Training Employees? Get More Bang for Your Buck with These Ideas

If you have responsibility for employee training, you know that the benefits extend well beyond improving employees’ job skills. Training your employees also: makes workers more versatile, especially if you offer cross-training; makes employees’ jobs more interesting and diverse; fulfills your staff’s need for continual development, which is essential for retaining high performers; enhances employee […]

Make their First Day Great! To Do List for Welcoming New Hires

New Hires in Nashville | Wood Personnel Services

It’s the first day for your shiny new recruit. Your job? To make sure he gets off to a fantastic start. And that starts with a solid onboarding process. Effective onboarding creates a host of benefits for your company and your new employee. It sets a positive tone for your employment relationship by building the […]

Checking In: Middle Tennessee Employment and Economic Indicators

It’s that time again! A few times each year, we like to get a pulse on how the Nashville area is doing from an economic and employment perspective. It’s been several months since we’ve reviewed the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on the Nashville / Davidson / Murfreesboro / […]

The 2015 Nashville Economy: What’s the Scoop?

  Don’t have time to make sense of all of that great data the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides? We get it. While the BLS provides a ton of useful employment and economic information, making sense of the numbers (and getting the historic perspective you need) can be a bit cumbersome. So we’ve done […]

Hiring Kangaroos

  These days, most new hires don’t stick around nearly long enough for a gold watch: Millennials typically change jobs every 4.4 years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to a 2014 CareerBuilder survey, 1 in 4 workers has held 5 or more jobs by age 35. High achievers (especially young managers) […]