Test Your Emotional Intelligence: Improve Your EQ and Learn How to Impress Potential Employers

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In today's competitive workplace more and more companies are using emotional intelligence tests to vet job applicants and assess staff as they increasingly recognize that positive behaviors are just as important as technical expertise. 

Test your Emotional Intelligence
will help readers think about various aspects of their personality and identify their strengths and weaknesses. Each test covers a different personality trait followed by ...

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Overview

In today's competitive workplace more and more companies are using emotional intelligence tests to vet job applicants and assess staff as they increasingly recognize that positive behaviors are just as important as technical expertise. 

Test your Emotional Intelligence
will help readers think about various aspects of their personality and identify their strengths and weaknesses. Each test covers a different personality trait followed by an analysis and assessment that will help to develop potential, build on strengths and improve on areas of weakness. It will help readers think about various aspects of their personality, including: 

-social intelligence 
-self-confidence 
-level of assertiveness 
-ability to cope under pressure 

There are no right or wrong answers, but practicing the types of questions readers may face will calm nerves and equip them with the self knowledge needed to always be one step ahead.

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"...helps job seekers prepare for the emotional quotient tests companies use to measure applicants' attitudes, habits, and values." — Book News, Inc.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749462307
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2011
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 178
  • Sales rank: 831,009
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Carter is an IQ test expert who is continually devising new IQ tests and puzzles. He has written over 100 books covering all aspects of testing, crosswords, puzzles and reasoning. These include IQ & Psychometric Tests, and The IQ & Psychometric Test Workbook, both published by Kogan Page.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Strength of character 4

Scoring 8

Assessment 8

2 Success factor 10

Scoring 16

Analysis 16

3 Attitude 18

Assessment 24

4 Social intelligence 26

Assessment 29

5 Content or restless 32

Scoring 37

Analysis 37

6 Extrovert or introvert 40

Scoring 46

Analysis 46

Assessment 48

7 How assertive are you? 50

Scoring 57

Analysis 58

Assessment 59

8 Laterality 61

Assessment 72

9 Optimist or pessimist 73

Assessment 79

10 Aggression 82

Assessment 89

11 Adventurous or timorous 91

Scoring 97

12 How patient are you? 98

Assessment 102

Analysis 102

13 Planned or spontaneous 104

Scoring 109

Assessment 109

14 Self-confidence 110

Assessment 115

Analysis 115

15 Emotional 118

Assessment 121

Analysis 122

16 How well do you cope under pressure? 123

Assessment 129

Analysis 129

17 Tactful or undiplomatic 133

Assessment 138

18 Leadership factor 140

Assessment 144

Analysis 144

19 Tough or tender 146

Assessment 149

20 Open or closed 152

Scoring 157

Assessment 157

21 Do you have the gift of thrift? 160

Assessment 164

Analysis 164

22 How obsessive are you? 166

Scoring 172

Analysis 172

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