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 »

HR Hot Button: Is Marijuana Legal in the Workplace?

Marijuana in the Workplace

The rules around marijuana usage have been loosened over the past few years. Currently, 33 states allow the drug for medical consumption, and 15 allow recreational consumption. Employees may rely… Read more »

Should you have a talk with an employee who consistently looks lazy on zoom calls?

Lazy Zoom Calls | Wood Personnel

Working from home is new territory for many of us. Getting used to proper behavior on a Zoom call can be a learning curve for employees. It may seem that… Read more »

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

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 »

Why Work with a Locally Owned Middle Tennessee Staffing Firm?

Here are a few reasons why it makes sense for your business to “shop local” and partner with Wood Personnel Services: We know the market. Wood Personnel Services has been… Read more »

Help Your Team Create SMART Goals

Working with a staffing firm during peak production

As an employer, you can work with your employees to take the rest of the year head-on and plan for career growth. To guide your employees toward their future endeavors,… Read more »