You’re a more-than-qualified professional ready to take on the job market, and although you know the job search can be highly competitive, you believe your experience, online reputation and accomplishments will make you a shoe-in at any organization. There’s just one problem: No one is calling you back.
This is an all-too-common story in the job search saga. With an average of 250 resumes received per corporate job opening, it’s clear that employers are looking for a little something extra in applicants — and perhaps the key factor you’re missing is emotional intelligence.
Employees with emotional intelligence can instantly take the temperature of the room and adjust to different personalities.