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Ever since the term emotional quotient has been coined, the debate between EQ and IQ has taken shape. The world is torn regarding which is considered to be more beneficial. It’s a bit like comparing the need to be book smart or street smart. What is EQ? Before any judgment can be made, you need to understand what an Emotional Quotient is. Emotional intelligence is an individual’s ability to identify, evaluate, control, and...
Working in an advertising agency is a dream for those seeking a creative job. Advertising is a vast subject and there’s always something new happening in this industry. To land a job in this competitive industry, you need to set yourself apart from the crowd. Our experts are here to help you secure a job in an advertising agency of your choice. Just follow these simple tips! Read up as much about the agency It’s...
In work settings where employees are required to interact with a wide range of people—all with different personalities and experiences—it is critical for them to have high levels of emotional intelligence  to better work as a member or a leader of the team.   When organizations start to take emotional intelligence into consideration, they hire empathetic, collaborative and adaptable employees. By having people on...
As business professionals, you’re expected to have technical knowledge and skills that help you at your job. You’re expected to know the ins and outs of the industry you work in to help improve innovation in the organization you’re employed at. Your entire career, however, is mainly dependent on your emotional intelligence, whether you realize it or not. Emotional intelligence is what distinguishes outstanding performers...
Every year, in the United States, approximately 1.9 million  individuals graduate with a bachelor’s degree. They move on to working for organizations, complete their master’s degree or are unable to find a job. Before entering the job market, it’s essential you polish certain skills. Your time in college isn’t just about learning the technicalities of your field; you have to learn certain skills that make...
According to the New York Fed , unemployment rates among fresh graduates increased in the second quarter of 2019. For the first time ever in American history, fresh graduates are more likely to be unemployed than any other workforce group, according to HuffPost . Take matters into your own hands to ensure you get a job as you get out of college. Here are some of the best tips that can help you land your first job: Apply for jobs...
  Choosing a career path to follow is one of life’s most important decisions. The emphasis on this decision is mainly due to the fact that many believe they can’t change their career path later on in life. Only 13%  of the labor force in the United States is passionate about their jobs, according to Deloitte. But how do you choose something you want to do for the rest of your life? The answer is simple, follow...
Regardless of the number of job interviews you go for, each one seems like the first and it doesn’t get any easier. With each interview, you get to meet new people and try your best to sell yourself and the set of skills you have. No matter what you’re going through at the time, you need to show yourself to be enthusiastic and interested, especially if you are going for an interview for the job you love. An average job attracts...
If you have recently dealt with prospective employees ignoring your calls, or not showing up to interviews then it’s possible you have been a victim of a trend that has recently become popular with jobseekers- ghosting. Studies indicate  that more than half of applicants find it reasonable to ghost potential employers. According to the study, some applicants may be ghosting in response to being ghosted by another company. It...
Background checks are essential tools in making sure you hire the right candidate. A background check is an investigation into the applicant’s background to ensure that employers gain a more holistic insight into who the applicant is as a person. It is only after considering all aspects that employers can come to a well-informed decision. Background checks usually consist of looking up criminal records, employment history, and work...
Have you noticed a lack of employee engagement or are you struggling to recruit the best talent? Even if your company offers competitive salaries, generous benefit packages and fun a culture; a poorly designed workplace can significantly affect employee productivity, retention and recruitment. So here are some reasons why your workplace needs to be well-designed and appealing to current and prospective employees. Workplace Design...
Attracting the right candidates is one of the biggest hurdles faced by that recruiters. According to research conducted by Get App , the biggest recruitment challenge companies face is a shortage of skilled candidates. The decrease in unemployment rates  points to greater job availability for job seekers. As such, it’s employers who are now fighting over employees. In a job market where candidates can pass over any job,...