Indicators: Communication

How Bryq calculates Communication traits

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How Bryq assesses Communication in candidates

Communication is considered one of the most required skills in the modern labor market, in particular, it is among the top three most in-demand skills across all occupational categories. Enhancing communication skills is crucial for workplace success as it empowers individuals to effectively engage, exchange information, and offer valuable input to diverse stakeholders through both verbal and nonverbal means. Moreover, employees must possess the ability to foster productive interactions with clients and colleagues, facilitating collaborative efforts, addressing client requirements, and adapting to evolving demands and priorities, irrespective of their work location, be it remote or on-site.

Effective employee communication is critical to the success of a project, while poor communication is one of the most common project dangers.

According to a recent study, it was found that communication is the most vital skill emphasized by industries. In fact, a recent survey discovered that 90% of workers are employed in roles where strong communication skills are highly valued.

Surprisingly, despite its high value, there is substantial evidence pointing to a lack of effective communication skills.

Considering how dominant communication is in today’s workplaces, Bryq assessment can provide an objective way to measure Communication abilities. Candidates who score highly in this area would match well with a Communications role.

What does the Communication Indicator look like?

The Communication Indicator will be presented on your account as you see in the image below and you will be able to assess whether a candidate exhibits the Communication scores needed for success.

Indicative Roles: Sales representative, Lawyer, Teacher, Chief Executive, Therapist, Human Resource Recruiter, Editor

💡 Remember that there is no need for the candidates to undertake any additional assessment in order for you to have access to the Communication Indicator.

Communication Interview Questions: A few interview questions that will be helpful for you during your interview.

  1. Describe a time when you had to communicate something unpleasant or complex to a manager or team member. How did you go about it? What feedback did you receive?

  2. How would you explain this industry term (for an engineer: machine learning) to someone from a different discipline?

  3. Describe a situation when you faced conflict and how you addressed it.

  4. Describe a successful presentation you gave and why you think it was a hit.

  5. Describe your greatest accomplishment in your career so far. What were the steps required to achieve your accomplishment?

  6. Describe a time when you had to successfully persuade a colleague to use a particular approach at work and what challenges did you encounter?

References

Cerić, A. (2014). Strategies for minimizing information asymmetries in construction projects: Project managers' perceptions. Journal of Business Economics and Management, 15(3).

Doyle, Alison. “Here's How to Answer Job Interview Questions About Communication.” The Balance Careers, www.thebalancecareers.com/communication-interview-questions-and-best-answers-2061251.

Masduki, M., & Zakaria, N. (2020). Fulfilling the Demand for Workplace Communication Skills in the Civil Engineering Industry. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 28(4). https://doi.org/10.47836/pjssh.28.4.32




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