Daniel Goleman (1998), author of the bestseller, Emotional Intelligence: Why it can Matter More Than IQ, defined emotional intelligence, commonly called EQ (Emotional Quotient), as “the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions well in ourselves and in our relationships.”…


Pre-employment screening is an important process while hiring a suitable candidate for a particular job role. In this process the recruiters or the organization verifies the information which the candidates have supplied through their applications and resumes or CVs. In pre-employment screening, recruiters use different tests, tools, methods, activities or…


Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer (1990), were the ones who coined the term emotional intelligence and defined it as “the subset of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one’s…


Emotional Inteligence at TPSG

What is Cognitive Ability?

The word Cognition is defined as the mental processes or mental activities which are associated with thought, language, reasoning, decision-making, and other mental processes. General cognitive ability is the “ability that consistently differentiates individuals on mental abilities regardless of the cognitive task or test” (Jensen, 1998)…


6 Steps to Selecting a Behavioral Assessment Tool

Parameters to be considered before selecting the behavioral assessment tool for your organization

Generally the only parameter that is given the most significance is cost of the assessment. This makes the companies pick up the cheapest option, under an assumption that all psychometric assessment tools are accurate and reliable. I…


Why should recruiters use cognitive ability test?

Laszlo Bock, V. P Talent-Google, mentions in his book — ‘Work Rules’ that general cognitive ability is one of the top most parameter that they look for in a candidate while hiring at Google. …


Importance of Psychometric Assessments for Hiring

The usual process of hiring an employee to work at a company is quite familiar. This old convention begins with the publishing of a job description to attract potential candidates, after which the pool of applicants is rigorously screened to single out qualifications and traits that would be helpful for…


Are we in a wrong career?

A study done in London in 2017 showed that as many as 20% of college students believed they had chosen the wrong courses, mostly out of parental pressure or lack of research. …


Emotional Intelligence: The Importance of a High EQ

What is emotional intelligence and how is it formed?

Defined as the ability to understand, use and reason with one’s own emotions, emotional intelligence (also known as EQ) is a measure of one’s ability to defuse interpersonal conflicts, empathise with others’ struggles, communicate aptly and relieve stress.

Each person’s EQ…


Role of Emotional Intelligence in Worklife Success

Emotional Intelligence or Emotional Quotient or EQ, as it is widely known as, is nothing but an awareness about recurring patterns of emotions and feelings that an individual has.

Now we all know what impact emotions can have on our decision making or on our way of working. We need…

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TPSG helps the leadership team in aligning business strategy with people strategy to achieve the business goals with the power of scientific psychometric system

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