15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

ExactHire Recruiting

I love learning more about human behavior’s impact on employee engagement and corporate culture. But specifically, the idea that emotional intelligence is an adaptable skill that can improve—or regress—based on an awareness of one’s emotions is fascinating to me. I recently listened to Emotional Intelligence 2.0 In fact, “self-awareness” is one of the four primary parts of emotional intelligence (EQ): Personal competence.

Forget Interview Questions: 4 Fresh Tactics to Screen Candidates for Emotional Intelligence

Linkedin Talent Blog

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a hot topic right now. So hot that it caused a lot of controversy on ABC’s The Bachelor, where one contestant told another that she “lacked the emotional intelligence” to be with this season’s bachelor. However, most discussions about emotional intelligence are happening beyond such high quality TV (wink) in relation to job skills. And, emotional intelligence falls into that category.

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How to Screen for Retention in a Recession

Glassdoor for Employers

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? Culture add: Does who this person is inherently complement your company's collective approach to work and collaboration?

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Trumps All Other Traits

Hire-Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a person’s ability to be aware of and monitor their own behaviors and emotions. I noted that cosmetics giant, L’Oreal found that their … Candidate Screening Corporate Culture Employee Retention Job Fit Recruiting anxiety depression emotional intelligence employee EQIndividuals with high EQs better understand their strengths and weaknesses, have more self-control and exhibit more initiative.

Behavioral Questions Help Screen Potential Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a person’s emotional well-being. Determining who you hire for a job not only plays a part in forming your company’s culture , it can help ensure the safety of the workplace and other employees. Most the time the reason is for poor attitude or low emotional intelligence. Screening applicants properly needs to go beyond asking common questions that result in rehearsed answers.

How Companies Can Help Graduates Adapt to Remote Work Cultures

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Not only are there logistical obstacles such as broken connections and distractions at home, but it’s also harder to integrate new employees into a company’s culture when they aren’t able to interact with their colleagues in person. Building a Healthy Remote Work Culture.

9 Creative Meeting Ideas for Remote Teams

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The enthusiasm in connecting and getting things done soon gave way to fatigue—tired eyes, difficulty focusing, and other challenges from staring at an electronic screen. There are only so many minutes a day we can look at people’s faces in a bunch of squares on a lit-up screen.

Why Cultural Intelligence Is Increasingly Important—and How to Test If Your Candidates Have It

Linkedin Talent Blog

And, more and more emphasis is being put on hiring for EQ (emotional intelligence) as well. But, are you screening candidates for cultural intelligence (CQ)? In other words, it’s a person’s awareness of their own culture and ability to adapt to the nuances of other cultures. How to screen candidates for cultural intelligence. Tell me something you have learned about another culture that you found interesting or exciting.

How To Avoid One Of The Biggest Recruiting Mistakes

ConveyIQ

When screening candidates, prioritizing knowledge rather than years of experience can ensure that you find someone who has the skills to get the job done. Turnover due to poor culture fit can cost a company 50-60% of an employee’s yearly salary and it can lead to a dip in morale.

Does employment history matter when hiring developers?

Devskiller

Another study by the New York Times found that intelligence counted for very little when working in teams. Coding tests are a popular way to screen developers. Human Resources Recruiting Tips Uncategorized cv screening developer hiring enployment enployment history resume

Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines In Talent Acquisition, Sept. 29, 2017

ConveyIQ

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has been a hot topic in the recruiting industry lately, as many thought leaders debate the potential ups and downs of emerging technology. At ConveyIQ, we’ve seen our clients use digital interviewing to skyrocket their screening process. But having more female leadership can actually help improve company culture and increase your bottom line. Using Trust and Emotional Intelligence to Establish Your Cultural Identity.

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

Workable

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. So it makes sense to focus more on culture add , or what someone can bring to a team, over how seamlessly they’ll blend in.

Team Dynamics in a Hybrid Environment

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The key, then, is not where your teams work but how they work, and to build the healthy team dynamics that lead to success in a hybrid environment, both your team and your leadership must practice emotional intelligence (EQ).

Soft Skills the foundation for Success.

Group W Partners

Emotional Intelligence - I cannot say enough about Emotional Intelligence. The ability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others to guide thinking and behavior, has a direct correlation to the achievement of individual and teams’ goals.

