In our everyday lives, we all tend to show ourselves in a favourable light, depending upon the circumstances. We call this the social desirability bias. When it comes to recruitment, research indicates that a third of candidates have intentionally embellished or misrepresented their qualification to get a job.
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?
Whether you recruiting or carrying out an internal reorganization, failing to take adequate measures when evaluating managers can be an expensive mistake for any business. While management roles may vary from job to job and from company to company, good managers all have certain qualities in common – and it is well-advised to evaluate these in an objective manner.
The following is a list of the key characteristics:
1. Global Vision