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HR Tips: Dealing with Workplace Romances

Your employees spend a lot of time together each week! They’re around coworkers more than family and friends. All this togetherness can sometimes lead to dating and relationships (and possibly even marriage). But with relationships come many strings—what happens if the couple breaks up? What happens if one person is a manager, or gets promoted?… Read more »

Wood Personnel Services Named 5-time Diamond Award Winner by ClearlyRated for Client Satisfaction

Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Staffing® Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from clients and job seekers. Nashville, TN – February 4, 2020 – Wood Personnel Services, announced today that they have won Best of Staffing® Client Award for the 9th consecutive year and… Read more »

How to Address Gaps in Your Resume During Your Interview

Do you have a gap in your work history? First, take a deep breath—you’re in good company! Many people have experienced unemployment at some point in their career. But this doesn’t change the fact that a potential employer will wonder why you went unemployed—and since it’s their job to make good hiring choices, they may… Read more »

Help Your Team Create SMART Goals in 2020

Working with a staffing firm during peak production

A new year means a fresh slate, and it’s tradition to plan out resolutions for healthy changes. For some, it’s to lose a few pounds, exercise more or eat a little healthier. For others, it’s time to go full speed ahead towards career goals. As an employer, you can work with your employees to take… Read more »

Do I Need a Resume for a Warehouse Job?

Are you in search of a manufacturing job? So are many others! For this reason, it’s important to put together a resume when you apply for a warehouse job. Why? You want to make it easy for a recruiter or hiring manager to see why you’re the best choice—beyond other candidates who are also applying.… Read more »

Tips on Reducing Workplace Lifting Injuries

In many workplaces, lifting is simply part of the job. This is especially true with labor or light industrial positions. Unfortunately, injuries sustained as a result of lifting are extremely common. Improper lifting techniques can lead to pulls and strains of muscles and ligaments, and can even result in the need for disability and workers’… Read more »

Three ways to look to your alumni network for a job in 2020

Your alma mater is the place where you learned, built memories and earned your degree. For these reasons and more, it’s a source of pride for many graduates. It also gives you a connection to all those who passed through the hallowed halls with you. As your college or university sent hundreds or even thousands into… Read more »

Head into 2020 with job descriptions candidates will actually apply to!

Looking to hire more staff in 2020? One of your first steps is also one of the easiest: crafting compelling job descriptions. If you can catch the eye of top talent and get them to read more, you’re one step closer to getting them onboard with your company. It’s easy with these four tips from one of… Read more »

Looking back on 2019: Was this the year you hoped it would be in January?

As the year rolls quickly to a close, you may be thinking about the goals you set for yourself. It’s good to reflect—reviewing your goals helps you stay on track. If you hit some or all of your goals, congratulations! It’s time to celebrate your success. But what happens if you didn’t?   Keep your chin… Read more »

Eliminating Workplace Stereotypes: Are tattoos still taboo?

As Bob Dylan once predicted: “the times, they are a changin’.” And this is still true as each generation pushes different boundaries than the ones before. Right now, it’s become very popular—and quite common—for working-age people to have at least one tattoo. But even though our society is becoming more accepting of body modification, does this mean employers… Read more »