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Persuasive Skill

Persuasive Skill

Evaluates assertiveness, persuasion skills, and ability to effectively communicate disagreements in a professional setting.

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Type
Soft skills
Time
2 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English
Spanish
German
French

Persuasive Skill test: Empower your team with effective communicators

Discover the power of persuasion in your team. The Persuasive Skill pre-screening is crafted to assess candidates on their assertiveness, ability to influence opinions, and confidently handle disagreements. Ideal for building teams that excel in communication, this test ensures your hires can navigate the complexities of collaborative work with ease.

Unique features of the Persuasive Skill pre-screening assessment

  • Comprehensive evaluation: Targets key areas of assertiveness and persuasion to ensure candidates can voice and discuss their opinions effectively.
  • Ideal for diverse environments: Helps identify individuals who can foster productive collaborations in various workplace settings.
  • Scientifically validated: Part of the Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Skills Inventory (BESSI), guaranteeing a reliable measure of soft skills critical for professional success.
  • Insightful feedback: Provides detailed results that allow for informed hiring decisions and team compositions.
  • Engaging for candidates: Designed with practical scenarios, ensuring an engaging experience that accurately reflects real-world situations.

Topics covered in the Persuasive Skill test

This assessment evaluates candidates on their proficiency in:

  • Assertive communication: Measures the ability to assert oneself in a positive and confident manner.
  • Influencing opinions: Assesses the capability to sway opinions and guide decisions.
  • Handling disagreements: Evaluates strategies for engaging in and resolving conflicts constructively.

Best use of the Persuasive Skill assessment test

Identify and nurture talent with exceptional persuasive skills for roles that thrive on effective communication, including:

  • Sales representatives: Crucial for closing deals by influencing buyer decisions positively.
  • Project managers: Vital for leading teams confidently and mediating challenges effectively.
  • Customer service executives: Essential for managing customer objections and ensuring satisfaction.
  • Human resources professionals: Key to negotiating workplace dynamics and fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Marketing specialists: Helps in crafting compelling narratives that captivate and persuade target audiences.

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Tiera Dobbins

Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

Sarah Garner

Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

Alex Anderson

Learning & Development Specialist

Maximilian Rauschen

Head of Talent Acquisition

Matthias Schmeisser

Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization