7 Ways to Show Emotional Intelligence in a Job Interview

October 05 , 2018

Yes, having solid technical skills is important in landing a job, but maybe not as important as you might think. In fact, in a survey of more than 2,600 hiring managers and human resource professionals, 71% stated they valued emotional intelligence in an employee over IQ. What’s more, 75% said...

Filed Under: Attitude, Emotional Intelligence, how to act in a job interview, interview, Interviews, job interview, job interview behavior, job interview preparation, job market, Job Search, Personality, Professional Development

9 Skills that Pay Dividends Forever

May 25 , 2017

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.

Filed Under: Emotional Intelligence, eq, Good Habits, good habits, life skills, Personality, Professional Development, professional development, Psychology, Self Reflection

8 Habits of Considerate People

August 08 , 2016

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.” It’s true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking.

Filed Under: Body language, Emotional Intelligence, empathy, Good Habits, good habits, Politeness, Psychology

Five Ways Mindfulness Will Launch Your Career

July 07 , 2016

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.

Filed Under: creativity, Emotional Intelligence, focus, mindfulness, Psychology, Stress, stress management, Your Career

7 Character Traits That the Best Employees Share

June 30 , 2016

The difference between success and failure in business usually comes down to one thing: good teamwork. If someone is going to be an employee, he or she needs to work well with me and other team members. For that reason, it's important to identify and hire based on the qualities that predict...

Filed Under: Appearance, Behavior in the Workplace, Best Employees, Character Traits, Confidence, Detail-oriented, Emotional Intelligence, Experience, Personality, personality, Professional Development, Reliability, teamwork

18 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

October 01 , 2015

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source...

Filed Under: Attitude, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, communication, Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Psychology, Relationships, relationships, Self Reflection