Shorthand – US/UK/Australian

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Appropriate For New Applicants
Existing Employees
Comprehensiveness Basic
Administration Time - 30 min
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Scoring Options Internet icon
Language English
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The Shorthand test is a three-minute timed test that measures a candidate’s ability to write down information while listening to an audio recording, and then to type the written information into a word processing program using a keyboard. Candidates are able to pause, rewind, fast forward, and stop the audio player. When the three-minute period is up, candidates are asked to transcribe the information they heard from the audio player into a word processing document. Candidates have unlimited time to type in the information.

Reading Level: 9th grade
Job Levels: Professional Individual Contributor, Manager, Front Line Manager, Mid-Professional
Localizations Available: US English, UK English, Australian
Speeded and Timed: 3 min to listen to audio Unlimited time to type
Approximate Completion Time: 3 minutes
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Shorthand
Product Category: Administrative - Clerical

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