What is EQ and why every company needs it
Gone are the days when IQ and skills were the primary (or even only) factors when deciding whether to hire someone. Now, most HR teams are paying closer attention to skills that can help determine success in a role, such as personal skills and traits that make a good leader, efficient employee, and good problem solver. To do the same, you need to know about the emotional intelligence (EQ). What is EQ? There is no [...]
Taking Team Dynamics into Account During the Recruitment Process
Hiring often looks simple from the outside. An inside look shows a process complex enough to have thousands of studies dedicated to single aspects of recruitment. Companies spend millions on assessing, training, and hiring the right people to drive their companies, and for good reason. The right people can make or break a business. People-fit is a crucial topic, and one that many companies don’t spend enough time on. Today, the lens of hiring is [...]
What Goes into Quality Employee Screening?
Employee screening functions to ensure only the right candidates make it to interviews. This serves the dual purpose of reducing time and investment spent at later steps and reducing the risk of a wrong hire. Screening can be as simple as a background check or as complex as a multi-pronged behavior, competency, and personality assessments alongside those (mandatory) checks. In either case, your employee screening will determine who moves into hiring processes. Having quality screening [...]