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Hiring for Emotional Intelligence

A great leader is not only about having a comprehensive skill set, experience and being able to nurture and encourage their employees and colleagues but also being able to manage and understand their own and others emotions within different situations and environments.

Emotional intelligence isn't an area which can be quantified on a CV as this requires human interaction, body language, and engaging on a human level. Managers may have sufficient technical skills to complete their day-to-day tasks; however, lack fundamental self-awareness and social skills, making them less adaptable in today's fast-moving world.

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