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How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Get Work Done

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There’s a paradox when it comes to emotional intelligence : Those who lack it rarely see the value in attempting to get better at it. However, to be successful in a professional setting, the tenets of emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient (EQ), are too important to ignore.

How to Spot Emotional Intelligence in Job Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

Those skills exhibit elevated emotional intelligence, which is important to employers, according to “ The Future of Jobs Report 2018.” It’s hard to collaborate without emotional intelligence , and it’s hard to grow, thrive, or innovate without collaboration. That’s because teamwork bolsters innovative solutions, raising the intelligence of the group. However, you won’t find emotional intelligence listed on a résumé.

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How to Look for Emotional Intelligence in a Video Interview

Spark Hire

When looking for the best candidate for an open position, do you focus on hard skills, or soft skills and cultural fit ? Although skills and experience are still important in recruiting, hiring professionals are giving cultural fit an increasing amount of weight when selecting candidates. This is no surprise, considering that culture is a major concern in the workforce. What is emotional intelligence? Gauging emotional intelligence in the video interview.

Video Interviews and Live Interviews Comparison (with a fictitious case study)

MyRecruitmentPlus

One of these new protocols, inline with recruitment, is video interviews. Video interview technology will revolutionise your recruitment process. Whilst this is the latest recruitment craze, there’s great misconception about video interviews and live interviews.

How to Identify and Interview Results-Driven Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

Fortunately, using a meaty job description that qualifies position fit, alongside a storied, behavioral interview process, can help to achieve these measurable recruiting goals. Jason Alba, entrepreneur, author and job search innovator/owner of the Job Search Program identifies strategic questions employers can ask to ensure a position fit, while also vetting candidates for culture alignment, problem-solving abilities, critical thinking skills and more.

How to Interview a Rock Star Recruiter

Contract Recruiter

Here at ContractRecruiter.com, we have over the years developed and refined a successful and repeatable process for screening and interviewing corporate-side, contract recruiters that has served us well. Step 7: SOFT SKILLS / CULTURE FIT. Leadership IQ conducted a three year study involving over 5,000 hiring managers from 2,400 companies during more than 20,000 hires and found that 81% of new hires fail.

How To Avoid One Of The Biggest Recruiting Mistakes

ConveyIQ

Experience is a great asset to have in an employee, but a new study from Florida State University found that it doesn’t guarantee success. Hire with culture fit in mind We’ve written frequently about the importance of culture fit , and for good reason — it can make or break an organization.

How to Screen for Retention in a Recession

Glassdoor for Employers

So it's critical to think about retention as early as when you're interviewing new candidates. Here's what to look for on a candidate's application - and what to listen for in a screening interview: Source: Did the applicant apply through Glassdoor?

Workable partners with Human machine learning provider to bring AI to recruiting

Workable

Keen to support this within Workable, we’ve recently formed a partnership with Human , a video interviewing and machine learning provider. Through their analysis with artificial intelligence (AI), recruiting and hiring teams can better understand a candidate’s skills, characteristics and emotional intelligence free from human bias. Culture add, not culture fit. One of the risks of hiring for cultural fit is an increasingly homogenous workforce.

The Startup Hiring Guide: Hiring for rapid growth from 5 to 50

Workable

We’ve spent the time to curate the best thinking on everything from employer branding and headhunting to the interview process. Creating an interview process. PRO TIP: Include pre-interview assignments in the hiring process. The culture fit. Creating an interview process.

5 Vital Teamwork Skills and How to Test Them

The Hire Talent

We need to understand teamwork skills to assess them better and hire talented applicants that will match group roles and company culture. We need to break things down, identify all the desirable team skills we need to fit the company’s profile/culture, and assess them directly or indirectly.

5 Traits to Look for in New Hires

Prominence

Often times the only way to discern who will fit well in the company is limited to the interview process. Therefore, it is important to identify characteristics you want in your employees before the interview. Emotional Intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in multiple different situations. For most companies, searching for and hiring new employees can be a challenge.

What You Need To Know About Blind Hiring

Social Talent

Companies that employ blind hiring are more likely to hire women and minorities and to interview candidates with diverse educational backgrounds, including those who attended community colleges, according to data from GapJumpers , a company that facilitates blind hiring procedures for employers. If interviewing takes place, the same questions are asked in same order for every candidate. Most hiring managers agree that an ideal workforce should mirror the marketplace.

4 Ways to Rethink the Skills Gap

CareerBuilder

We recently did a study among hiring managers at LaSalle Network, in which 44 percent of respondents cited the skills gap as the biggest obstacle they expect to face this year. Here are four ways to rethink your approach to the skills gap this year: Hire for culture fit. Companies with great cultures have happy and engaged employees and see less turnover than companies who don’t. Instead of focusing solely on technical skills, focus on hiring candidates who fit the culture.

