BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Strategic Selection Using Emotional Intelligence

SHRM 2012 Talent Management Conference
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Workplace Application: You will gain valuable techniques for asking questions that validate the presence or absence of critical EQ skills in candidates.

Studies show that 46% of newly hired employees will fail within 18 months and the majority of the reasons are related to low Emotional Intelligence of candidates. The stakes are high as hiring managers are confronted with the challenge of interviewing candidates that are savvier than ever. This presentation provides concise, easy-to-follow strategies for understanding and measuring Emotional Intelligence in candidates.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

Jen Shirkani


Jen Shirkani is the CEO of Penumbra Group and has spent over 20-years as a learning and development specialist, trainer and speaker. Her topics are presented from a leadership perspective filled with practical strategies and immediately useable tips. She lives in New England where she oversees a national talent management firm. She has been a past speaker at national SHRM conferences and at SHRM affiliates in Colorado, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Maine, and the North East. Jen holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership and focuses on leadership development, communication skills and on making common sense more common.

National Harbor 10-11
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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