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

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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.

You Hate Personality Tests, But Do They Work?

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This is what personality testing is like. The use of personality assessments in the workplace is as divisive an issue as they come. This week I talked with a dozen or so staffing business bigwigs who have used personality assessments for hiring their own staff, candidates for clients, and sometimes both. Personality assessments are neither crystal ball mumbo-jumbo nor are they the end-all, be-all recruitment tool.


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The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2020

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Last year, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and analytical reasoning led LinkedIn’s global list of the most in-demand hard skills. 5 is a newcomer, emotional intelligence, a skill important in just about every role. Soft skills are more about behavior and thinking, personal traits and cognitive skills. They’re typically more difficult to measure , but they can also help a person thrive in a variety of roles and industries.

9 Leadership Assessment Tools for Recruiters and CEOs

The Hire Talent

Today, we will discuss leadership assessment. Today’s topic is leadership assessment tools, their validity, performance predictability power, and best ways to use them! As a leadership assessment tool, the instrument addresses both recruiters and companies.

You Have Low Employee Engagement Scores – What Do You Do to Improve It?

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She is an intelligent, well-organized leader with an open mind to learning, which makes her a great trainer. Bayheath added Emotional Intelligence (EI) training with the SW Institute for Emotional Intelligence ; training and development was a key initiative. Look for trends in comments and try to connect the comments with what you’re hearing in person.

What is Psychometric Testing?

Perhaps you were administered an assessment like Myers-Briggs, the Enneagram, or the DISC in high school, or maybe you’ve taken one of the many free self-scoring personality tests or IQ tests available online. What is involved in psychometric assessments? Personality. Intelligence. Emotional intelligence. Personality disorders. Here at Good&Co , we focus on testing both personality and emotional intelligence.

5 Popular Personality Tests and Their Use in Pre-Employment Assessment

The Hire Talent

“What a charming personality he has! ” “Her strong, result-oriented personality recommends her for a management position!” How many Fortune 500 companies asked recruiters to apply popular personality tests when assessing job candidates?

Different Types of Pre-Employment Tests to Boost Remote Hiring

Recruiting Blogs

Pre-employment assessments are designed to measure off-the-resume intangibles and pre-evaluate job performance. How well does this person’s values really align with your company culture? Skills Assessments. Coding Assessments. Personality Screening.

The Importance of Personal Connection in the Age of AI

Recruiting Blogs

However, the total elimination of human judgment may lead to an inadequate assessment of soft skills and personality traits that ultimately leads to longer and lesser-quality searches. . Personal connection is still the principal focus of all talent acquisition efforts—there is also ample evidence to support that placing emphasis on candidates’ technical skills does not always lead to hiring the best candidates. Assessing culture fit.

Emerging Markets, Emerging Issues: Talent Mobility and Global Recruiting.

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Finding the right person to task with the responsibilities for growing an existing business into a new geography or market, obviously, represents one of the most critical hires an employer can make; the success of an organization’s global people strategy, therefore, is largely inexorably intertwined with a company’s expansion strategy as general. This is why it’s so essential for employers to integrate personality assessment tools within their talent selection process.

The Complete Guide to Skill Testing


Here’s how to use skills assessments to fill your open positions and to keep your pipeline full of happy, engaged candidates. A skills test is an assessment used to provide an unbiased, validated evaluation of a candidate’s ability to perform the duties listed in the job description. A personality assessment varies from a skills test in that it predicts how a person will behave in a specific scenario, rather than their ability to complete a task.

The Crucial Hiring Lesson That Sheryl Sandberg Learned From Meg Whitman

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The respondents also noted that spotting certain soft skills and personality traits is key—like decision-making, interpersonal skills, and an analytic, strategic, or entrepreneurial mindset. When building a team, Warren advocates hiring for three key traits : intelligence, energy, and integrity. Personality assessments are a great way to assess a candidate’s emotional intelligence (EQ).

How will the Future of AI Impact Your Job as a Recruiter

Recruiting Blogs

Artificial Intelligence is no longer a science fiction storyline, but a concrete reality that is revolutionizing countless businesses across many industries. Picture an ATS that can instantly search and compile a candidate’s available public information from social media and search engines, providing not just a personality assessment but also a schedule of the hours that candidate is most digitally active.

Your Guide to Hiring Million Dollar Talent

The Hire Talent

Candidate Assessment with insightful tools that help make screening fast and easy for you to determine who will become your absolute rockstar employees. 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! Is it a consensus hire or does one person get the final say? What roles will each person assume? .