13 HR Trends: The New Workplace

Achievers - Recruiting

Studies have shown that women make only $0.81 While many companies think they have effective D&I programs in place, almost half of workers say leadership is “minimally” or “not at all” committed to improving company culture. Recognition is embedded into culture.

Recruiting skills you can learn from non-HR disciplines

Workable

Human Resources Management is closely linked to psychology, the study of human behavior, emotions and interaction with others. These courses can help recruiters better evaluate candidates’ nonverbal behaviors during interviews or psychometric tests. Effectively interview candidates by phone and in-person. Read body language in interviews. How to understand emotional behavior. Become more empathetic during interviews (in-person or through video).

How Attitude Issues Impact your Team

The Hire Talent

Studies show 45% of all bad hires are a result of attitude and personality conflicts. Assessments that measure emotional intelligence and emotional competency are critical to identifying those candidates who lack a sense of personal responsibility.

Has AI revolutionised psychometric talent assessment?

MyRecruitmentPlus

Psychometric assessment outlines an individual’s emotional intelligence, potential, personality profile, and behaviour. . The insights offered through psychometrics ultimately uncovers whether the candidate will be a cultural fit to the existing team, and if their soft skills and personality traits are suitable when being matched with the employers ‘ideal candidate profile. This is where a panel of 1-3 psychologists interview a candidate and report their findings.

Is Cultural Fit The Single Most Important Factor In Hiring Decisions?

Staffing Talk

Cultural fit is the biggest single factor when it comes to making successful hiring decisions. According to this study for example, only 11% of the new hires that failed in the first 18 months failed due to deficiencies in technical skills. For the majority it was lack of motivation, an unwillingness to be coached, problems with temperament and emotional intelligence and an inability to fit into the “company culture.”

The Definitive Guide to Pre-Employment Testing

The Hire Talent

The simple answer: Pre-employment tests can help an employer gain valuable insight on a client that cannot be obtained through resumes or interviews. According to a study by Aberdeen , companies that use pre-employment testing have reported a 39% lower turnover rate.

The Role Of Respect In Keeping Your Employees Motivated

CakeHR

Thrive By Design: The Neuroscience That Drives High-Performance Cultures Hardcover. Her research focus on the absence of the respect in the workplace and also in a business set-up and her findings underline how crucial this element of company culture is. “We’ve We’ve interviewed employees, managers, HR executives, presidents, and CEOs. It speaks to the human need to feel included and its presence is known by civil behaviour and a culture respecting team members.

Does employment history matter when hiring developers?

Devskiller

Of those who did obtain a degree, about one third did not study anything related to software development. A 1998 study showed that ‘work-sample tests’ were the most efficient method to assess a candidate’s performance. Live coding interview.

4 Ways To Identify (And Weed Out) Toxic Candidates

The Execu|Search Group

According to a study conducted by Harvard Business Review , this loss in profits can completely wipe out the gains made by more than two superstars. Rather than taking a reactionary approach, there are a number of ways to identify potential red flags from the get-go when interviewing candidates. Adaptability and emotional intelligence are two such qualities, and sometimes, these skills are just as, if not more important than technical skills and experience.

“New Year, New Me” – How about the real you?

The Whiteboard

But there were still anomalies, so in 2012 they started an initiative, code-named Project Aristotle , to study hundreds of teams and work out why some performed awesomely and some were just average, even though all were made up of awesome people. So they began looking for “group norms” instead, which is the intangible stuff – “unwritten rules” or things described as part of “team culture” – and found overwhelmingly that the key uniting factor was psychological safety.

Top 13 must-read books for HR professionals

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

A book that’s surely on every list of must-reads, Good to Great outlines six basic characteristics of companies that moved from good to great — Level 5 Leadership, hiring the right people, disciplined thinking, hedgehog concept or focusing on doing one thing really well, culture of freedom and entrepreneurship within a culture of discipline, sensible technological innovation, and the flywheel concept where success depends on a combination of small steps.

The Importance of Hiring a Passionate Tribe for Your Startup

Recruiterbox

The passion of your employees also feeds into company culture. Modify the interview questions to focus on a variety of factors outside of experience and degrees. These questions should address emotional intelligence or hobbies, for example. Hiring the right team is imperative for building a strong foundation for your startup.

The Complete Guide to Skill Testing

Vervoe

Other types of job-readiness evaluations deploy validated psychometric assessments to identify those in-demand soft skills : things like motivation, conscientiousness, resilience, and emotional intelligence. More so than resumes or job interviews, a skills test can assess the true potential of a new hire to go the distance with the company. This is just one example of how a skill test can change the entire interview process for a potential new hire.

