Should You Stay or Go? 4 Sure Signs Your Employer Cares about You (and 4 They Don’t)

Unsure Employee

Does your boss really value you as a person – and as an employee? Everyone is busy on the job. But if your supervisor doesn’t take the time to say and do things that communicate “you’re important to our success,” how are you supposed to know if they truly value your hard work and contributions?… Read more »

On the Job Hunt in Middle TN? Simple Tips to Make Yourself More Marketable

Nashville Middle Tennessee

Made a New Year’s resolution to find a new job in Middle TN – or a better one? Congratulations. It’s a great time to conduct a job search! But that doesn’t mean you should just sit back and wait for the job offers to roll in. To increase your chances of landing the opportunity you… Read more »

In Case You Missed It…

Hard to believe 2018 is nearly “in the books!” Looking back, this year has been one of unprecedented challenges and amazing opportunities. Along the way, Wood Personnel has regularly updated our blog to help you make the most of our current economic and employment market conditions. Our goal? To make finding great people or a… Read more »

2019: The End of the Resume as We Know It?

With so much of today’s job search moving online, you may wonder: Will 2019 be the year the resume becomes obsolete? Our job market is becoming increasingly dominated by social networking sites. With just a few clicks you can apply to a job on Facebook; LinkedIn allows you to apply to many positions using your… Read more »

How to Develop Soft Skills on the Job

They may be called “soft,” but make no mistake: Regardless of your industry or job function, soft skills are critical to getting hired – and succeeding once you’re on the job. Which soft skills do you need for your career? In this earlier post, we reviewed the soft skills commonly required for job success: Communication… Read more »

Work-Friendly Halloween Costume Ideas

Too gruesome? Too exposed? Too controversial? Too uncomfortable? Halloween costumes can be a real nightmare if they’re over the top – especially when you’re wearing them to work. But with a little planning and effort, it’s easy to hit the right note. If you need inspiration for your work-appropriate Halloween costume, look no further! Our… Read more »

Tips to Stay Safe on Temp Assignments in Middle TN

A tall stack of books. A wet floor. A burned out light bulb. A disorganized work station. What do they have in common? They all present potential workplace hazards. Keeping our employees safe while on assignment is a top priority for our Murfreesboro employment agency. So today, our staffing experts are sharing our top tips… Read more »

The Real Gig Economy: Facts Every Employer and Job Seeker Should Know

The way we get work done in Middle TN has changed – dramatically! Just a few decades ago, terms like “the gig economy” didn’t even exist. Today, individuals with alternative work arrangements represent a significant portion of our nation’s workforce. And that number is growing by the week. So, what’s the real story with the… Read more »

What Soft Skills Do You Need for Your Career?

“Which Soft Skills Do I Need for My Job?” It’s a question job seekers ask our Gallatin recruiters all the time. Regardless of your industry or job function, soft skills are essential to landing a position – and thriving in it once hired. These traits allow you to work well as a functioning member of… 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 »