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Djurre Holtrop

Djurre Holtrop

Research Fellow
Research Section (Psychology)

Contact details
Research Section (Psychology)
The University of Western Australia (M304)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2202
Psychology G.21
Holtrop, D., Born, M. Ph., & De Vries, R. E. (2015). Relating the Spherical representation of vocational interests to the HEXACO personality model. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 89, 10-20. DOI:10.1016/j.jvb.2015.04.003.

De Vries, R. E., Wawoe, K. W., Holtrop, D. (2015). What is Engagement? Proactivity as the missing link in the HEXACO model of personality. Journal of Personality, 84, 178-193. DOI:10.1111/jopy.12150.

Holtrop, D., Born, M. Ph., & De Vries, R. E. (2014). Predicting performance with contextualized inventories, no Frame-of-Reference effect? International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22, 219-223. DOI:10.1111/ijsa.12071.

Holtrop, D., Born, M. Ph., De Vries, R. E., & De Vries, A. (2014). A matter of context: A comparison of two types of contextualized personality measures. Personality and Individual Differences, 68, 234-240. DOI:10.1016/j.paid.2014.04.029.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, School of Psychology.

Supervisors: Prof. dr. Marylene Gagné and dr. Patrick Dunlop

Postdoctoral position to study strategies for volunteer retention and attraction. Tasks are data collection/analyses, liaising with partner organizations, student supervision and teaching an I&O Psychology course.
Previous positions
PhD student at VU Amsterdam University, dep. of Social and Organizational psychology
Supervisors: Prof. dr. Marise Ph. Born, Prof. dr. Reinout de Vries and dr. Remko van den Berg
Title: Improving personality and interest measurement for purposes of selection and assessment in a multiethnic population.
The first part of the project focused on using situational description in personality inventories and how such modifications may influence responses of cultural groups. The second part of the project focused on the relation between vocational interest, personality and prestige. The project financially supported by the NOA foundation. Successfully defended 17 May 2016.

Consultant, psychologist and test developer at NOA (assessment company and online test distributer)
Main activities: Leading large scale assessment projects, advising clients on selection matters, developing tests, studying and reporting the effectiveness of selection and coaching interventions, sales, and training.
Current projects
Scouts UWA Research project:
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