4 Ways To Identify (And Weed Out) Toxic Candidates

The Execu|Search Group

According to a study conducted by Harvard Business Review , this loss in profits can completely wipe out the gains made by more than two superstars. Rather than taking a reactionary approach, there are a number of ways to identify potential red flags from the get-go when interviewing candidates. Adaptability and emotional intelligence are two such qualities, and sometimes, these skills are just as, if not more important than technical skills and experience.

Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition

AllyO

Today’s operating environment demands that companies turn talent acquisition into a competitive advantage, and artificial intelligence is key a stepping stone toward this goal. AI talent acquisition harnesses the ability of artificial intelligence to derive insights from large amounts of data and automate much of the labor-intensive, repetitive work that goes into hiring talent. Artificial intelligence strengthens segmentation by automating the process and removing human bias.

How to Lead in Today’s Changing Workforce

AllyO

She’ll talk a little bit about what she’s her passion and her the movements and things she’s been working on there and I didn’t start the conversation um an interview with Jim.

5 Ways to Create Fluid Talent in Your Company

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There should be a company culture that recognizes fluid talent and its benefits. Furthermore, studies show that soft skills such as problem-solving and emotional intelligence—which aren’t necessarily learned in the classroom—will be in high demand by 2020. To find candidates who possess these skills, I recommend leveraging behavioral-based interviewing tactics.

How CSL's Kristen Krebs Applies Her Psychology PhD at a Biotech Leader

PowerToFly

She majored in psychology during undergrad, and after taking a class in Industrial/Organizational psychology her senior year, Kristen realized she wanted to continue studying in that subset of the field and applied to grad school. "I/O

13 must read books for HR professionals

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

A book that’s surely on every list of must-reads, Good to Great outlines six basic characteristics of companies that moved from good to great — Level 5 Leadership, hiring the right people, disciplined thinking, hedgehog concept or focusing on doing one thing really well, culture of freedom and entrepreneurship within a culture of discipline, sensible technological innovation, and the flywheel concept where success depends on a combination of small steps.

Bad Romance: Why We Need To Stop Treating Candidates Like Crap.

Recruiting Daily

Studies show that over 40% of candidates who experience a bad rejection as part of the hiring processes never work with those companies again. Once upon a time (well, it was only last year, really, but I like to keep things dramatic around here) I interviewed with a company for a position with a prestigious ‘Head of’ type title. It was a two round interview process, along with submitted samples of previous work. We’ve all had them.

How to Prep for the Age of AI in Recruiting

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2027, HR and recruiting will look way different, and artificial intelligence (AI) and chatbots will play a big part in that disruption. Companies will know exactly when candidates are ready for a new job and reach out proactively, resumes will be screened by algorithms, and applicants will go through automated video interviews conducted by bots. This technology could even conduct and assess interviews—in fact, it’s already happening.

Do You Have “Generational Tension” In Your Office?

Staffing Talk

“There is something called ‘generational intelligence training’ which is now creating a really interesting opportunity for companies. We remember the days of ‘emotional intelligence.’ A culture of connectivity – we work together and with each other much more than we labor alone. The authors also created case studies based on more than 100 interviews with the leaders of innovative organizations, including Cisco, NASA and Deloitte.

50+ Ideas for Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Your Company

Linkedin Talent Blog

The longer you wait to build a diverse workforce and inclusive culture, the harder it will be in the future. Ban “culture fit” as a reason for rejecting a candidate. When interviewers want to reject candidates for “culture fit” or a “gut feeling,” unconscious bias is often at play.

How to hire senior executive level employees

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Studies show 50% of new hires fail. Barring a poor economic environment, studies show that top-level managers are now often ‘fired’ for non-performance. The following are the finding of the “behind-closed-doors” four-year study: Source: LeadershipIQ. These roles have lasting effects as they do much for the culture, market value, and profitability of an organization. Don’t underestimate the importance of emotional intelligence.

Does Anyone Actually Care About Candidate Experience?

Recruiting Daily

From my personal experience and first-hand observation, I’ve realized that it all comes down to a few basic drivers: company values, mission and vision; empathy and emotional intelligence; awards and recognition; and finally, being tech savvy. That’s a convenient (if hackneyed cliche) that’s easy to say, but chances are your behaviors and culture do little to demonstrate the value of that asset is being reciprocated or reinvested in your current workforce.

Your Guide to Hiring Million Dollar Talent

The Hire Talent

We wrote this for you, we wanted to share our unfettered experience of interviewing and assessing literally tens of thousands of candidates and helping our clients in hiring hundreds and hundreds of all-stars! Interview Assist: Candidate Scoreboard System. Great culture and leadership.