15 Ways to Improve Your Verbal Ability

A strong verbal ability is more than just a tool to help you land your dream job. A high verbal prowess guarantees a positive first impression, showcasing you as a professional equipped to effortlessly communicate in language that truly transmits your intention.
Your verbal ability can be a real asset, whether you are in your dream job, interviewing for a new position, starting out a new relationship, or anywhere else in life.
While that may sound daunting, it is good to know that verbal ability is learned. It should give you the confidence to know that verbal ability training is appropriate for everyone, regardless of their educational background.

Here are 15 ways to improve your verbal ability which will help you confidently improve your comprehension and range of expressions starting today.

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Avoid These Common Aptitude Test Mistakes

Have you ever gone back to look at a test you’ve done in the past, only to realize you lost marks because you selected the wrong answer, when in fact you knew the correct answer all along? If you’ve had this experience, rest assured you are not alone. Even the most highly competent candidates make common aptitude test mistakes which reduce their overall score and their chances of being offered a prime position. Here, we share the most common aptitude test mistakes, so you can reduce the chance you’ll make an error and get an even better overall score.

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What NOT to Include on Your Resume

When applying for a job, it’s vital to include necessary information that puts you in the best light. While you probably have a fair idea of what passes as good information, the criteria for what makes something a little questionable is somewhat murky. Today, we’re going to discuss what not to include on your resume, so you stand the best chance of making a professional first impression.

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How to Cope with Aptitude Test Anxiety

So, you received a reply back from a great company who is interested in proceeding through the initial stages of an interview with you, but you need to do an aptitude test? If you’re feeling suddenly stressed, you can rest assured knowing that this is a stage where most candidates experience anxiety. While aptitude tests can cause stress, it doesn’t need to be that way. Read on to discover how you can reduce your level of anxiety while performing well at that all-important moment.

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How to Use Your Network When Job Searching

Whether you’re looking to enter a new company, start a new career entirely, or you’re new to the workforce, you should have networks in place which prove invaluable in offering that first connection that could seal the deal for you as a new hire. Employers trust recommendations and introductions made by current, previous employees, as well as people in their community; here is how you can use your network to enhance your chances of success.

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The History of Psychometric Testing

Whether you are going through the recruitment process or simply thinking about applying for a new role, you’ve probably come across the all-important psychometric test. Psychometric tests may seem new, in the sense that most employers are now beginning to utilize them in recruitment efforts across the board, but what most people don’t realize is the lengthy history behind psychometric tests themselves, which have developed throughout human history to be the psychometric tests we take today.

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Applicant Tracking Systems and How They Affect Your Job Search

Applicant Tracking Systems

 

With plenty of qualified, experienced candidates eagerly looking for new roles, it has never been more challenging to find a new job. A single job opening can attract hundreds, potentially thousands of applications. Businesses have developed tools and strategies to save them time sorting through these applications, which are known as applicant tracking systems. What does this new method of recruitment mean and how can you tailor your job search to ensure you stand the best chance of an interview?

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How to Use LinkedIn When Job Searching

How to use LinkedIn when job searching

LinkedIn allows candidates to connect with a wider range of job opportunities and word of mouth recommendations at the touch of the button. However, many people seem confused about how this platform can help shape the job search. Today, we’re going to guide you through the best way to use LinkedIn when job searching, so you can not only find that amazing opportunity but also increase your chances a recruiter will discover you.

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