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Listening Skills

Estimated time to complete 15 minutes 

 

This will assess how attentive a person is to a speaker, and whether he or she is an active participant in the listening process.

Report details results on:

Physical Attentiveness: Use of verbal and non-verbal language to indicate attentiveness.

 

Mental Attentiveness: Mentally “tuning-in” to a speaker, and being willing and able to offer undivided attention.

 

External Distractions: Ability to pay attention despite background noise.

 

Conversation Flow: Tendency to interrupt or otherwise disrupt conversation flow.

 

Speaker to Listener Transition: Level of comfort with being the listener rather than speaker.

 

Body Language: Use of body language to convey interest and attentiveness.

 

Internal Distractions: Ability to pay attention despite internal conflict.

 

Attention Span: Ability to pay attention to a speaker for an extended period of time.

 

Hearing a Person Out: Ability to listen with an open mind.

Application

Pre-Employment Screening

Professional Development

Training Tool