Did you know that there are multiple different types of listeners, and that your listening style affects the way you communicate, how others communicate with you, and can even affect your effectiveness and success at work? Do you know what kind of listener you are?

Brought to you from the creators of the award-winning learning program CQ Originals, the Active Listening Test is a short test that helps you identify what kind of listener you are.

According to Psychology Today, “research shows only 10 percent of us listen effectively” The truth is, the older people get, the more their listening comprehension sinks. Making matters worse, studies show that people often wildly overestimate how good they are at listening. [ref]

Communication is one of the most essential skills that global recruiters are looking for in candidates today. What’s more the UN, WHO, and World Economic Forum have communication listed as an ‘Essential Core Skill’; and as listening is more than 50% of this skill, well … we cannot afford not to learn to master it.

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