Daniel Nguyen | Research Scientist

Daniel Nguyen, Ph.D. is one of the lead research scientists involved in content development, data collection, and statistical analyses of new Wonderlic studies and assessments. He is also the coordinator of the Wonderlic Leadership Invitational, a process through which organizations may measure employee engagement, understand organizational culture and improve leadership development.

Daniel earned his B.A in Psychology from Baylor University (TX), and his M.S in Experimental and Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Texas (San Antonio), leading to a Ph.D. in Applied and Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale). His research interests are primarily concerned with response distortion (faking) on non-cognitive assessments, personality assessment, and emotional intelligence. Currently, Daniel’s focus is in organizational development, organizational change, talent assessment, and leadership metrics. He is a member of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) and has been published in EEO Insight.

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How to Conduct Employee Engagement Surveys

The end of the year is quickly approaching, which makes it the perfect opportunity to conduct an organization-wide employee engagement survey. In fact, even here at Wonderlic, we are going through our annual employee engagement survey. In this process, employees can reflect  on all that has happened over the past year—successes, setbacks, and failures—without performance appraisals and raises clouding their input. Read more about How to Conduct Employee Engagement Surveys

What Kind of Leader are You?

Leadership styles vary, and can vary greatly. Furthermore, a style that might work for one company or industry might be a total bust for another. So… what kind of leader are you? How do you engage your people? What are the characteristics that make you who you are and define how you lead? Read more about What Kind of Leader are You?