It has been reported that 25% of hiring managers feel that emotional intelligence is undervalued during the hiring process. When employers want to find the highest-quality candidate for a certain position, they take the time to perform thorough background checks, issue adequate testing, and visit job fairs across the nation. Many hiring managers issue a form of testing called psychometric tests, but these tests cannot gather information regarding how extroverted someone is, and what personality traits they hold.
- When employers are looking for the highest quality employees, they check out local job fairs, perform background checks, and present the individual with extensive testing.
- Those who are applying for management positions will often have to go through psychometric testing.
- As far as human resources go, these positions are typically held for those who are able to get things done immediately, without an extended turnover rate.
“Hiring preferences orbit around the skill gaps identified by the L&D department, and the chances are that these are not in any way related to emotional intelligence.”
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