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

MyRecruitmentPlus

After watching the videos, Todd believes he knows his candidates; soft skills, hard skills, emotional intelligence, personality traits, behaviour and potential. . Todd includes screening questions that require text responses. . The same rules apply to phone screening calls.

The Modern HR Ecosystem—Disruption and Opportunity

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There’s a new approach to an old HR problem: artificial intelligence (AI). Tools and applications with intelligent analysis capabilities are already playing a big role in helping HR teams sift through swaths of data related to employee engagement, performance, and development. Organizations can share their values and culture in an authentic yet relatable way, regardless of who and where they need to hire.

How to improve your employer brand

Workable

Build a culture of graduation. Like schools, companies can encourage a culture of graduation. Here are ways to consider building a culture of graduation into your employer brand at your company: Offer training and education budgets for all employees. Mentorship programs are low-cost ways to build a culture of learning and graduation, no matter what size your company is. Recruit managers by screening them for: Coaching and managerial skills. Blog Culture

Bedside Manners Aren’t Limited to Healthcare Workers

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Naturally, when people approach a difficult conversation, they subconsciously suppress their humanity and emotions to get through it as quickly as possible. Now, many difficult conversations have to be held from afar and through a screen.

10 Sales Interview Questions + Evaluation Tips to Hire Sales Stars

The Hire Talent

However, a sales interview is probably the best context for hiring managers to understand whether they selected and screened the best candidates. How would you describe the organizational culture of your last/current company? Top Tools to Use for Screening Sales Job Candidates.

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4 Ways Working For A Recruiting Firm Can Make You A Better Recruiter

The Execu|Search Group

Often working on a high volume of roles, they are constantly sourcing, screening, and submitting candidates to ensure they can fill requisitions as they come in. Emotional Intelligence. Not only will this teach you how to read the emotions of others, but also about the way you handle challenging situations and communicate with others. Since culture is built around personality, emotional intelligence is key to finding the right fit.”

How Attitude Issues Impact your Team

The Hire Talent

Assessments that measure emotional intelligence and emotional competency are critical to identifying those candidates who lack a sense of personal responsibility. To learn more about our pre-hire assessments to screen for attitude issues, you can book a demo here.

How to improve your employer brand

Workable

Build a culture of graduation. Like schools, companies can encourage a culture of graduation. Here are ways to consider building a culture of graduation into your employer brand at your company: Offer training and education budgets for all employees. Mentorship programs are low-cost ways to build a culture of learning and graduation, no matter what size your company is. Recruit managers by screening them for: Coaching and managerial skills.

What do experts think about the remote work trends in 2020?

Devskiller

As far as whether we will get back to the same routine or stick with remote working, I believe we need to be prepared to work remotely while maintaining a solid company culture virtually as well. Efficiency and emotional intelligence will be key to attracting the best talent. .

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10 Things HR Leaders Are Saying About A.I.

Leoforce

We stand for transparency, intelligence, and innovation. And in order to evolve the talent process to meet this new operating environment, companies are leveraging technology to do a lot of the heavy lifting for them.” – Chris Cancialosi // Culture Leader and Entrepreneur. HR leaders must increasingly turn to predictive intelligence to transform the HR function. AI allows them to run deeper searches, screen more candidates, and make quicker, smarter decisions.

The Business Case for Recruitment Software 

MyRecruitmentPlus

Phone screening. Now the phone screening begins! . The soft skills you discover are their; emotional intelligence, communication skills, interpersonal skills, and personality. Now, the phone screening begins!

10 Things HR Leaders Are Saying About A.I.

Leoforce

We stand for transparency, intelligence, and innovation. And in order to evolve the talent process to meet this new operating environment, companies are leveraging technology to do a lot of the heavy lifting for them.” – Chris Cancialosi // Culture Leader and Entrepreneur. HR leaders must increasingly turn to predictive intelligence to transform the HR function. AI allows them to run deeper searches, screen more candidates, and make quicker, smarter decisions.

My Favorite Recruiting Tools in 2020

WizardSourcer

The tool sources information with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI), checking over 700 million professional profiles across over 30 platforms to gather contact details. I wanted to start the decade right off by highlighting my favorite recruiting tools that I’m using throughout my week.

