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3 Habits to Make You a Remarkable Leader

There are myriad ways to improve your leadership abilities: You could read a book on the topic. You could attend a leadership conference. You could take a management course. But nothing you learn will create any meaningful improvements unless you change your daily behaviors. Adopting better habits is the key to remarkable leadership. Over time,… Read more »

3 Habits to Ignite Your Job Search or Career

Want to transition from temporary to direct employee? Want to earn that promotion? Want to finally land your dream job? Adopting better habits is the key to career success. Over time, systematically replacing bad habits with better ones can dramatically improve any aspect of your life – especially your career. In this recent post, “Teach… Read more »

Teach Yourself a New “Trick”: Tips for Breaking Bad Habits – and Adopting Better Ones

Whether they affect our personal or professional life, most of us have bad habits we’d like to break: procrastinating when faced with an unpleasant task; spending money on impulse buys; snacking on junk food; overreacting when frustrated… …these are just a few examples. Most bad habits arise from stress and/or boredom; they exist because they… Read more »

Perks, Perks, Perks! Options Today’s Job Seekers Want – and Your Business Can Afford

Candidates want them… According to stats cited in this Harvard Business Review article, roughly 60% of people report that perks and benefits are a major job-offer acceptance factor. What’s more, 80% of employees would opt for additional benefits over additional pay! …but can your business afford them? Gargantuan employers like Google, IBM and and Amazon… Read more »

Cheers to 30 Years…Keep On Chuckin’

Our Middle Tennessee Staffing Firm Just Hit a BIG Milestone Wood Personnel celebrated our 30th anniversary a few days ago – and we couldn’t have done it without good people like you! The Thank You photos included in this post are of staff from our offices in Nashville, Murfreesboro, Gallatin, Lebanon and Cool Springs; we… Read more »

Um, Can an Employer Ask That?

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you used your service skills to help an upset client. How many golf balls can you fit inside a Volkswagen Jetta? In a job interview, you expect to be asked informational, behavioral and “zinger” questions like the ones listed above. And… Read more »

Boost Your Middle TN Company’s Performance with Smarter Staffing

Summer is here… Is your company’s performance hot – or in a slump? That depends, in part, on how intelligently you use staffing and recruiting services. For some Middle Tennessee businesses, summertime is a peak season. For others, it’s a time when business – and productivity – tend to fall off. But whatever your industry… Read more »

Beat the Heat in Middle Tennessee: 4 Cool Things to Do In and Around Nashville this Summer

Summer is just a few days away! Throughout Middle Tennessee, people are looking for ways to have fun, stay cool and make the most of every day. Nashville has always been an amazing and interesting city; here are a few of our Nashville staffing and employment agency‘s top picks for beating the heat this summer:… Read more »

First Impressions Count! 3 Must-Read Posts to Impress a Recruiter – and Get That Job

Unemployment may be low right now, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to put your best foot forward when meeting with a recruiter. Today, our Gallatin recruiting agency recaps three must-read posts for anyone who’s looking for jobs in Middle TN: Impress That Recruiter Before You Even Say, “Hello!” We say it all the… Read more »

Cut That Out! Stop Doing These Things that Sabotage Workplace Productivity

It’s no big secret: High productivity starts with great habits. But just because something is common knowledge doesn’t mean it’s common practice. As a manager or supervisor, part of your role is helping yourself and your direct reports to develop better productivity habits – while eliminating activities that waste valuable time and energy. Are you… Read more »