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How to Effectively Become a Part of the Team While Navigating a Remote Onboarding Process

Remote Onboarding Process | Wood Personnel Services

Working remotely is more possible now than ever before for many industries. Technology enables employees to complete assignments right from the comfort of home, attend meetings, log hours and more.… Read more »

[Navigating Difficult Conversations] Performance Evaluations and Demotions

Discussing a demotion with an employee can be a challenging conversation. This situation is often seen as negative, especially if it’s related to a reduction in pay. It’s important to… Read more »

Feeling stressed or depressed? Kickstart your day with a morning workout!

Benefit of Morning Workout

Many of us are feeling the stress of the current situation in the world. And all this worry can detract from our well-being and quality of life. But did you… Read more »

COVID-19 Employee Burnout

According to Monster’s recent “State of the Candidate” survey, 51% of the employees who are telecommuting said they are experiencing burnout and overwork. More than half of the workers surveyed… Read more »

Navigating Difficult Conversations: Salary/Raise Negotiations

Discussing Salary Negotiations with Employees

Talking with employees about money can be an awkward conversation to have. Still, it’s a topic you will eventually need to cover. Raises, promotions and bonuses are part of the compensation package at… Read more »

Celebrating Memorial Day—At a Distance

Get out of the house and celebrate while staying safe and healthy. Have a Block Party Instead of the backyard, move your cookout to the front yard. Grab your favorite… Read more »

Why you should pick up the phone when a recruiter calls

Whether you’re happily employed or not-so-happily employed, a recruiter is a valuable ally to have on your side. But if you’re contacted out of the blue, you might not be… Read more »

Don’t SLACK! Your virtual interview is just as important as an in-person interview

Improving Your Virtual Interview

Do you have an upcoming video interview? You may be wondering how to prepare! Even though you’ll be taking the interview from the comfort of your own home, it’s not a… Read more »

How to React to an Employee Who Visibly “Just Needs a Minute” to Regroup

Helping Employee that is Stressed

Some employees handle stress better than others. So, from time to time, you may notice an employee who appears to be overwhelmed—and possibly about to break down. As an employer, what can you do to help?… Read more »

What Do I Wear to an Industrial Job Interview?

Clothes matter. Ask anyone who is preparing to interview a potential candidate. The clothes you wear show that you’re taking the situation seriously and that you have respect for the… Read more »