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Introducing Video-Interview based AI-Talent-Assessment

MyRecruitmentPlus

Simple- humans respond better to visual information in comparison to text materials because visual stimuli evoke emotions and thoughts. Spend weeks scheduling interviews and phone screening. If you don’t know how to do something, what is the first thing you do? You ‘Google it’.

Different Types of Pre-Employment Tests to Boost Remote Hiring

Recruiting Blogs

How well does this person’s values really align with your company culture? We thought we’d break down the different common types of pre-employment screening out there so you can decide what best suits your company and the talent you’re assessing. Personality Screening.

By the People, For the People: How HR Can Lead Digital Transformation in Government

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

For example, an automated recruiting tool enables HR staff to save time and resources by simplifying scheduling, pre-screening candidates and recruiting on the go using a mobile app. That’s because a majority of public sector organizations grapple with the cultural elements of digital transformation: More than 85 percent of agencies cite culture as a challenging aspect of managing the transition.

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. We are looking for an understanding of subject matter content (IT, Sales, Finance, etc), as well as general screening skills in regard to things like job gaps, career progression, job hopping, etc. Step 7: SOFT SKILLS / CULTURE FIT.

The Definitive Guide to Pre-Employment Testing

The Hire Talent

Using pre-employment testing in the screening and hiring process aims to do much of the same thing. There are several types of pre-employment screening tests on the market that assess for nearly everything possible. Choosing the Right Pre-Employment Screening Services.

How AI Will (and Won’t) Change the Way You Work, According to an Expert

Linkedin Talent Blog

That’s because artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are predicted to both displace millions of jobs and create millions of new ones. But humans will remain to do emotional tasks.”. Prediction #1: AI will never replace humans, because it’s incapable of emotional intelligence. Artificial intelligence is, quite simply, reproducing human behavior in a machine.”. But tasks that require emotional intelligence (EQ) are a whole different story.

7 Ways Senior HR Leaders Are Building a Better Future of Work

Eightfold

And HR leaders are concerned that some recent changes in work could negatively impact employee wellbeing, organizational culture, and workforce effectiveness over time. Research also shows that traditional “show up in the office every day” cultures lead to inefficient work practices.

40+ Leadership Skills All Companies Want to Hire For [+ Lists]

The Hire Talent

Now we are back to talking organizational psychology and organizational culture! ” Nevertheless, when people talk about “skills,” they also include personality traits; behaviors; soft abilities; general intelligence; emotional intelligence, and so on.

The 7 Key Features of an Applicant Tracking System

MyRecruitmentPlus

Now the phone screening begins! . The soft skills you discover are their; emotional intelligence, communication skills, interpersonal skills, and personality. Now, the phone screening begins! You can screen large quantities of candidates quickly and efficiently. .

The Business Case for Video-Based Big5 Psychometric Assessments

MyRecruitmentPlus

In the corporate world, the process of recruitment is carried out in this order; call-to-recruit, resumes received, phone screening, live interviews, analysis of candidate’s interviews, final interviews…and then onboarding and training.

The Importance of Personal Connection in the Age of AI

Recruiting Blogs

Advocates for utilizing advanced technology in recruitment cite its elimination of discrimination: automation of resume screening is noted to be instrumental in diversity initiatives by placing a strict focus on skills and removing the implicit bias of human beings. Many hiring managers and company leaders would instead hire professionals with excellent emotional intelligence, work ethic, and motivation. Assessing culture fit.

Unconscious Bias is Holding Back Recruiting: Create Better Companies With AI

Leoforce

Artificial Intelligence creates a more targeted, relevant candidate search, speeding up the sourcing process and making it more objective, creating an easier way to find diverse candidates. . We are trying to ensure that our culture understands how bias exists everywhere, and being aware of it is critical,” says Bridget Boyle, Roche Diagnostics’ vice president of human resources. AI allows recruiters to focus on emotional intelligence.

Unconscious Bias is Holding Back Recruiting: Create Better Companies With AI

Leoforce

Artificial Intelligence creates a more targeted, relevant candidate search, speeding up the sourcing process and making it more objective, creating an easier way to find diverse candidates. . We are trying to ensure that our culture understands how bias exists everywhere, and being aware of it is critical,” says Bridget Boyle, Roche Diagnostics’ vice president of human resources. AI allows recruiters to focus on emotional intelligence.