7 mistakes leaders make trying to engage employees

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...

7 Ways HR Can Help Employees Achieve Work-Life Balance

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...

How to Value Existing Employees as Much as New Hires

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...

4 Ways to Expand the Concept of Employee Wellness

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...

Wrapping Up 2018

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...

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

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,...

How to Make Your Job Analysis More Strategic

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...

How to Hire: 4 Must-Dos Before Hiring an Employee

Hiring new talent for your business can be challenging if you don’t have the proper hiring process in place. Missteps in the hiring process are most likely to occur when you have a short timeframe, are understaffed or are unsure about how to hire. Avoid these missteps by getting ahead of the hiring game. Below are four things you should do be...

The Perfect Onboarding Process for Small Businesses in 5 Steps

Your Business Wins When You Make Your Onboarding Process a Priority As a small business, it is vital that you have an organized, efficient onboarding process. A seamless onboarding process can lead to: A Great Start - first impressions among new hires are critical to building a successful fou...