How Personality Assessment and Big Data have Evolved to a Number 1 HR Tool?

Did you know that a scientifically valid personality test beats an interview three times when it comes to job fit? Even so, 90% of corporations still rely on unstructured interviews and CV-s at personnel selection. HR assessment has seen enormous developments since the appearance of the first assessment tests 30 years ago, but this fact shows it still has a long way to go.


On this infographic, you can find the milestones of talent analytics and HR assessment from the foundation of Hogan Assessments until today:

Are you interested in more detail how HR assessment has evolved to reach its present form? You can find some interesting articles on the topic on Growth Business, FT Adviser, HR News or other industry-specific press.


For further evidence on the effectiveness of personality tests in HR, read this fact sheet.


For putting the evolution of personality testing in the context of the history of Hogan Assessments, check out our timeline.