Interpersonal Communications

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Comprehensiveness Basic
Administration Time - 30 min
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Scoring Options Internet icon
Language English
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The Interpersonal Communications test measures the candidate's knowledge of how to employ effective verbal and non-verbal communication to send his or her message and manage conflicts. Designed for all professionals, this test covers the following topics: Communication and Perception, Group Communication and Team Work, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Interviewing and Communication, Intrapersonal Communication, Listening, Nonverbal Communication, Technology in Communication, Verbal Communication, and Language.

Job Level: Professionals
Localizations Available: US English
Time Allowed (minutes): 90
Maximum Number of Questions: 30
Approximate Completion Time: 22 Minutes
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) technology dynamically adjusts the test to the level of the test taker resulting in shorter test times, increased accuracy and enhanced security.
Category: Business Skills

Test Topics

Communication and Perception
• Empathy
• Interpretation
• Labeling, Stereotypes, and Cultural Stereotypes

Group Communication and Team Work
• Advantages and Disadvantages
• Handling Conflict and Difficult Situations
• Participation, Roles and Responsibilities
• Types of Leaders and Leadership

Intercultural Communication
• Developing/Improving Intercultural Skills
• Direct vs. Indirect Communication
• Importance of Effective Intercultural Comm.
• Obstacles/Barriers to Effective Communication

Interpersonal Communication
• Communicating with Peers
• Communicating with Subordinates
• Communicating with Superiors
• Effective and Appropriate Interpersonal Comm.
• Intrapersonal Communication
• Nonverbal Communication

Interviewing and Communication
• Interviewee's Role: Participating
• Interviewer's Role: Conducting
• Prep/Planning: Interviewer and Interviewee
• Types of Interviews

• Importance of Effective Listening for Success
• Improving Listening
• Misconceptions About Listening
• Obstacles/Barriers to Effective Listening

Technology: Oral and Written Communication
• E-Mail Etiquette
• Style: Producing a Readable Document
• The Writing Process

Verbal Communication and Language
• Barriers, Problems and Limitations
• Criticism and Praise
• Dialogue and Promoting Effective Dialogue
• Using Language/Verbal Communication Effectively

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