How has COVID-19 impacted workplace well-being… for the long term?

How has COVID-19 Impacted the workforce?

COVID-19 has been a challenge for us all. In the short term, it forced changes to the way we worked and the processes we followed for safety. But the situation… Read more »

How might record breaking heat and seasonal changes impact workplace productivity

Global warming? Maybe. But there’s no denying that hotter-than-expected temperatures can cause productivity at your company to take a nose-dive. Research shows that employees are more fatigued and less productive… Read more »

A look into the true causes of employee burnout

True Causes of Employee Burnout | Wood Personnel Services

Happy employees are productive employees. They help your business thrive, they come up with great ideas and they contribute to the company and their teams. This is an ideal situation… Read more »

In what ways can employee wellness improve your bottom line?

Improving Employee Wellness | Wellness Initiatives

By now, you’ve probably heard about employee wellness programs. They can include anything from healthy cafeteria meals to biometric screenings to company nap rooms. Basically, anything you offer that helps… Read more »

HR Hot Button: Performance Management

Performance Management in the Workplace | Wood Personnel

Though 2020 certainly accelerated things, it’s not a secret: the business world is changing. The way employers manage employees needs to evolve to keep pace and help employees continue to… Read more »

Are you actively listening when your employees talk or really ignoring what they have to say?

Actively Listening to Your Employees | Wood Personnel

When your employees talk, you should listen. As their manager, getting firsthand information from the people closest to the work is extremely valuable. This is the best way to understand… Read more »

HR Hot Button: Remote Work

Prior to the pandemic, more and more employees found themselves in work-at-home roles. But now, in the midst of things, working from home is becoming even more popular. As employers… Read more »

Check in with your team this week. Why managers should focus on mental health

Improving Mental Health in Workplace

Employee mental health has been a popular topic recently, and especially now during the pandemic. Stress and anxiety over COVID-19, job stability, diversity and politics have taken their toll on… Read more »

HR Hot Button: Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

The climate in our country has shifted quite a bit over the past year in terms of racial and gender inequality. It’s at the forefront of everyone’s mind, yet the… Read more »

Managing Your Friends: How to be a professional leader… when you’re friends with your workforce

How to Effectively Manage Your Friends

If you’ve recently been promoted and are now managing employees who were once your peers, it’s a tricky road to navigate. You want to be fair and just, but also… Read more »