Although emotional intelligence is often undervalued by companies, it will be an even more valuable asset in the future. Right now, companies are spending more time focusing on finding talented, productive people with skills and experience. They also devote a lot of time and resources toward filling in employees’ skill gaps. Although psychometric testing is often used to determine if someone fits in with the company culture, these tests do not adequately measure emotional intelligence. Companies are also under pressure to cut expenses. Fortunately, there is employee training software that can help enhance employees’ emotional intelligence.
- Traditional skills and intelligence are overvalued, with emotional intelligence often being overlooked.
- Many companies focus on improving traditional skills. More resources are given to the development of productivity and cutting expenses.
- New learning software and emphasis on emotional intelligence is available, to better help develop employees.
“The fourth industrial revolution is already knocking on our doors, and according to the World Economic Forum, emotional intelligence is going to become one of the highly valued skills.”