Does your company account for EQ (Emotional Quotient) in the hiring process?  Ex : Personality Test Questionnaire #hiring #hr

Top Answer : No.

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Black Terminal
Software
No.
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Pink Server
Software
No :/
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Red Processor
Consumer Goods
Yes thru a systematic assessment 
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Blue Hard Drive
Construction
Not currently.
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Green Server
Government
We use personality profile
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Yellow Terminal
Professional Services
Yes, though not in a structured manner. We place higher preference to EQ than skills
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Red Cloud
Software
Yes - we have an extra assessment integrated into our interview process
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Pink Terminal
Software
Yes. We assign several EQ measurements to interviewers throughout the interview cycle.
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Yellow Charger
Construction
This is something I do include a part of my process for our construction clients. Some appreciate the personality tests while others don't hold much weight to it. Unfortunately I find a lot of people are still hiring from their gut.
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Pink Monitor
Software
Yes we have candidates take a personality test.
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Blue Charger
Software
Yes
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Blue Monitor
Other Services (except Public Administration)
NO
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Blue Monitor
Manufacturing
No but for current employees we have used Myers-Briggs assessments for whole teams and across teams to discuss how to collaborate and work together better
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Yellow Terminal
Transportation and Warehousing
no
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Orange Processor
Transportation and Warehousing
No. I was hired right before the pandemic began and didn't go through an EQ process.
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Orange Monitor
Professional Services
No
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Blue Server
Educational Services
No, not unless it is requested by the hiring manager or department.
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Pink Terminal
Transportation and Warehousing
That is one of the factors that we’ve been using for a couple of years lately. We had some problems with some managers who lacked EQ that had us into problems. So, besides hard skills assessment we run a battery of tests related to EQ to know more about the candidate than we did before.
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Pink Terminal
Software
Just informally; we assess that during the interviews but there are no formal criteria or a specific test.
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Orange Cloud
Software
Yes, though not through a formal assessment (questionnaire), but through direct observations, social media and reference checking.
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Blue Monitor
Manufacturing
We don’t for hiring but do use it in various leadership training programs
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Red Hard Drive
Construction
No
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Orange Monitor
Software
No
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Orange Processor
Educational Services
Not currently. Not sure it's on the table any time soon. We like to get a sense of "fit" while talking to a wide distribution of folks during the interview process.
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Red Hard Drive
Construction
No but the interviewer definitely consider that
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Blue Server
Professional Services
No
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Red Hard Drive
Professional Services
We have policy of personality assessment test during hiring process.
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