Business Writing

Business Writing screens candidates for knowledge of the principles of business writing including letters, grammar, spelling, tone and vocabulary skills.

Description

Screen your candidates for knowledge of the principles of business writing including letters, grammar, spelling, tone and vocabulary skills.  Before you invest time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for:

  • Letters
  • Composition
  • Tone
  • Grammar
  • Spelling
  • Vocabulary

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The Business Writing test measures a candidate’s knowledge of the principles of business writing including letters, grammar, spelling, tone and vocabulary skills. This test is designed for administrative professionals.

Job Family/Title: Administrative Professionals
Localizations Available: US English
Average Testing: Time 27 minutes
Time Allowed: 90 minutes
Maximum Number of Questions: 30
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple Choice – 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.
Product Category: Admin-Clerical

Test Topics

Business Letters
• Basic Structure
• Body
• Close, Signature, Notations, and Initials
• Letters That Get Results
• Reference Letters

Other Formats
• E-Mail
• Memos, Short Notes, & Faxes
• PowerPoint Presentations
• Proposals
• Reports, Business Plans

Principles of Organization
• Expressing Ideas
• Getting Started
• Miscellaneous
• Style, Mood, Active or Passive Voice, & Person

Rules of Grammar
• Miscellaneous
• Parts of Speech (adj,adv, etc.)
• Possessives
• Pronoun Use
• Punctuation
• Sentence Structure
• Subject-Verb Agreement
• Verb Usage

Spelling
• Common Errors
• Plurals
• Simple & Compound Nouns
• Suffixes & Prefixes

Style & Tone
• Positive Communication
• Understanding Your Reader

Vocabulary
• Homonyms, Antonyms, & Synonyms
• Jargon, Euphemisms, Overworked Words, & Slang
• Use of Dictionary, Thesaurus, & Spellchecker
• Words often Misused

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