SOURCE: Hogan Assessment Systems

Hogan Assessment Systems

July 09, 2013 07:00 ET

Workforce Magazine Honors Hogan Assessments' Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic as a 2013 Game Changer

Company's Vice President of Research and Innovation Recognized for Extensive Expertise on the Role of Personality in Talent Management

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2013) -  Hogan Assessment Systems today announced that the company's vice president of research and innovation, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, has been selected by Workforce Management as a 2013 Game Changer. Chamorro-Premuzic and the other Game Changers will be profiled in the August issue of Workforce Management as well as on the publication's website.

The third annual Game Changers awards recognize those next-generation workplace leaders under the age of 40 who have proven that they have dedicated themselves to the growth and success of the HR industry. All nominees were judged on their professional accomplishments as well as their other achievements, with the winners selected by Workforce Management's senior writers and editors.

Chamorro-Premuzic was selected as a Game Changer for the substantial contributions he has made to the field of personality assessment. He has taken the science as it relates to talent and performance to the next level to uncover aspects of personality that contribute to workplace success, derailment, leadership potential and team building. A leading innovator in the field, Chamorro-Premuzic has designed, validated and co-developed a large number of psychometric tools, pioneered the development of interactive and multimedia situational judgment tests and developed a comprehensive psychometric test for assessing entrepreneurial talent. Through his work with Hogan Assessments, he helps organizations hire, manage, develop and train their talent to achieve overall business objectives.

"I am honored to have been selected as a Game Changer by Workforce Management, one of the oldest and most prestigious publications in HR and talent management," said Chamorro-Premuzic. "It is my goal to bring greater awareness of the need for personality assessments in talent acquisition so organizations can ensure they hire the individuals with the right skills, personality and competencies to be successful."

In his role with Hogan, Chamorro-Premuzic works to promote a greater understanding of personality and its impact through education, academic contributions and thought leadership. In addition to teaching at the University College London, NYU and the London School of Economics, he has published seven books and 100 scientific papers. Chamorro-Premuzic is also a regular keynote speaker at countless industry events and appears in the media frequently to offer psychological expertise to a wide audience. Overall, his broadcasting career includes more than 200 media appearances, including 70 TV appearances on the BBC, CNN and Sky News.

"Tomas' passion for the advancement of personality research is more than apparent to those of us who have the pleasure of working with him," said Robert Hogan, President of Hogan Assessments. "He brings new innovations to the science of personality assessments, transforming the way organizations hire, engage, motivate and promote their employees."

About Hogan Assessment Systems
With more than 25 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.