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Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI)

Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI) measures The Bright Side of Personality – qualities that describe how individuals relate to others when they are at their best. HPI is designed based on the Five-factor Model to assess normal personality which provides valuable insights into how people work, how they lead, and how successful they will be.

The Basis Report describes a candidate’s fit to the job and organization. The report provides a hiring recommendation, behavioral interview guide, and systematic method for making a hiring decision using a combination of the assessment and interview results. The Leader Basis Report is an off-the-shelf solution that identifies a candidate’s strengths and potential areas of weakness for leadership roles and provides a hiring recommendation. Report can be based on only HPI only, HPI & HDS only or HPI, HDS & MVPI. 

The Express Report is an off-the-shelf solution that identifies each candidate as high, moderate, or low fit for a job. The Express Report identifies the candidate’s strengths, areas of concern, and interview style.

The Safety Report outlines candidates’ strengths and areas of concern and evaluates whether he or she is suited for employment in a safety-critical work environment

The Manage Report provides effective techniques for managing your employees based on their personalities. It identifies employees’ strengths, as well as their potential shortcomings.


The Career Report describes how an individual will act in various business circumstances, identifies strengths and shortcomings, and includes detailed developmental tips on how to manage his/her career. This high-impact report accurately identifies the behavioral tendencies likely to affect job performance.

The HPI Insight Report provides organizations with scientifically validated information about an individual's strengths as well as areas for improvement and provides discussion points for developmental feedback.

The Flash Report graphically displays Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory scale scores and subscales score. The report is designed for use by a coach or user with expertise to interpret based on numbers alone.

The Leader Focus Report is designed to heighten strategic self-awareness and understand personality, motivations, and values that predicts one’s managerial effectiveness, styles and biases. Report is based on HPI & MVPI. 

The Hogan EQ Report assesses emotional intelligence, the ability to identify and manage your own and others' emotions. Based on the Hogan Personality Inventory and Hogan Development Survey, the easy-to-understand report provides an overall EQ score, as well as scores and feedback for six emotional competencies. The report also includes a summary of likely behaviors, score pros and cons, and discussion points.


The Potential Report outlines an individual's day-to-day leadership style, including behavioral descriptions, leadership competencies, and comprehensive development recommendations. The Potential Report is organized in terms of seven dimensions of normal personality that address a different component of leadership performance.

The Summary Report is a results-based overview of a candidate’s performance strengths, challenges, and values. The report integrates results across the HPI, HDS, and MVPI to provide a snapshot of interpersonal performance and values in relation to future career development.

The Candidate Summary Report is an overview of a candidate's strengths, challenges, and values. The report integrates results across the HPI, HDS, and MVPI to provide a snapshot of interpersonal performance and values in relation to future career development.

The Coaching Report is a self-guided, comprehensive development planning tool for individual leadership development. The Coaching Report integrates the information from the Potential, Challenge, and Values reports into a five-step planning process. By completing this process, a leader produces a powerful, personal development plan designed to foster professional growth.

The High Potential Talent Report measures the three dimensions of leadership potential, highlighting individual strengths and ranked areas of actionable development. The intent is to proritize areas where focus and attention should be targeted, resulting in maximized leadership potential.

The General Employability Report uses a streamlined, brief assessment to provide a visual representation of a candidate’s basic ability for most jobs. The quick snapshot displays how employable a candidate is based on their people skills, learning skills, and work ethic, along with a fit recommendation and customised interview questions 


The Hogan Team Report is designed to help team members gain a holistic, personality-based understanding of team strengths, weaknesses, and culture, and to understand how members’ personalities and motivators may support or hinder team effectiveness in light of the team’s character, business, context, and goals.