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Plan Your Workforce of Tomorrow, Today.

Chances are the global pandemic has impacted your business. Whether learning to manage a virtual workforce or restructuring your company due to loss of revenue, we are all navigating new challenges with the way we work. Emotional Intelligence is more important to organizational success than it has ever been. Eighty percent of the competencies that correlate to success at work relate to emotional intelligence.

 

The Workforce Tomorrow Initiative is a research study designed to identify core emotional intelligence competencies that correlate to objective performance data and great workplace cultures. This initiative was created to help you make strategic human capital decisions that positively impact your workforce of tomorrow. There is no cost to participate in the study.

Your Company Can Participate in Workforce Tomorrow at No Cost

ZERORISK HR is fully funding the Workforce Tomorrow Initiative. Research projects such as this typically cost upwards of $10,000 for each participating organization. This complimentary study provides an excellent opportunity for your organization to define best practices to enhance your financial performance and retain a quality workforce without an upfront investment.

 Apply today to see if you qualify for the study. 

Workforce Tomorrow Application

Complete the form below to apply for the Workforce Tomorrow Research Initiative. Once we receive your application, we will contact you with more details.

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Study Participants Receive:

Emotional Intelligence Report 

Each employee that participates in the study will receive an emotional intelligence report. This report is geared for the use of the employee’s direct manager to provide ongoing management, training and development, career pathing, and retention tips. It includes:

o    Individual strengths and weaknesses o    Optimum working environment

o    Personal work style summary

E.Q. Hiring Benchmark Report 

A job title unique to your organization will be selected as part of the study and the resulting data will produce a validated hiring benchmark.

 

This benchmark will display the critical emotional intelligence competencies that correlate to success for that position in your company.

 

This objective hiring tool will allow you to compare future candidates against the benchmark. 

Study Findings Report 

After the study is complete you will receive a report highlighting the results of each job title included in the study. The report will outline recommendations in:

o    Candidate Interviewing and Selection o    New Employee Orientation

o    Leadership Training and Development

Benefits of

Participating:

In addition to the reports you will receive for participating in the study, the information from the reports will help you:

•    Identify Core Success Competencies

•    Increase Employee Productivity  

•    Improve Leadership

•    Enhance Communication

•    Reduce Unwanted Turnover

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What Is Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ)?


A set of competencies demonstrating the ability one had to recognize their behaviors, moods, and impulses and to manage them best according to the situation. In essence, EQ is the pattern of how people's biases in their thinking leads them to think one thing or choice is better than another, as well as their clarity in differentiating within those biases to exercise clear and sound judgment.




What does EQ matter at work?


The following outlines a set of five emotional intelligence competencies that have proven to contribute more to workplace achievement than technical skills, cognitive ability, and standard personality traits combined.

  1. Intuition and Empathy. Our awareness of others' feelings, needs, and concerns. This competency is important in the workplace for the following reasons.

  • Understanding others: an intuitive sense of others' feelings and perspectives, and showing an active interest in their concerns and interests
  • Customer service orientation: the ability to anticipate, recognize, and meet customers' needs
  • People development: ability to sense what others need in order to grow, develop, and master their strengths
  • Leveraging diversity: cultivating opportunities through diverse people
  1. Political Acumen and Social Skills. Our adeptness at inducing desirable responses in others. This competency is important in the workplace for the following reasons.

  • Influencing: using effective tactics and techniques for persuasion and desired results
  • Communication: sending clear and convincing messages that are understood by others
  • Leadership: inspiring and guiding groups of people
  • Change catalyst: initiating and/or managing change in the workplace
  • Conflict resolution: negotiating and resolving disagreements with people
  • Building bonds: nurturing instrumental relationships for business success
  • Collaboration and Cooperation: working with coworkers and business partners toward shared goals
  • Team capabilities: creating group synergy in pursuing collective goals

  1. Self-Awareness. Knowing one's internal states, preferences, resources, and intuitions. This competency is important in the workplace for the following reasons.

  • Emotional awareness: recognizing one's emotions and their effects and impact on those around us
  • Accurate self-assessment: knowing one's strengths and limits
  • Self-confidence: sureness about one's self-worth and capabilities
  1. Self-Regulation. Managing one's internal states, impulses, and resources. This competency is important in the workplace for the following reasons.

  • Self-control: managing disruptive emotions and impulses
  • Trustworthiness: maintaining standards of honesty and integrity
  • Conscientiousness: taking responsibility and being accountable for personal performance
  • Adaptability: flexibility in handling change
  • Innovation: being comfortable with an openness to novel ideas, approaches, and new information
  1. Self-Expectations and Motivation. Emotional tendencies that guide or facilitate reaching goals. This competency is important in the workplace for the following reasons.

  • Achievement drive: striving to improve or meet a standard of excellence we impose on ourselves
  • Commitment: aligning with the goals of the group or organization
  • Initiative: readiness to act on opportunities without having to be told
Optimism: persistence in pursuing goals despite obstacles and setbacks




Why is EQ important during a recovering economy?


Employees with high levels of emotional intelligence can more effectively make decisions in stressful situations and can empathize with the needs of their colleagues and clients than those who have low EQ.




What is the Workforce Tomorrow Initiative?


This human capital research study will correlate Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ) competencies to employee and organizational performance metrics like:

  • Revenue
  • Net Promotor Score
  • Employee Engagement & Satisfaction
  • Turnover
  • Customer Satisfaction Index

The main objective of the study is to identify the core emotional intelligence competencies that corelate to objective performance data and great workplace cultures. This information will help companies accurately hire, develop, and retain the best employees for their specific positions and company culture.




How much does it cost to particiapte?


ZERORISK HR is fully funding the Workforce Tomorrow Initiative. Research projects such as this typically cost upwards of $10,000 for each participating organization. This complimentary study provides an excellent opportunity for your organization to define best practices to enhance your financial performance and retain a quality workforce without an upfront investment.




How do I participate?


Complete the application above to apply to participate.

Is there a minimum company size to participate?

No, there is no minimum company size however to conduct the job study you must have multiple people in the same role so there are enough data points to conduct a valid study. If you do not have multiple people in the same role, we can conduct a study on the company culture instead of a specific position.




What happens if I am selected?


You will be notified by ZERORISK HR and then asked to complete the following process to participate in the study:

Step 1 Identify one critical job title for your organization and who the top performers are. You may have as many people as you like included in the study just so long as they are in the same role.

Step 2 Provide ZERORISK HR, with a job description for the position included in the study, and an overview of your organization’s performance criteria for the role being studied.

Step 3 Have your employees complete the 20-minute, emotional intelligence assessment, (provided by ZERORISK HR). The assessment is online and can be taken on a mobile or desktop device.

Step 4 Once your group has completed the online assessment, ZERORISK HR will contact you with your organization’s results within 30 days to schedule a call to provide a debriefing summary of your company’s study results.




What happens to the data collected from my company during the study?


The data collected specific to your organization is considered confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of your organization. ZERORISK HR will use the data to publish the research but it will be confidential and neither your organization or employee details will be named. Your information will not be sold or shared with anyone.