In a study to evaluate the individual personalities, job satisfaction rates, and employee skills, three candidates reviewed and completed a series of short questionnaires to show how they honestly feel about their current jobs and life in general. The information described below are based on the results from the following assessments: How satisfied am I with my job?; Am I engaged?; How are you feeling right now?; What is my affect intensity?; What is my emotional intelligence score?; and Am I a deliberate decision maker?.
Prior to taking and completing the assessments, the first candidate introduced herself. From the introduction, she mentioned that she is a single 24-year-old who graduated from Hofstra University two years ago and still has yet to find a full-time job in her field of study. For the first assessment, she received a score of…. In addition to being unemployed for an extensive amount of time, she also mentioned that she is stressed because of the amount of money that the school and a loan company require her to pay on a monthly basis. Due to the fact that the current job does not satisfy the amount she needs to cover all of her expenses for the month she is unable to make the necessary payments when they are due. Some of the expenses include food, clothing, and other bills. She is unhappy about her rate of pay for the type of work she does as a nanny because she does not get paid enough. In the other assessments her scores ranged from 20 to 50. This indicates that in a professional work environment and in her personal life she prefers to work on her own instead of working in groups with others. For example, her score for the emotional intelligence assessment is a 38. According to Robbins and Judge (2011), emotional intelligence is based on “genetics and the five basic dimensions self-awareness, self-management, self-motivation, empathy, and social skills.” In management, working with employees with a mentality and... [continues]
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