Best resources for emotional intelligence

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Emotional intelligence (EI) is a very useful skill in the workplace and is an increasingly sought-after skill by employers. But what does it mean, and how do you improve and demonstrate your emotional intelligence?

We had a look on the mycareer e-learning hub and found these top 5 articles to help you learn more.

What is emotional intelligence? 

“Organisations tend to be much more interested in your emotional intelligence, because that will help you to keep developing and keep dealing with different challenges and different situations you find yourself in.”

Progressing your career with E.I.

“A recent survey found that 90% of top performers have high emotional intelligence (EI). That’s because many of the key skills you need to be successful in your career require a high degree of emotional intelligence.”

E.I. for better relationships and productivity

“We, as a species, have a habit of holding other people responsible for how they ‘make’ us feel. But how true is that widely held belief? Can other people actually have control over our emotions?”

Emotional intelligence for early careers

“It’s often difficult to know how to develop EI in your day-to-day life, so this video takes real-life examples to help strengthen your awareness and management of your emotions.”

4 tips to demonstrate EI at an interview

“A big part of EI is being aware of others and their strengths, so give credit where it’s due and link past successes back to the wider team.”

For more tips on emotional intelligence, take a look at the other learning resources on this subject and many others on the mycareer e-learning hub.