safety

What’s storytelling got to do with safety professionals?

Posted on Posted in Recruitment, safety

Perhaps the ability to ‘storytell’ isn’t the first skill that springs to mind when you are hiring your safety team? Technical competencies and relevant industry experience tend to be top of the job requirement list for senior safety professionals. And that’s not surprising. Organisations need to be compliant, manage risk effectively, reduce serious incidents and […]

How to interview with emotional intelligence

Posted on Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Recruitment

Everyone is recruiting for Emotional Intelligence these days. It’s not surprising given some of the persuasive evidence that high emotional intelligence is a strong indicator of potential. Type EI or EQ into google, and you will find plenty of  research demonstrating why someone’s emotional abilities has an impact on their behaviour at work. Few would argue […]