Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

The Jacobson Group

In today’s complex and often tumultuous environment, high emotional intelligence is one of the hallmarks of a great leader. By being emotionally aware, leaders can better engage their teams, communicate more effectively, enhance performance and increase retention. The term emotional intelligence has been around since the mid-80s, but became prominent in 1995 due to the work of Daniel Goleman. The other 80% is due to emotional intelligence (or EQ).

The Best Recruiters Have High Emotional Intelligence

Recruiting Blogs

Emotional Intelligence is a variable that has been shown to positively affect retention rates across industries. In fact, research has found that companies whose staff displayed higher levels of emotional intelligence, or EQ, had 63% less turnover than companies with lower scores. EQ is the measurement of how one perceives, evaluates, and controls emotion. everything they do involves people and emotions. EQ > IQ for Recruitment.


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5 Essential 2021 Workplace Soft Skills (And How to Recognize Them)

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Featured communication emotional intelligence empathy EQ hiring and retention self awareness self-management workplace soft skillsYes, workplace soft skills still matter.

Mindfulness at Work: Developing a Culture of Mindful Leadership and Empathy

Achievers - Recruiting

It doesn’t inspire creativity, loyalty and retention. Can your message be organized to not disturb the mind and emotions of the recipient? Culture ACE communication culture emotional intelligence empathy employee appreciation mindful leadership mindfulness

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. Because attrition can have such a profound effect on your bottom line, it makes fiscal sense to prioritize retention.

3 Steps: How to Create a Culture of Change That Motivates and Inspires

Achievers - Recruiting

And according to Robert Half , “Businesses with a strong learning culture enjoy employee engagement and retention rates around 30 to 50 percent higher than those that don’t.”. By focusing on learning in the workplace, you’ll be able to see improve retention and improve culture. Step 3: Lead with Emotional Intelligence. Change is hard, because it’s first an emotional experience. How can your company innovate fast enough to surpass the competition?

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The New Era of Talent Retention

Recruiting Blogs

Alistair Reyland from ISL Recruitment takes a look at talent retention. The New Era of Talent Retention. There is an abundance of talent retention articles but they always spiral back to the same old stuff. While the foundation of talent retention, these features often overlook more specific details. With that in mind, we take a look at the changes you can make to future-proof your retention strategy. Talent retention is about empathy.

The Proven Psychology Behind Hiring (and Retaining) Top Talent

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Identifying the so-called “soft psychological skills” of high performers can be challenging, especially when considering that many personality tests are outdated and don’t capture the emotional intelligence attributes of current and new (Millennial/Gen Z) workers in 2019. Employee Retention Hiring & Recruiting HR interviewing interviews Psychological Trait questions Retaining Top Talent Stress Management

Does Your Company Offer Wellness Programs to Attract Talent?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Because stress in the workplace is becoming a widespread epidemic and is likely decreasing your organization’s employee retention rates while increasing its presenteeism and absenteeism rates, as well as its number of healthcare claims—which is costing your organization a whole lot of money. Emotional Self-Care. As more employees are trained to be emotionally intelligent, they are more likely to get emotionally drained.

TL;DR | EY Recruiting, Perfect Hiring, and Storytelling

Social Talent

This week, we bring you news from EY, tips for improving retention, and how to utilise your natural story-telling abilities to make the most of your candidates experience. Technical skills can be learned on the job, b ut leadership, emotional intelligence and other ‘soft skills’ c an turn an experienced candidate into the perfect hire. Another week has been and gone, so it’s time for another round-up!

Why XR Is the Ideal Tool for Reskilling and New Skilling Your Employees

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

The same study found that VR learners were 275% more confident to act on what they had learned during training, which leads to better knowledge retention.

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).

Identifying the Key Differences Between Leadership and Management Skills

Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Group research shows that many organizations equate management with leadership and believe developing leaders’ management competencies are more important than competencies such as emotional intelligence. It drives engagement and talent retention and gives employees a sense of belonging and feeling valued. Emotionally intelligent. Current State.

