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Listening skills test to assess listening skills of candidates accurately

Listening skills test is a pre-employment aptitude test that employers use to assess and filter candidates based on their active listening skills. It is a tool to determine candidates' interpretation of spoken English and whether they understand the nuances of listening. 

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Having excellent listening skills is essential, especially in the corporate world. Effective listening skills mean being able to comprehend what the other person is saying. It involves receiving the information, recalling and interpreting it successfully to solve problems. Listening skills are essential for customer/client-facing roles. It is vital to understand the requirements of the customer/client, solve their problems, and make the customers/clients feel heard and understood. As the name suggests, Mercer| Mettl's listening skills test helps evaluate a candidate's ability to listen and comprehend the shared information. 

Mercer| Mettl's listening skills assessment helps employers identify talented candidates from an ocean of resumes, enabling them to make objective hiring decisions. The test significantly reduces the administrative overhead of assessing and interviewing too many candidates and saves ample time while filtering out unqualified candidates. In addition, this pre-employment aptitude test is used to screen candidates for the essential attributes employers look for in potential candidates. Mercer| Mettl's listening skills test has been specially crafted to help assess whether a candidate can understand and interpret the shared message and draw valid conclusions to solve problems accordingly.

Actionable insights generated from the listening ability test can be used by hiring managers to identify candidates' strengths and weaknesses for the desired roles. In addition, anti-cheating and online proctoring features enable test administrators to feel at ease with conducting assessments online. 

Designed by subject matter experts, this online comprehension test includes ten questions to be completed in fifteen minutes. Moreover, the candidate's skills are evaluated on the three levels - easy, medium and difficult.

Key profiles the test is used for:

  • Customer Care Agents/Representatives
  • Sales Representatives
  • Consultants

Use this test for:

  • Recruitment: Identify the suitable hires for your organization by using this test.
  • Learning and Development: Understand the current proficiency level of an employee; train and develop employees effectively.


This Assessment is a part of following Skills Libraries

Listening Competency Framework

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Listening Skills

This listening skills test can help assess the candidate's ability to attentively listen, receive and effectively understand what other people say in a communication process.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Effective listening skills help in understanding information being shared verbally. If the information is comprehended well, it further helps in solving problems and taking smart decisions.

Mettl Listening Skills Assessment contains audio based question. Candidates are required to listen to the audios and then asnwer the questions based on them.

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