring decisions • Poor hiring decisions are costly in terms of time, money and team morale • Candidates only want to put across their best side • You want to know what their really like but how do you reveal their imperfections, as well as their strengths?
  • 4. Every candidate has imperfections • Personality and values = ‘fit’ • No one is perfect! • We all have insecurities, defence mechanisms and idiosyncrasies • When under pressure or perceived threat we implement mechanisms learnt in childhood
  • 5. Underlying psychological mechanisms • • • • • The formative years of childhood Criticisms, insecurities and potential threats Coping mechanisms and personal growth Successful strategies that become ineffective Under pressure we move against, towards or away from others
  • 6. Hogan Development Survey • Hogan Development Survey • 11 potential ‘derailing’ behaviours • Legally defensible decisions • Reveals how others will realistically describe the individual’s weak points
  • 7. What can HDS tell you? • • • • • Excitable Sceptical Cautious Reserved Leisurely • • • • • • Bold Mischievious Colouful Imaginitive Diligent Dutiful
  • 8. The whole person • • In addition to the HDS I also use Wave, which helps to identify preferences, tendencies, motives and talents Wave looks at 36 dimensions and 108 facets of personality, which cluster around Thought, Influence, Adaptability and Delivery
  • 9. Further Information • www.rmc-consulting.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/pages/RMCConsulting/422939657832201