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Help Young Talent Develop a Professional Mindset

There is a chasm between what business leaders expect from recent graduates, and what these new hires offer. In a Hay Group study of 450 business leaders and 450 recent graduates based in India, the US, and China… a massive 76% of business leaders reported that entry-level workers and recent grads are not ready for their jobs.

In most cases, these hires are intelligent, ambitious, and technically savvy. They have proven their ability to accomplish the work. They’re committed and passionate about rising through the ranks. So what are these new professionals missing?

They’re lacking emotional intelligence skills.

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Help Young Talent Develop a Professional Mindset

  1. 1. soft skills intelligence commitment ambition passion tech smarts Hay Group surveyed 450 business leaders and 450 recent graduates based in India, the US, and China. A massive 76% of managers reported that entry-level workers and recent grads are not ready for their jobs. New grads don’t value emotional intelligence’s role in professional environments. And we know these qualities are necessary for strong motivation, sustained focus, and productive collaboration. The signifiers of emotional self-regulation are easily identified. A person who knows how to self-regulate possesses: This is an opportunity for new grads to: The HR and EI Collection is designed to fill the gaps in your learning and development library. HR executives, senior leaders, and management coaches can tailor team trainings or one-on-one sessions to address common performance obstacles. Visit to find the right collection for you. Introduce specific time management methods. When you’re interrupted, practice asking yourself: Can this wait? You’ll find that the answer is almost always Yes. Communicate this clearly — and kindly. • Collaborative • Adaptable • Resilient • Open to Diversity • Cool-Headed • Empathetic • Clear Communicator • Good Listener • Self-Disciplined Skills New Professionals Have Skills New Professionals Lack 69% believe soft skills get in the way of doing their job well. 70% believe their technical skills are more valuable than their soft skills. 90% believe employees with strong soft skills deliver a better commercial impact. 91% believe employees with refined soft skills advance faster. 85% see technical skills as the basic necessity for new hires, while soft skills are what set them apart. an inclination towards reflection and thoughtfulness acceptance of uncertainty and change integrity — specifically, the ability to say no to impulsive urges practice face-to-face communication make connections hear interesting career stories see another aspect of the organization get a big picture perspective illustrations by bryant paul johnson WHAT BUSINESS LEADERS EXPECT VS WHAT RECENT GRADUATES OFFER THE GRADUATE’S MINDSET THE LEADER’S MINDSET PROMOTE SELF-REGULATION CREATE A MENTOR PROGRAM TEACH TIME MANAGEMENT THE CHALLENGETHE CHALLENGE THE FINDINGSTHE FINDINGS THE SOLUTIONTHE SOLUTION LEARN MORELEARN MORE