Does Emotional Intelligence Matter When Hiring?
OCTOBER 24, 2016
A resume tells a great deal about a candidate’s qualifications and background, but it fails to reveal much about emotional intelligence (EI). In a workplace where staff members rely greatly on one another, oftentimes must do more with less, and need to be ready to take on unforeseen challenges, emotionally intelligent employees can be a godsend. A similar evaluation exercise is asking a prospective hire to teach you something new, as if you’d never heard of it before.