How to Spot Emotional Intelligence in Job Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

And 90% of top workplace performers sport high emotional intelligence, according to Workforce, and more than half of employee performance is linked to emotional intelligence. Related: 15 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality. The right attitude is more than smiling during the interview and just saying yes. ” Related: How To Conduct a Behavioral Interview. What’s more important: book smarts or street smarts? The answer is both.

Hard skills vs. Soft skills


For example, marketers can learn marketing techniques and tools by attending a marketing course, whereas they could grow their collaboration skills by participating in a sports team. You can evaluate hard skills, through resumes, portfolios, job-related assignments and role-specific interview questions. What is the difference between hard skills and soft skills? Hard skills refer to the job-related knowledge and abilities that employees need to perform their job duties effectively.


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"End User Training"

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the expected ATS user, target-user, interviewers, or hiring decision maker). If a hiring manager has had no formal training/education in talent evaluation or is new to a manager “hiring” role, chances are there this is going to be a disconnect with the recruiting process and it will have an impact on both the interview process and candidate experience. We need to look at recruitment from a holistic perspective and the fact that it is a team sport.

How the Best Companies Interview Top Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

When you want to learn a sport, skill or craft, what is the advice that people will give you? So, how can the every day recruiter or talent acquisition leader learn how to interview better? Glassdoor recently revealed its Best Places to Work award winners, and as a part of the honor, we asked many of the companies’ executives to share with us their tips and tricks for interviewing top candidates in this ultratight labor market. Tip #3: Interview for skills, not an exact role.

The Thrill of Building a Company from Within HR

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Is HR an extreme sport? I would say when I interview talent, I’m absolutely looking for the skills and competencies to do the work, and I’m looking for that value fit. That means asking behavioral interviewing questions that are probing like, “How are you going to find a better way to do this job? You might think so when you’ve finished talking with Megan Masoner Detz, Chief People Officer at VARIDESK.

ERE Recruiting Conference Fall 2018 Recap: Most Valuable Tweets


How to beat behavioral interviews shows up 25,300,000 times in a google search. What if we treated our candidates & our employees like sports stars? One of two big HR conferences put on by ERE Media every year is the ERE Recruiting Conference. They have two sessions (Spring and Fall). Here are some topics they covered in the Fall session: TA leadership and strategy. Improving the hiring process. Diversity and Inclusion. Recruitment marketing and advertising.

How to Interview a Candidate: Everything You Need to Know


As nerve-wracking as it can be for a potential candidate, a job interview can be just as stressful for the employer doing the interview. What follows is a guide for how to interview a candidate, including preparation tips, important questions, and other suggestions for clear communication and a successful interview process. The more preparation you, as an employer, do now, the better the results you will gain from the interview later. DevOps Interview Questions.

12 Teamwork Interview Questions to Land Your Team Player


There’s a lot more to the world of teamwork interview questions that asking ‘do you work better in a team or alone?’. A great interview tip for recruiters is to have a list of teamwork interview questions that let the candidate demonstrate their abilities as a team player. . The importance of team-based interview questions. 12 teamwork interview questions for managers and recruiters. Why you need to ask teamwork interview questions.

How This Recruiter Prepped a Candidate for an Interview (and Raised the Bar for Recruiters Everywhere)

Linkedin Talent Blog

When coming in for an interview, the majority of candidates are nervous (unless they have the swagger of Harry Potter). All jokes aside, the nerves are understandable - especially for a candidate going in for an interview at Google, which was notorious for tricky interview questions in the past. Knowing this, in August 2015, one Google recruiter took it upon himself to give a candidate everything he would need to prepare and nail a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.

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5 Ways to Tweak Your Recruiting Strategy for Entry-Level Talent

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interviewing on campus instead of your office), it’s important to tailor your company’s recruiting experience to specifically to college students. Generation Z is now entering the entry-level talent market and their behaviors and goals vary greatly from millennials. Visit campuses and set up interviews through the career services offices. Segment out the most relevant and be sure to follow up with questions when you interview. Constructing Interviews.