We all know technical and soft skills are important… but they have a new, to many, colleague running around employer circles: emotional intelligence.
In it’s simplest form, Emotional Intelligence is:
- The ability to be aware of manage our own emotions
- The ability to be aware of and understand the emotions of those around us
- The ability to relate and communicate with others in an effective manner
And with a renewed focus on culture and fit, employers consider emotional intelligence, or EQ, a most important attribute for potential hires.
To learn more about EQ and it’s impact on your job search and career, read this helpful infographic from the Brighton School of Business Management…