In September 2017, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of India issued a circular mandating its 19,500 affiliated schools to put their employees through psychometric evaluation. Today, even after more than a year of this rather strict mandate, the schools are still grappling with uncertainty and reservations towards the use of psychometric assessments.
An anonymous CV is one that excludes a person's personal information, i.e. age, sex, pictures, and ethnic background. In the United States, the anonymous CV has been in use for almost as long as its existence, but in many other countries it has just recently become accepted.
Personality and intelligence tests have long been valuable corporate tools. But the more recently discovered emotional intelligence is now starting to earn its place in the HR assessment tool-chest.
What is emotional intelligence?