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colleen -dot- denardo -at- la-z-boy -dot- com is looking for examples of writing tests.
<I was hoping that someone out there might have a good example of a writing
test. It's tough to find experienced writers so I thought administering this
test might be helpful to find a "diamond-in-the-rough.">
a couple of years ago, when i was looking to change jobs, two consulting
companys i applied to gave writing tests. one was "how to start a car", the
other was "make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich". of course there is no
correct answer to either, but simple everyday tasks do let you focus on the
test-taker's attention to detail, command of language, and possibly, use of