How to manage a remote team successfully pt 3: Compassion and motivation

Social Talent

With the current COVID-19 crisis leading to more remote working environments than ever before, your emotional intelligence as a manager will be put to the test. . More than ever, you need to check in on the emotional and mental well-being of your team.

Workplace Bullying, the New Normal?

Fistful of Talent

Usually, the bully is a person in a position of authority (a manager or supervisor) who feels in some way threatened by their target or suffers from a deficiency of emotional intelligence. Being proactive may go a long way towards creating a culture of engagement that fosters an emotionally healthy environment for everyone. At age thirteen I was led to an epiphany.

6 Traits Your Managers Must Have

Recruiting Daily Advisor

They listen and practice fairness, and they are highly emotionally intelligent. They also tend to be more emotionally intelligent and inclusive and can significantly mitigate workplace stress, harassment, and bullying. Managers are the backbone of any successful organization, especially because they foster high levels of employee retention and engagement.

Transgenderism In The Workplace: The New Not-So-New Normal

Fistful of Talent

The study of emotional intelligence demonstrates that we humans are pre-disposed to the judgment of others who are different. In any organization, Human Resources is instrumental in building an innovative and creative environment, which will ultimately attract top talent and positively impact your retention. Many years ago I met a co-worker, Terry. Terry was quiet, but friendly enough, a bit of a loner, but social enough.

How to manage a remote team successfully pt 3: Compassion and motivation

Social Talent

With the current COVID-19 crisis leading to more remote working environments than ever before, your emotional intelligence as a manager will be put to the test. . More than ever, you need to check in on the emotional and mental well-being of your team.

Webinar Recap: Do You Really Know What New-Skilling Means?

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

The research involved examining and contrasting survey respondents’ behaviors, practices and attitudes to explore how they influence retention rate, profitability, and innovation at their respective companies. The employment landscape looks noticeably different today than it did in March.

Getting Started with a Competency-Based Skills Audit


These ten skills are data literacy, critical thinking, ‘tech savviness’, adaptability, creativity, emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and diversity, leadership skills, judgment and complex decision making and collaboration. Career development and skills training result in a more engaged and productive workforce, and higher levels of staff retention. Getting Started with a Competency-Based Skills Audit.

How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Because many of these weaknesses are often the result of budget limitations, it's easy to assume that there isn't much organizations can do to boost hiring and retention. Government agencies can take the first step toward improving recruiting and retention by tailoring their learning programs to specific employee preferences, since everyone learns a little bit differently.

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

Achievers - Recruiting

Compared with business units in the bottom quartile, those in the top quartile of engagement realize substantially better customer engagement, higher productivity, better retention, fewer accidents, and 21 percent higher profitability.

5 L&D and Training Programs the Successful Modern Workplace Has

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Organizations must invest in the right high-quality learning and development (L&D) and training programs to remain competitive and innovative in 2019 and beyond, especially as research continually demonstrates that high-quality L&D and training programs lead to higher employee retention rates, highly engaged and productive employees, and a much higher bottom line.

Improve Leadership Development: Begin at the End

Brandon Hall

Organizations need emotionally intelligent and inclusive leaders who can drive business results by motivating and inspiring their teams through feedback, coaching and helping them grow in their careers while also helping the organization grow. There should be several outcomes, ranging from standard business outcomes, such as revenue growth and customer satisfaction, to more specific leader-driven outcomes such as increased talent retention and highly engaged employees.

New Data on Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Visier - Talent Acquisition

and improved their retention of female leaders by 70%. This report found that analytics and dedication to proactive diversity and inclusion programs helped increase female leadership representation and retention, improve diversity, and address inclusion inequity in all business operations.

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The Need to Keep Educating Educators

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Through Cornerstone’s customized courses, the school system will be able to build up teachers’ soft skills and use learning and development programs to boost its recruitment and retention efforts. The suite’s digital courses enable employees to hone new soft skills, like leadership, emotional intelligence and coaching, that they might otherwise have undervalued.

