The EQ Interview

Finding Employees with High Emotional Intelligence

The EQ Interview

Author: Adele B. Lynn
Pub Date: June 2008
Print Edition: $16.00
Print ISBN: 9780814409411
Page Count: 192
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814410899

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Overview

The only book of its kind- co-published with the Society for Human Resource Management.

With a growing body of research showing that Emotional Intelligence is one of the key indicators of success, smart hiring managers know that choosing employees based on their EQ makes sense. What they don’t know is the best way to do it.

The EQ Interview gives readers the skills and understanding they need to assess candidates’ emotional intelligence and ensure that they’re the right fit for the job. This practical guide explains the five areas of emotional intelligence, and how these competencies enhance job performance. The book then arms interviewers with more than 250 behavior-based questions specially formulated to help determine how applicants have used their EQ in past experiences. Readers will learn how they can analyze and interpret answers to predict future success, and even spot “EQ frauds” to avoid costly hiring mistakes.

Filled with insightful examples, this is the one book that shows readers how to factor emotional intelligence into their hiring process.

About the Author

Adele B. Lynn (Belle Vernon, PA) is the founder and owner of The Adele Lynn Leadership Group, an international consulting and training firm whose clients include many Fortune 500 companies. Her business focuses on helping organizations strengthen productivity and quality through improvements in emotional intelligence and workplace trust. Her previous books include Quick Emotional Intelligence Activities for Busy Managers (978-0-8144-0895-7), The Emotional Intelligence Activity Book (978-0-8144-7123-4) and The EQ Difference (978-0-8144-0844-5).

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