14 Characteristics Impacting Student Engagement

What can you start doing today to begin boosting student engagement? In a recent study conducted by Wonderlic, Inc. and the Imagine America Foundation, researchers discovered the top 14 characteristics that are highly correlated with student engagement. This is promising research for schools that are looking for ways to increase retention...

Your Employees Want to Fire You

If things seem tense around the office and you’re not sure why, you’ll want to find out ASAP. The problem might not be your employees... Here’s the situation: Departmental productivity over the last few months has dropped. Lately, the office seems quieter than usual. Smiles are hard to find, but blank stares are abundant. You hear w...

The Cost of Student Disengagement

It is alarming that disengaged students represent approximately 18% of postsecondary students. Simply put, disengaged students are less motivated to improve their educational outcomes, and they place less emphasis on their education. It is perhaps no surprise, then, that disengaged students have the poorest educational outcomes, which are...

How to Identify and Prevent Dropping Out of School

Early identification of risk factors that could cause a student to dropout of school can make a major difference in that student’s educational outcomes. Learn how to identify the potential risks and what you can do to prevent dropout. Today I’m going to talk about identifying student risk factors and how to prevent existing students...

What is Student Engagement and Why Does it Matter?

“Student engagement” is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days. Wonderlic takes a look at what it means for you. What does the term “student engagement” mean to you? If you don’t have a clear, concise answer to that question, and one that includes a measureable action plan, don’t worry… you’re not alone. It’s n...

Exit Interviews Can Shed Light on Turnover

Many employers wrongfully assume the reason employees leave is because of compensation. However, a recent study by PwC shows that while compensation is one of the reasons employees leave, it is certainly no...