5 Vital Teamwork Skills and How to Test Them

The Hire Talent

Conflict management has a lot to do with emotional intelligence and people skills, so an aptitude and people skills focusing on EQ might help you select candidates better. All employers out there are looking for candidates with excellent teamwork skills.

TIP TUESDAY: The Psychology of Hiring & Retaining Top Talent

The Hire Solution

Identifying the so-called “soft psychological skills” of high performers can be challenging, especially when considering that many personality tests are outdated and don’t capture the emotional intelligence attributes of current and new (Millennial/Gen Z) workers in 2019. Employer Services Hiring TIP TUESDAY Uncategorized hiring hiring psychology interviewing psychological skills psychological traits retentionBy Eric Frazer, Psy.D.,

10 Sales Interview Questions + Evaluation Tips to Hire Sales Stars

The Hire Talent

The question also taps into the candidate’s fast thinking skills, overall intelligence, speed of processing, and decision-making.

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#DidYouKnow: Pre-Employment personality testing goes back as far as 206 BC!

Recruiting Blogs

The results are used to predict candidate success in a particular job by evaluating both cognitive ability and personality factors such as Talent Assessment, Integrity, Emotional Intelligence and Physical Exams. organizations currently utilize high quality assessment tests to narrow down the recruiting pool, determine culture fit and improve employee retention.

Why Your Employees Need to Boost Their Language Skills Right Now

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Training employees in soft skills—including communications-based skills — boosts productivity and retention levels by 12% and delivers a 250% return on investment based on higher productivity and retention. A large portion of human communication is nonverbal, and most current communications-based training in the workplace focuses on this nonverbal communication, as well as things like emotional intelligence.

13 HR Trends: The New Workplace

Achievers - Recruiting

Companies that advocate for frequent recognition are 41% more likely to see increased employee retention and 34% more likely to see increased employee engagement. And yet, employees’ emotional, physical, and mental health has declined and requires more attention than ever given recent months.

Future Proof Your Dealership with a Strategic Staffing Plan


Studies suggest that when employees feel stressed or unhappy, customers may bear the negative brunt of such emotions. Soft skills, such as empathy, attentiveness and emotional intelligence are the keys to a successful team moving forward. .

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. If you’re communicating with a mask on, what emotions are your eyebrows and eyes expressing?

HR Takes Center Stage During the Pandemic

Recruiting Daily Advisor

If there is a silver lining to be found in this year, it lies in the opportunities to positively impact employee morale, well-being, retention, and productivity—all elements necessary for business growth and profitability.

How to ensure psychological safety in the workplace


The emphasis of the research was not on professional skills and team members’ expertise, but rather on group dynamics, personality traits and emotional intelligence.

Staffing Firm Employees are Stressed and It’s Impacting Recruiting Strategies

Spark Hire

Additionally, their ability to exercise emotional intelligence decreases, making it challenging to genuinely connect with candidates. When relationships deteriorate in your staffing firm, productivity and retention will also suffer creating a ripple effect through the workplace. . Retention is dropping. Lowered job satisfaction, in turn, causes retention to drop.

Hiring Leaders: Choosing a Leader, Not a Boss

Glassdoor for Employers

He also said greater customer satisfaction and employee retention will result. Has emotional intelligence that helps them nurture relationships with team members. When your organization is hiring leaders —whether it’s a small team’s manager or the CEO— is the process as thorough and painstaking as it should be?

Future Workforce Predictions: What Can HR Do Today to Prepare for Tomorrow?

Slayton Search Partners

Thus, HR will be responsible for a thorough evaluation of compensation structures, in addition to their recruitment and retention strategies. Companies like IBM are already eyeing initiatives such as personalization of the employee experience, data-driven proactive retention strategies, and smarter career development programs. Soft skills and emotional intelligence are an integral part of this burgeoning reality.

5 Ways to Encourage Professional Development

Glassdoor for Employers

Deloitte’s 2015 report Becoming Irresistible outlined several reasons why a culture of learning will help you create a strong employer brand: Organizations with a strong learning culture have 30-50% higher engagement and retention rates. Emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and communication skills (such as writing or public speaking) are general areas that have been shown to promote employee happiness and business success.