Communication Test

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The Communication test evaluates a candidate’s ability to communicate in the English language, including the capability to convey meaning and information through both spoken and written communication methods.

It’s an ideal test for pre-employment screening of candidates applying for a variety of roles. A good candidate for any job that requires communication skills will be able to display competency in communicating clearly and concisely with the appropriate tone, use proper grammar and punctuation, practice active listening, and other related skills. This communication test can be used to screen a large group of candidates to select only those that display core communication skills to bring in for an interview.

This test requires candidates to demonstrate their communication skills in real-world scenarios through a series of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.

Sample public questions

Easy
2 min
mca
Public
Verbal Communication
Feedback

Your team doesn’t have anyone skilled in data analytics, so your boss asks you to do your best to analyze visitor behavior on the company’s website. A week later, you ask a colleague on a different team for feedback on your work so that you can improve it before presenting to your boss.

After reviewing your analysis, he says, “This makes no sense. Have you ever worked with data before?”

How do you reply?

Easy
3 min
mca
Public
Written Communication
English Language
Grammar and Punctuation

You drafted an email on your phone in poor lighting while in transit. Now back in the office, you need to proofread what you wrote before sending it out. Read the email draft below.

The agenda for next week’s meeting includes presentations from both the marketing and sales teams. Marisol, you will need to has completed the analysis of the most recent campaign by then. You guys need to present slides of those outcomes at the meeting, OK? Meanwhile, Lucas should do something similar for the sales team. Rather than presenting individual case studies, tries to analyze the quarter as a whole this time. Let's nail these presentations and show the executives how much improvement we have made?

Which sentences have errors in grammar or punctuation?

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Skills and topics tested

  • Verbal Communication
  • Talking to Your Boss
  • Tone and Voice
  • Clarification
  • Pronunciation
  • English Language
  • Written Communication
  • Email Etiquette
  • Handling Miscommunication
  • Grammar and Punctuation
  • Active Listening
  • Persuasion
  • Clear and Concise
  • Giving Instructions

For job roles

  • Account Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Content Writer
  • Customer Support
  • Executive
  • Executive Assistant
  • HR Generalist
  • Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Sales Person

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