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    Emotional Intelligence Interviewing

    Date: June 13, 2019, 7:45am
    Yamhill County Human Resource Association
    Kent Taylor Hall
    200 NE Second St
    McMinnville, OR 97128
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    About the Presentation: 

    In this session you we will discuss the important role that "Emotional Intelligence" plays in the personal and well as professional success of the person you are interviewing.


    • Define Emotional Intelligence
    • Explain the importance of EI at the workplace
    • Explain the competencies of Emotional Intelligence
    • How to ask EI interview questions
    • Measuring Emotional Intelligence in interview questions

    About the speaker:

    Deborah Jeffries serves as one of the Co-President for HR Answers, Inc.  She has 30 years’ experience in the human resources field (28 in consulting).  As a consultant and trainer, Deborah works with organizations on the employment process, performance management, coaching/counseling, recognition, customer service, harassment, supervision, leadership, improved communication and more. 

    Deborah is popular among her clients – which means a busy training schedule with 20-25 sessions each month.  She also gets to work with SHRM Chapters about once a month for monthly meetings or conferences, etc.  Speaking of SHRM, she has been a member since 1990 and has served on her local, state and regional Boards in a variety of positions over the last (almost) 30 years.

    Deborah’s past work experience includes recruiting, training, education, sales and marketing, and HR in a variety of environments.  She holds a BS in Psychology and a teaching certificate from Willamette University.  She also has her certifications through SHRM and HRCI.

    Clients comment on her "no nonsense" practical approach and her positive attitude.  Those that know Deborah describe her as energetic with a quirky sense of humor, a passion for HR, and a contagious laugh. 

    Let’s get to the fun stuff!!

    Deborah loves to read, do arts and crafts, and play Words with Friends and Candy Crush.  She is a BIG sports fan….Mariners and Seahawks!!!  Her son plays High School basketball and baseball and is pretty darn good!!  So she is always courtside or at the field cheering him on!!!  And if you have M&M’s and a Mocha Frappuccino you have a friend for life!