Student Outcomes: Action Items

by Research & Development on July 16, 2012
Earlier this year Wonderlic teamed up with the Imagine America Foundation (IAF) to conduct the Educational Benchmark Study. This study was designed to identify the factors that influence educational outcomes. More than 3,500 students participated. We found that student perceptions about the... Read more >

What is a Cognitive Ability Test?

by Wonderlic Consulting on July 11, 2012
Have you ever wondered what a cognitive ability test is? This blog with Jen Garrow explains cognitive ability and why it can have such a positive impact for organizations and schools. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://www.wonderlic.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/What-is-a-Cognitive-Ability-Test.mp4"][/video] Today I’m g... Read more >

Mentor Your High Risk Students

by Education Solutions on July 6, 2012
If you work with ATB and other non-traditional students, you are well aware that the odds of them dropping out are higher than with traditional students. Keeping them engaged and active in school can be an enormous challenge. If they slip behind and drop out, they’ll have more difficulty reaching their full potential, which can greatly... Read more >

Using Personality Testing to Build Strong Teams

by Ken Silber on July 4, 2012
How strong are your teams? Use personality types to create cross-functional understanding. Ken shares a team-building exercise you can use right away to strengthen your employee’s awareness of communication styles. The video will talk about why and how you can use personality testing to build great teams. [video width="1920" height=... Read more >

APSCU 2012: Turning up the Heat!

by Education Solutions on June 27, 2012
The heat at this year’s APSCU Conference had little to do with Las Vegas, although temperatures in the 100’s certainly had Wednesday’s golfers sweating! Sessions were well-attended, the exhibit floor was busy throughout the conference, and Thursday evening’s reception and concert were met with enthusiasm. The buzz throughout th... Read more >

Top 5 Ways to Improve Student Completion

by Education Solutions on June 27, 2012
Many of your students might be facing external challenges that make it more difficult for them to complete their schooling. Learn how you can help them face those issues and finish school. Today I am going talk to you about five techniques that can help you improve your completion rates. Now, before you can begin to improve your comple... Read more >

Reasonable Employment Testing Accommodations

by David Arnold on June 25, 2012
Reasonable accommodation has long been recognized as an essential component of the hiring process, including the administration of assessments. Additionally, it is legally mandated under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While the ADA does not define reasonable accommodation, it provides... Read more >

Aligning Skills with Career Pathways

by Education Solutions on June 20, 2012
In order to ensure our students go on to have long, happy and successful careers, we need to make sure we’re guiding them down the right path. This blog discusses four different techniques for helping your students succeed in their career pathway. Today we're going to be giving you four ideas on how you can align your student’s skill... Read more >

Notes from the 2012 SIOP Conference

by Wonderlic Inc. on June 18, 2012
The Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) offers a diverse exhibition of the cutting edge technologies, research findings, and real world corporate experiences that are driving advancements in the field of I/O Psychology. Each year the event draws thousands of academics, researchers and pract... Read more >