The Lowest of the Low: Unemployment in Nashville is the Lowest of Any U.S. Large Metro Area!

How low is Nashville’s unemployment rate? 5%? 3.5%? Try 2.7%! This recent Nashville Business Journal article shared several eye-opening facts that galvanize exactly how strong our employment market is: For the month of February 2018, government data showed the Greater Nashville area’s unemployment rate was just 2.7%. Among the 51 U.S. metro areas with populations… Read more »

Halloween Happenings in Middle Tennessee

Halloween 2017 is just around the corner! If you’re looking for things to do in Middle TN, here are a few options to get you in the “spirit.” And from all of us at your Lebanon staffing agency, Happy Halloween! Pumpkin Patch at Gentry’s Farm Location: 1974 Highway 96 West, Franklin Date/Time: Saturday, October 28,… Read more »

Recruiting Pain? Here’s Why It Hurts – and What to Do About It

“UNEMPLOYMENT RATES IMPROVE ACROSS ALL COUNTIES“ This headline, published by the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development (TDLWD), is great news for Middle Tennessee’s economy. But if you’re trying to recruit great people? Not so much. The latest data from the TDLWD paints a stark picture of our state’s employment landscape: just 2 of… Read more »

Roots Too Deep? 5 Signs It’s Time to Move Onto a New Employer

According to Business Insider, the average person spends 90,000 hours at work over the course of their life. The takeaway? Make sure your career is a fulfilling one! When your job is challenging, your career is moving forward in the right direction, you’re paid well, and you truly enjoy your work, it’s pretty easy to… Read more »

Ahead of the Game: How to get tomorrow’s job skills TODAY in Middle TN

Once upon a time, you could make yourself more promotable by simply taking a class or learning a new software program. But in today’s fast-changing workplace? It takes a lot more to get ahead. In addition to continually developing new skills and learning new ways of operating, you also need a modern set of “soft”… Read more »

Boomtown: Nashville’s on Top!

Hiring in Nashville | Nashville Jobs

At Wood Personnel, we always say that Nashville is an amazing place to live and work. The heart of Middle Tennessee is beating strong – and things are really booming around here. But don’t just take our word for it! Whether you’re looking for jobs in Nashville, need Middle Tennessee’s top talent for your growing… Read more »

5 Wood Personnel Team Members Earn CSP Designation

  Congratulations to our following staff members for earning their CSP® designation from the American Staffing Association: Danielle Basile, Branch Manager, Lebanon Office Rachel Givens, Human Resource Specialist, Nashville Industrial Office Jill Thornell, Human Resource Specialist, Murfreesboro Office Megen Leach, Compliance & Benefits Administrator Carolyn Diaz, Human Resource Specialist, Murfreesboro Office The CSP® program offers… Read more »

Wood Personnel Services Wins Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing Client Diamond Award

Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Staffing Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores. Nashville, TN – February 18, 2016 – Wood Personnel Services announced today they have earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Diamond Award after winning the Best of Staffing Client Award at least… Read more »

Nashville Fun on the 4th of July!

Wood Personnel is proud to be a part of our great nation.  So, in honor of our country’s “birthday,” we’re sharing this list of fun things to do in and around Nashville this 4th of July, as well as a few interesting facts about the holiday: ______________________________________________ Nashville Fireworks This year, the fireworks at the… Read more »

Nashville Leads the Way!

  At Wood Personnel, we already know that Nashville is an amazing place to live and work. Offering a vast array of cultural, employment and economic opportunities, the heart of Middle Tennessee is beating strong – and getting even stronger by the day. Admittedly, we’re a little biased. But you don’t have to take our… Read more »