7 mistakes leaders make trying to engage employees

by Ken Silber on May 31, 2019
It doesn’t carry quite the same intention as when Jean-Luc Picard drew it up, but “engage!” is truly a command all business leaders need to follow. To engage employees is essential to maintaining productivity, fostering a thriving company culture, and reducing turnover. According to a... Read more >

7 Ways HR Can Help Employees Achieve Work-Life Balance

by Katherine Rohrer on May 24, 2019
Live to work, or work to live? You’ve heard these stigmas attached with those who pour every ounce of themselves into their work or can only be fulfilled by professional achievements – and those who only see their careers as a means to an end, providing funds to support personal endeavors. While folks who fit either stereotype cert... Read more >

How to Value Existing Employees as Much as New Hires

by Jessica Haig on May 21, 2019
Do you remember the days when banks would offer awesome, shiny new products to new customers? Banks gave away free slow cookers, 150-piece Tupperware sets, and 800-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. It was a great time to be a new customer for big banks back then, but what were they offering their loyal customers who'd already gotten th... Read more >

4 Ways to Expand the Concept of Employee Wellness

by Alissa Bencks on May 15, 2019
There’s a little bit more to the idea of employee wellness than a complimentary annual cholesterol check. Like many aspects of the modern workplace, the concept of employee wellness has undergone some necessary changes in recent years. Consider that a full 89 percent of workers at organizations that support wellness initiatives tend to... Read more >

Wrapping Up 2018

by Charlie Wonderlic on January 14, 2019
Greetings! 2018 was a big year for the HR Tech community. We saw vast advancements in technology and fresh ideas that raised the bar of how we attract, engage - and partner with - the best candidates and help make them fast-successful employees. It is an amazing time for our industry! At Wonderlic, we also had an exciting year, a year of list... Read more >

An Onboarding Tool is Your New Hire’s First Step to Success

by Brett Huston on December 18, 2018
You finally found a babysitter. That night out you and your significant other have been craving for months is actually happening. But when the sitter arrives, you’re so eager to get to your dinner and a movie date that you neglected to provide any relevant details about your baby - feeding schedule, sleeping schedule, crying tendencies,... Read more >

How to Make Your Job Analysis More Strategic

by Brett Huston on December 4, 2018
Making a new hire isn’t as simple as writing up a job description, identifying and interviewing the top candidates, and extending an offer. A strategic job analysis before your opening hits the market can help excite and engage the right candidates before they even touch the application. In the new hiring landscape, your job analysis ne... Read more >