Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent Hr...

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Item#: 9781599186580
Author Stokes & West
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How do you hire, onboard, and retain a great team?

You start by viewing your company through the EQ lens to discover your organizational obstacles—theelephantsstanding in the way of your company's success.

Headhunter and executive coach Caroline Stokes delivers a blend of recruiting and emotional intelligence strategies essential to helping you identify and tackle your elephants and acquire and retain key hires—thoseunicorns—that will help your company stand out, stay resilient, and drive growth.

Each chapter walks you through an organizational obstacle, gives you easy-to-implement advice, unpacks a key emotional intelligence factor, and offers questions for reflection so you can unlock your team's ability to hire the best candidates for the job. You'll also learn how to:

Take ahuman-centricapproach to your recruiting processCreate an onboarding process that fits yourcompany cultureDeliver honest feedback withemotional intelligenceandempathySharpen your negotiating skills so you can focus on what matters most to key hiresBreak your team's addiction to busy and reclaim your creativityFind the root cause of yourfake unicorns

Plus, get an inside look at how industry leaders are setting the pace for diversity, inclusion, and support to help you navigate today's workplace landscape.