Most of the organizations conduct aptitude tests for screening the applications of job-seekers. Perhaps aptitude tests reveal the problem solving abilities of the individual, though it is a debatable issue. Organization of Thoughts is important, not answer. Problem solving abilities are acquired while working on development projects. A software developer encounters problems of varying
1. Keep sentences short- maximum 15 to 20 words. Long sentences are hard to understand and slow to read. 2. Use simple, ordinary words. Avoid big words, fancy phrases, technical jargons and age old, worn-out, boring usages. 3. Keep paragraphs short – 3 or 4 sentences maximum.
Software developers, during the project execution, have to prepare a number of documents – requirement – specifications documents, design documents, test reports, user manuals etc. Ability to express oneself clearly calls for written communication skills. This ability comes only through practice. Good handwriting may sometimes outrightly select you from a mob of students. Same
Oral communication is very important for any professional because during one’s career, every professional has to talk to a number of people of varying backgrounds and technical knowledge. We have to talk to the customer (to whom we are developing the software) in English. The customer may not be a technical person, many times