SOURCE: Hogan Assessments

Hogan Assessments

April 09, 2012 08:15 ET

New Research From Hogan Assessments Highlights Benefits of Awareness Coaching for Employee Development

Combining the Science of Personality Assessment With Limited Coaching Sessions Creates Cost-Effective Development Experience

TULSA, OK--(Marketwire - Apr 9, 2012) - Competent, well-developed leaders are paramount to business success. In today's cost-driven business atmosphere, budgetary restrictions leave many companies struggling to provide critical development opportunities to their key employees.

It was with this struggle in mind that Hogan Assessment Systems today announced the release of "Awareness Coaching," the latest in a series of research papers examining practices designed to drive successful talent management in a recovering economy.

The research describes Hogan's work with a leading manufacturer of health and professional care products. The company needed to provide high-impact professional coaching to the more than 200 recruits that participate in its international leadership development program per year on a limited budget. With Hogan's help, the company developed a program that combined powerful personality assessments with a limited number of coaching engagements to provide an impactful, cost-effective experience for its high-potential employees.

The research also highlights key findings from an impact study Hogan performed after two years of the program:

  • 83 percent of participants said the assessments accurately reflected their personality characteristics.

  • 66 percent of supervisors reported that participants had taken steps likely to result in performance improvements.

  • 73 percent of coaches said the feedback was likely to have a positive impact on the participant's career.

"These findings emphasize the fact that individuals are able to take a more active role in their development when they have a greater understanding of their strengths and weaknesses," said Director of the Hogan Coaching Network, Trish Kellett. "Hogan's unique approach to awareness coaching blends the powerful insight gained through assessment data with cost-effective coaching, helping high-potential employees to become high-performing leaders."

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About Hogan Assessment Systems
With more than 30 years of experience, Hogan is the global leader in providing comprehensive, research-based personality assessment and consulting. Grounded in decades of science, Hogan helps businesses dramatically reduce turnover and increase productivity by hiring the right people, developing key talent and evaluating leadership potential.