Insightful Articles About Our Approach and Programs
Employees and leaders with effective emotional intelligence support higher morale, employee engagement, retention, and increase the productivity of the organization. Emotional intelligence consists of a set of skills that can be developed.
Learn why developing emotional intelligence skills in your employees improves individual and organizational performance, yielding a significant return on investment.
The DA Talent Identification program uses a multi-step approach to candidate recruiting, screening and skill evaluation grounded in the science of hiring, the now well understood importance of emotional intelligence and the need to reduce bias in hiring decisions. This unique talent identification program goes beyond the traditional approach of passive recruitment, comparisons of resumes without a consistent standard and overreliance on interviews for measuring skills.
A number of myths persist about the success of traditional hiring and promotional methods. Making the wrong decisions in how to evaluate people for promotion or selection costs the organization roughly five times the annual salary and benefits for that position and traditional methods have been found to be less predictive of selecting the right candidate less than 50% of the time! Flipping a coin would be more accurate.
Successfully Evaluating Candidate Skills with Assessment Centers – What exactly is an assessment center?
The evaluation of an individual’s potential to perform in a managerial capacity is an important problem for those responsible for the development of managers. Making a mistake can costs tens of thousands of dollars. In order to make an effective assessment, we need more detailed information than that obtained through traditional methods. The qualifications needed for management responsibilities differ from those needed on non-management assignments. An assessment center is a means of gathering relevant information, under standardized conditions, about an individual’s capabilities to perform a managerial position.
Finding a job can be a difficult and frustrating experience. Learn about common mistakes applicants make in the hiring process that may reduce their chances of having their resume read or being selected for an interview.