Category Archives: Hiring

How to Hire for Social Awareness and Social Skills

By Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. It makes a huge difference to hire for social-emotional competencies.  Most of us have suffered with at least one employee who has major weaknesses in terms of social awareness and social skills.  Those are costly mistakes … Continue reading

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How to Hire Employees with Strong Self-Management Skills

It makes a huge difference to hire for social-emotional competencies.  So, you want to know HOW?  In this paper, I share my favorite interview questions to evaluate for the competencies of self-regulation and self-motivation. Ask questions in the interview process … Continue reading

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How to Hire for Natural Talents and “Fit”

In my last paper, I shared research demonstrating the importance of hiring for talents and emotional intelligence. Reflecting on my own experience, I have worked on developing skills for hiring with a focus on talents and emotional intelligence for many years … Continue reading

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Hiring for Success– part 1

Hiring is Priority 1!  Jim Collins says the first thing you have to do to take your organization from Good to Great is “get the right people on the bus.”  I have found this to be true as well. So, … Continue reading

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