Why Emotional Intelligence Is Important When Hiring Top Talent

Social Talent

People with a high IQ would be deemed intelligent is someone’s IQ the main component when looking at someone’s intelligence – especially in recruitment. Emotional intelligence (EQ) is equally as important in recruitment.

Does Emotional Intelligence Matter When Hiring?

The Hiring Site

A resume tells a great deal about a candidate’s qualifications and background, but it fails to reveal much about emotional intelligence (EI). In fact, 71 percent of hiring managers in a CareerBuilder survey said they value emotional intelligence in an employee more than IQ.

5 Tips to Becoming a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Glassdoor for Employers

Employee Engagement Leadership Emotional Intelligence professional developmentStandout professionals often earn leadership roles because they know their subject matter and industry. Learning to lead, motivate and inspire others requires.

How To Hire Emotionally Intelligent Candidates

The Hire Talent

Emotional Intelligence is one of those intangible qualities about a person that hold so much weight. People with strong emotional intelligence are able to recognize and assess their own feelings and use them to direct their behavior for the best possible results. Typically, employees with high emotional intelligence are motivated, bright, ingenious, and tireless. The post How To Hire Emotionally Intelligent Candidates appeared first on The HIRE Talent.

3 Questions to Evaluate a Candidate’s Emotional Intelligence


But the most often overlooked, and arguably most important, factor you should be looking for is emotional intelligence. When looking to fill an open position, a lot of factors go into the screening process for the perfect candidate.

Why Recruiters Need Emotional Intelligence (Now, Like Never Before)

Undercover Recruiter

As we rely more on data in the recruitment process, the value of recruiters rests in the ability to practice high levels of emotional intelligence to. Why Recruiters Need Emotional Intelligence (Now, Like Never Before). Recruiting Caroline Stokes Emotional Intelligence

15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

ExactHire Recruiting

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

Does Emotional Intelligence Matter When Hiring?

The Hiring Site

A resume tells a great deal about a candidate’s qualifications and background, but it fails to reveal much about emotional intelligence (EI). In fact, 71 percent of hiring managers in a CareerBuilder survey said they value emotional intelligence in an employee more than IQ.

Emotional Intelligence: The Most Overlooked Candidate Skill


But life is a roller coaster and humans are emotional creatures. The key is to understand your emotions and express them in a healthy way that is received well by others. They’re what is known as emotionally intelligent. How to screen for emotional intelligence.

How to Hire Emotionally Intelligent Leaders


Do you know how emotionally intelligent your organization’s leaders are? According to a study in Industrial and Commercial Training, organizations with emotionally intelligent leaders have more engaged and satisfied employees.

How to Look for Emotional Intelligence in a Video Interview

Spark Hire

As cultural fit and personality take center stage, hiring professionals are focusing less on IQ and more on EQ, or emotional intelligence, as an indicator for employees who will work well with others. What is emotional intelligence?

How To Increase Emotional Intelligence On Your Team

Forbes Human Resources Council

Emotional intelligence is the ultimate soft skill, encompassing everything from the way we listen, communicate and resolve conflict to how our teams work together and stay motivated

How to Be an Emotionally Intelligent Leader in the Workplace


Some people are book-smart, some are street-smart, and some are emotionally intelligent. While any business leader would benefit from possessing these qualities, emotional intelligence (EQ) in particular is crucial to establishing a company culture where everybody gets along. A high EQ business leader is capable of expressing their emotions while remaining in control of them, and has a deft touch when it comes to managing interpersonal relationships.

4 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)—and Become a Better Recruiter

Linkedin Talent Blog

Emotional intelligence (EQ) —the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others—is predicted to be one of the most in-demand workplace skills by 2020. To build your EQ, try to put your emotions aside the next time you receive criticism.

4 Steps to Start Recognizing Someone’s Emotional Intelligence


The answers could be related to your colleagues’ levels of emotional intelligence. More than just a buzzword or management fad, emotional intelligence is a critical human characteristic that works in tandem with IQ and personality to help make us who we are at work and in life.

The Human Factor: Why Emotional Intelligence is Critical for the AI Generation

HR Technologist

Embrace digital transformation, but don’t forget to amplify your workforce potential using these 4 tactics, meant for the AI generation. Digital Transformation

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Trumps All Other Traits


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.

Evolve As A Leader: Top 11 Emotional Intelligence Skills For Improved Business Performance

Forbes Human Resources Council

When used correctly, these skills can encourage improved business and employee performance

Ask These 4 Interview Questions to Screen for Emotional Intelligence

Linkedin Talent Blog

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is defined as having a balance of self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skill. To find out, we surveyed recruiters for their best interview questions for sourcing emotionally intelligent hires.

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.

EQ: The Two Little Letters That Could Change Your Hiring Process


Travis Bradberry, the award-winning coauthor of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 , believes that there is a major oversight happening on the part of many recruiters. Emotional intelligence, according to Bradberry, is the single greatest indicator of professional success.

Cultivate Emotional Discipline — It’s Your Secret Weapon at Work

Glassdoor for Employers

Manage Your Brand Emotional IntelligenceA closing pitcher’s role is commonly recognized as the highest pressure position in professional sports. It takes equal parts physical skill and.

