How to Motivate Yourself Amidst an Otherwise Unproductive and Frustrating Day at Work

Staying Motivated During an Unproductive Day at Work

If you’re having a bad day, it can rob you of your motivation and focus. Getting disappointing news or being on the receiving end of unfortunate events outside your control (for example a traffic jam or someone else’s bad mood) can do a number on your outlook and even your confidence. But if you use… Read more »

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. Still, remote work can be isolating without direct coworker interaction. As a new employee, you may worry that without contact with your fellow employees, you… 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 know that exercising can help? By getting your heart pumping every day, you will not only feel better, you can also reduce the anxiety you… 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 sure how to respond. Well, the answer is: don’t ignore a recruiter’s call! To understand why, check out these reasons from a top provider of… 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 reason to show up in your pajamas or on your front porch. Remember that even though a video interview may feel more informal than an… 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 person interviewing you, as well as for yourself. Your clothing helps display your professionalism and commitment to doing well at the interview. And to understand… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Finding a Job in Nashville TN

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

Signs You Should Quit Your Job

Lately, your job just doesn’t feel the same. You have a hard time dragging yourself into the workplace and when you get there, you’re finding it more and more difficult to get going. You can’t focus and nothing seems interesting anymore. Does this sound familiar? Sometimes, it’s easy to know when you need a new… Read more »

Why the second shift might be best for you

A “second shift” job is one that starts in the afternoon and ends late evening, for example, from 4 p.m. to midnight. It makes up the second portion of a workday that’s divided in three (usually daytime, nighttime and overnight shifts, or first shift, second shift, and third shift). When you work the second shift,… Read more »

Best shoes for warehouse workers that will keep you comfortable and safe

Workplace Safety

When you’re working in a warehouse, you’ll find yourself on your feet for part—or all—of your shift. It depends on your job. Most likely, you’ll be spending a lot of time walking on concrete. And this means your feet will take a beating if you don’t have the right footwear, plus you could even be… Read more »