Tag: Emotional Intelligence


The Future of Preemployment Testing

Preemployment testing has been around in some form for decades, helping recruiters and HR staff prescreen candidates prior to the interview process. However, after a long period of relative stagnation, preemployment testing is now evolving. There are a number of reasons why, from new research to new technology, and both employers and candidates benefit from […]


Harvey Specter on human resources

It is challenging to make an attempt at wit and entertainment after the news of the brazen act of violence in Nice, France during a Bastille Day celebration last week. My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Nice, France as they deal with this horrific tragedy.    Season 6 of Suits aired on USA […]


Leading with emotional intelligence

by Jimmy Daniel 75% of careers are derailed for reasons related to emotional competencies, including inability to handle interpersonal problems; unsatisfactory team leadership during times of difficulty or conflict; or inability to adapt to change or elicit trust. —The Center for Creative Leadership It does not matter what your IQ is or how smart you […]


Results or Relationship Minded? How to Balance your Leadership Priorities

By Lee Ellis Abraham Lincoln has been repeatedly voted as our most popular president, probably because he achieved great results in the face of incredibly difficult circumstances. But, how did he do it? When I posed this question to hundreds of corporate managers when facilitating leadership development, overall attributes fell into four areas of leadership […]


Getting a handle on emotional intelligence can smooth the way for a diverse workplace

by Tammy Binford Proponents of a diverse workforce understand that an employee group made up of all ages, races, and cultural backgrounds has a lot to offer. In spite of the advantages of diversity, though, employees’ differences can lead to a lack of understanding that holds everybody back. But is there a secret to capitalizing […]