3 Interview Questions Guaranteed to Land You the Best Hires

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Trends bad hires best practices Dianna Booher emotional intelligence interview interviewing RecruitingIn the early days, I definitely made my share of bad hires: The employee who stole equipment. The salesperson who never made a sale.

If You Aren’t Hiring People With Soft Skills, You Just Aren’t Hiring Right

Fistful of Talent

’ The term describes those personal attributes that indicate a high level of emotional intelligence.”. Communication Hiring Managers Interviewing Recruiting Talent Acquisition Talent Strategy emotional intelligence Gen Z hiring millennials skills soft skills

How to tell if someone can do a job they’ve never done

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Featured News a-players emotional intelligence hiring learning learning and development new skills people skills Recruiting soft skills Sourcing Talent trainingThis article was co-authored with Abhijit Bhaduri. There are many good reasons for predicting human performance at work.

Don’t Have HR to Back You Up?

Glassdoor for Employers

Employee Engagement Emotional Intelligence Equal Employment Opportunity Commission HR HR Department Small Business TroubleshootingSmall Businesses have to struggle through some serious hardships on their road to success. This is especially true for the smallest of.

Successful Executive Transition is All about People

Brandon Hall

Botches occur because too many executives have too little people acumen – a lack of emotional intelligence as Goleman calls it. Lack of emotional intelligence undermines a leader’s growth and success. Failure rates for new executives can be as much as 75%.

Soft Skills to Look For to Help Strengthen Your Team

Hiring Thing

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The Assessment Testing Process: Unplugged

The Hire Talent

News Screening Resumes The Latest Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests assessment testing hiring process best practices pre-hire assessments test for attention to detail tests for emotional intelligenceDid you know that nearly 70% of US companies use pre-employment assessment tools to test their candidates? So if you’re already using or thinking of using assessments in your hiring process, you’re definitely not alone. All the cool companies are doing it!

How to Help Graduates Develop a Professional Mindset

Undercover Recruiter

Career Management Graduate daniel goleman ei Emotional Intelligence graudates hay groupThere is a discord between what employers are looking for and what grads have on offer.

Musings From the 2018 California Staffing Professionals Conference


The theme of the 2018 conference was artificial intelligence (AI). What we learned at the 2018 CSP Conference. We loved attending the 2018 California Staffing Professionals Conference ( CSP ), and we’re proud to support this outstanding event.

Staffing News of the Day, May 12, 2014

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Emotional intelligence: not just a buzzword , but not the end-all be-all, either [HR Reporter]. FCC to revise broadband-rules plan, but won’t let firms segregate web traffic into fast/slow lanes [WSJ]. Coke comes under fire for what it pays top execs.

Staffing News of the Day, December 9, 2013

Staffing Talk

Hedge funds bring in psychoanalysts to predict behavior & emotional intelligence for recruitment of managers [E Financial News]. Ohio photographer ordered to repay more than $60,000 in workers’ comp benefits [Claims Journal].

Want To Be Prepared For The Future World? Be Human

Staffing Talk

In this post , he asks two questions: How do we prepare ourselves and our children for a future where we are surrounded by ever-increasing intelligent machines? He opines that the two skills all of us will most need tomorrow are emotional intelligence and cognitive synthesis.

Staffing News of the Day, June 28, 2013

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Staffing News of the Day, June 27, 2013

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5 Dehumanising Recruiting Practices to Avoid


Here are 5 'dehumanising' recruiting practices to avoid if you want to take a more emotionally intelligent approach to making better hiring decisions. Hiring Talent Recruiter Tips Recruitment Talent Professionals

How Recruitment Reinvention Starts

Recruiting Daily

John Hollon noted on my inaugural podcast episode for The Emotionally Intelligent Recruiter that candidates used to have a harder time getting in touch […]. Recruitment isn’t the same creature it used to be.

Behavioral Questions Help Screen Potential Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a person’s emotional well-being. Most the time the reason is for poor attitude or low emotional intelligence. Everyone makes mistakes but people with low emotional intelligence often do not take accountability for them.

TL;DR Cultural Intelligence, Networking & Hire by Google

Social Talent

Why is Cultural Intelligence Important? Many out there might be familiar with the terms IQ and EQ (emotional intelligence), but finding a candidate ranking high in CQ (cultural intelligence) is now equally as important.

LinkedIn Needs to Up Its Human Game for Recruiters


LinkedIn is a prime example of the importance of building platforms and social technology that enable the level of emotional intelligence that recruiters need to use in our work. The challenge of using social platforms to reach talent is partly in how cold and detached interactions can feel. We send an inquiry. Perhaps we receive a response, perhaps not. Those times that we do, it’s a cointoss on how it’ll go.

The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

The following articles focus on how to boost your emotional intelligence at work, why recruiters say a lie on a resume is a deal-breaker, how to transform your company's culture, and more. How to Increase Emotional Intelligence on Your Team -- by Michele Markey.

Have You Taken These 6 Steps to Create a More Diverse Workforce?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In the coming years, most L&D departments will invest heavily in more soft skills training programs, including programs in communication skills and in emotional intelligence.