The NFL Wonderlic Test and the NFL Scouting Combine: The top 7 questions

The NFL Draft often brings questions to Wonderlic regarding how our test of cognitive ability relates to football. In this article we share some of the most frequently asked questions relating to the NFL Wonderlic test and its use at the NFL Combine, where our test is administered. Each y...

Employee Assessments: Tactical or Strategic?

You followed the hiring process to a T and it worked! You hired a great employee and they are proving to be a great fit. But what happened to their assessment results? I’m willing to bet yo...

Synergy in Testing: Combining Personnel Assessments for Optimal Results

There are all sorts of tools you can use for screening job applicants. Two are particularly effective when used together… When many businesses do testing before a hire, they choose to focus on one area, such as basic skills or personality. While this practice can provide valuable information about an applicant, the validity of the hirin...

Adding Assessments to the Hiring Process

Your hiring process should provide the opportunity to gain a lot of insight about candidates. But if your process is like many organizations’ – resume, interview, background check, reference check – you could be missing out on some critical information that can mean a big difference in the success of your students and schools. In th...

Why Cognitive Ability Makes a Difference

Cognitive ability testing measures a person’s ability to understand instructions, learn, adapt, solve problems and handle the mental demands of a specific job....

Understanding the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE)

The leading student admissions test for Career Colleges is the Scholastic Level Exam (SLE). This blog explains what it is, what it’s used for, and how it can help your school admit students who are likely to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Let's talk about Wonderlic's ...

Cognitive Ability Tests vs. Basic Skills Tests

Are you confused about the difference between a cognitive ability test and a basic skills test? This blog will help you understand what each assessment measures and what you can use them for. In my daily job, I answer a lot of questions about our tests, from how to use them to what they measure. Today I’m going to talk about a phone ca...

Why You Need More Than Just a Resume

There’s nothing like a first impression, and in the case of job applicants, that is often a resume. But let’s be honest for a second about resumes and their real value when it comes to making hiring decisions. We skim them, and the more resumes we have, the less time we have to spend reviewing them. In fact,...

What is a Cognitive Ability Test?

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...