Assessment Library
/
Strategic Communication

Strategic Communication

Evaluates expertise in strategic communication, covering principles, planning practices, and global context application.

Preview assessment
Type
Hard skills
Time
10 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

Strategic Communication test: Navigating the complexities of effective messaging

Master the art of strategic communication with our dedicated assessment test. This test is aimed at scrutinizing a candidate's ability to plan and implement communication strategies effectively and delves into the critical components of strategic messaging and its application in a global context. It's designed to ensure your candidates possess not just the foundational knowledge, but also the practical skills to elevate your organizational communication to new heights.

Unique features of the Strategic Communication assessment

  • Comprehensive content coverage: Dives deep into both theoretical frameworks and practical applications of strategic communication.
  • Real-world scenarios: Includes assessments that mirror practical challenges faced in strategic communication tasks.
  • Global perspective: Evaluates understanding of cultural dimensions and global contexts vital for international communication strategies.
  • Practical insights: Focuses on application of concepts like the Elaboration Likelihood Model and key message development in actual communication planning.
  • Consistency and sensitivity: Assesses ability to maintain a consistent tone and style across platforms while handling sensitive information effectively.

Topics covered in the Strategic Communication pre-screening assessment

The strategic communication candidate screening test evaluates candidates on:

  • Common strategic communication planning mistakes: Understanding how to avoid prevalent pitfalls.
  • Cultural dimensions theory in global contexts: Applying global cultural insights to communication strategies.
  • Elaboration Likelihood Model: Incorporating psychological principles into effective messaging.
  • Diverse audience needs: Tailoring messages to meet the needs of various target audiences.
  • Consistency in tone and style: Maintaining brand voice across different communication platforms.
  • Handling sensitive information: Strategizing communication for delicate matters.
  • Role of framing in communication: Understanding the impact of framing on message reception.
  • Key message development: Mastering the art of crafting pivotal messages.

Best use of the Strategic Communication skills test

This test is perfectly suited for assessing candidates across a range of roles that require adept strategic communication capabilities, including:

  • Communication managers: Ideal for ensuring candidates can craft and execute comprehensive communication strategies effectively.
  • Public relations specialists: Perfect for screening for abilities in managing public perceptions and organizing information dissemination strategically.
  • Marketing professionals: Offers insights into candidates' skills in tailoring message framing and development for different market segments.
  • Corporate affairs executives: Evaluates candidates' competency in maintaining tone consistency and conveying sensitive information appropriately.
  • Global communications advisors: Assesses understanding and application of cultural dimensions in global communication efforts.

Test FAQ

What is HiPeople?

HiPeople is your ultimate solution for streamlining the hiring process and securing top talent for your organization. Through our AI-powered assessments and reference checks, we ensure fast, unbiased, and efficient hiring decisions. Whether you need an all-in-one platform or specific services tailored to your needs, HiPeople offers a comprehensive solution to hire talents that truly fit the job.

How to get started with this test?

Getting started with HiPeople is as easy as 1-2-3! Simply book a demo or sign up for our free Assessment starter-kit, where you can test unlimited candidates and experience the power of our platform firsthand. With access to over 400 tests and the ability to create custom questions, you'll be equipped to identify top talents swiftly and efficiently. Plus, with our user-friendly interface and seamless integration with your existing workflows, you'll be up and running in no time!

Can I customize the test with my own questions?

Yes! HiPeople’s assessments are fully customizable. You can pick and choose from 400+ tests in the assessment library to create your assessment. Can’t find what you are looking for? You can add your custom questions as text, multiple choice, or video question. Need inspiration to get started? Use one of the 1,000+ job-specific assessment templates.

When should I use this assessment?

You can use HiPeople assessments at various stages of the hiring process. However, they're ideal for initial screening to quickly identify top candidates, saving time and resources.

Organizations incorporating our assessments early on in their hiring process report significant benefits: 91% less screening time, 62% faster time-to-hire, $801 cost savings per hire, and 21x fewer mis-hires. This efficiency ensures you're making informed decisions from the outset, leading to better hires and streamlined recruitment processes.

Is this test valid and reliable?

Aboslutely! HiPeople's assessments are grounded in reliable data, psychological research, and a robust scientific process. Our expert science team ensures that every aspect of our assessments is evidence-based and scientifically rigorous. By leveraging People Science, we optimize recruitment processes, providing businesses with actionable insights about candidates. With modules designed to offer a comprehensive view, you can trust that our assessments provide accurate and meaningful data to inform your hiring decisions.

Can HiPeople integrate with our ATS?

Absolutely! HiPeople integrates with 20+ ATS and Slack. If you cannot find your ATS in the list, reach out to us and we’ll work on getting your ATS on the list.

What modern teams using HiPeople are saying.

“The turnaround time is great! We aren’t missing a candidate reference. Reference Checks can be a daunting task, but HiPeople makes it really easy.”

Tiera Dobbins
Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

“HiPeople allows me to get mundane tasks like reference checks out of the way. Our time-to-fill went down 31% in the last year and we made 62% more hires.”

Sarah Garner
Director of Recruitment and Outreach

“We use HiPeople Assessments for volume hiring. With the introduction of HiPeople our work has reduced by about 50%”

Prem Kumar
Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

“Being able to use HiPeople’s AI-enable features allows for a better screening process to make sure that we are getting the right candidates.”

Alex Anderson
Learning & Development Specialist

“With HiPeople we are saving between 250-500 hours of screening time every year. We completely switched to a skill-based candidate assessment in pre-screening.”

Maximilian Rauschen
Head of Talent Acquisition

“We use HiPeople to objectively assess our candidate’s skills and capabilities. The more data we have, the more we can influence our quality-of-hire.”

Matthias Schmeisser
Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

“HiPeople has been really helpful for us in automating the reference check process, verifying who the references are, and doing it in a much more fast and efficient way.”

Charlie Boyle
Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

“Our former reference process was really archaic, very sticky. HiPeople has really given us the ability to customize when and how we do reference checks. That is really amazing!”

Janna Karwaski
Senior Director of Workforce Optimization

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