The Long-Term ROI of Hiring Candidates with High EI

October 18, 2018

One of the most common misconceptions about measuring EI is that it’s like taking a personality test. In fact, emotional intelligence is more about how individuals use and manage their emotions, and unlike a personality test, individuals can enhance emotional skills, whereas they are not likely to change their personality. Furthermore, assessments such as the MHS EQi-2.0 are statistically reliable and can be validated to help make effective hiring decisions.By hiring with emotional intelligence...

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How Emotional Intelligence Benefits Your Recruiting Practice

October 10, 2018

Many of us are familiar with the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI) and how it can be used in a variety of leadership and team management settings. However, the concept of hiring for “soft skills” such as emotional awareness, open-mindedness, and adaptability to change is one that is still emerging in fields such as recruiting.This is something we hear a lot during our workshops and certification sessions: that when it comes to recruiting, it can be easy to only focus on a candidate’s hard...

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