COVID-19 Employee Burnout

According to Monster’s recent “State of the Candidate” survey, 51% of the employees who are telecommuting said they are experiencing burnout and overwork. More than half of the workers surveyed don’t plan to take any PTO during quarantine for a variety of reasons including concerns about job security. Maintain boundaries Before COVID-19, the topic of… Read more »

Celebrating Memorial Day—At a Distance

Get out of the house and celebrate while staying safe and healthy. Have a Block Party Instead of the backyard, move your cookout to the front yard. Grab your favorite foods and enjoy a meal outside. It’s as simple as setting up a table in your driveway and chatting with your neighbors—while staying six feet… Read more »

Good news! We’re healthy and ready to help!

We hope you’re doing well and your coworkers, family, and friends are healthy and safe, too! The challenges presented by the Coronavirus have been overwhelming, but together we’re going to get to the other side of this pandemic stronger and better in ways we don’t understand yet. We thought you might want to hear some… Read more »

Concerned Over a Recent Gap in Your Work History?

First, take a deep breath—you’re in good company! Many people have experienced unemployment at some point in their career. But this doesn’t change the fact that a potential employer will wonder why you went unemployed—and since it’s their job to make good hiring choices, they may be curious about what happened. But don’t worry. By… Read more »

Wood Personnel Services Named 5-time Diamond Award Winner by ClearlyRated for Client Satisfaction

Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Staffing® Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from clients and job seekers. Nashville, TN – February 4, 2020 – Wood Personnel Services, announced today that they have won Best of Staffing® Client Award for the 9th consecutive year and… Read more »

Question: How Can I Get a Job I’m Seemingly Unqualified For?

Looking for a new job on laptop

Searching for a new job can be frustrating. It takes time to scour the internet for possible job openings, prepare your cover letter and resume, and then apply. Applicant Tracking Systems, used by many companies, automatically scan your document for keywords—and they can cause your resume to be filtered out even before anyone human has reviewed… Read more »

The Value in a Staffing Firm to Help You Navigate Peak Production Season

Working with a staffing firm during peak production

Most industries encounter a season each year when demand increases. In health insurance, it’s in the fall, right before January enrollment. In the food service and hospitality industries, demand peaks in the summertime, when many customers are on vacation and going out more. In retail, the winter holidays are crunch time, as customers scramble to buy gifts.… Read more »

The Key to Mentally Preparing for a Work Presentation

Mentally Preparing for a Work Presentation

For many people, the thought of standing up and speaking in front of others can be terrifying. This fear may harken back to school and the memory of oral reports—no one’s favorite thing to do! But with practice and a little preparation, work presentations can become almost second nature. The more you prepare and the more… Read more »

Skills That Stand Out When Looking for a Manufacturing Position

Working in manufacturing today is much different than 10 and 20 years ago. Today’s employers are looking for a higher-level employee who can have a bigger impact on the bottom line. So, if you’re looking for a manufacturing job in Nashville, what skills will help you to stand out? Four Skills That Stand Out When… Read more »