This assessment will help identify the external candidates and employees who can thrive in a dynamic, changing environment. It also identifies the areas your employees need to develop going forward. Emotionally intelligent managers have fine-tuned people management skills, their teams tend to perform well, they are motivated and have high morale, which contributes to staff loyalty and high retention. It indicates how well the candidate or employee understands and manages his or her emotions, how well they interpret and deal with the emotions of others, and how they use this knowledge to manage relationships.