Words per Minute

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Words per Minute

The number of words of dictation a person can type in one minute. Maintaining a high WPM rate is an important clerical skill for persons who are expected to type or retype documents.
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The average adjusted typing speed decreased from 53 wpm to 40 wpm (or 24%) with higher distraction responses, and less regularly from 52 wpm to a low of 34 wpm with higher rumble ratings.
Navy conducted experiments demonstrating that the cost of converting typists to the Dvorak keyboard would be repaid, through increased typing speed, within 10 days from the end of training.
Featuring Belkin's four-star TruType keys, the Ultimate Keyboard Case provides a smooth, laptop-like typing experience to minimize errors and maintain typing speed.
In one study, participants played a computer game that measured typing speed and were told the response times were a measure of their intelligence levels.
8220;Many of our public safety customers require a rugged keyboard but don't want to sacrifice typing speed or accuracy,” Dave Huddleston, iKey Operations Manager, said.
QWERTY: This keyboard is similar on mobile phones to the traditional typewriter keyboard invented in the late 1870s and enables a faster typing speed.
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A minimum typing speed of 40wpm excellent communication skillsrequired.
I wanted to return to being a legal secretary but without any formal qualifications, all I had to rely on was my typing speed which has suffered due to a lack of practice.
The makers of the Keybowl claim that with a little training users can achieve a typing speed close to the one at which they used to type before their injuries.
Users can also download a free practice game to get familiar with the nine-key format and test their typing speed.
Ideal candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a typing speed of 30+ words per minute and strong customer service and time management skills.