The Powerful Influence of Networking

The Powerful Influence of Networking - Wood Personnel Services

In today’s professional landscape, networking has become a vital tool for office and clerical staff in Middle Tennessee. Building and leveraging professional connections can have a powerful influence on your career growth and success. Networking opens doors, expands opportunities, provides valuable insights, and offers support from like-minded professionals. It is a strategic way to navigate […]

Time for an Employee Handbook Overhaul?

Employee Handbook

Does your employee handbook need more than a “polish” or “tweak”? Today’s post is just for you. A great employee handbook does more than just set the “ground rules” for working in your organization; it provides a blueprint for your company culture, mission and goals. Answers common questions, so you don’t have to. Aids with […]

Perks, Perks, Perks! Options Today’s Job Seekers Want – and Your Business Can Afford

Candidates want them… According to stats cited in this Harvard Business Review article, roughly 60% of people report that perks and benefits are a major job-offer acceptance factor. What’s more, 80% of employees would opt for additional benefits over additional pay! …but can your business afford them? Gargantuan employers like Google, IBM and and Amazon […]

Want to Build a Better Bottom Line in 2018? Develop This ONE Skill in Your Team

What’s the skill? Strategic thinking. Strategic thinkers are problem-solvers who keep the big picture and long-term in mind. They think ahead, plan ahead and follow systematic thought processes that can adapt to multiple time-frames (i.e., today, next month, a year, five years). These individuals are skilled at anticipating and preparing for both challenges and opportunities, […]

Text-Based Recruiting: Could It Really Work for Your Middle TN Business?

That little smart phone in your hand? It could be the next big thing in interviewing. Skeptical? Let’s take a look at a few statistics: Roughly three-quarters of Americans (77%) now own a smartphone, up from just 35% in 2011. (Pew Research Center) Most Americans would rather text than talk, spending 26 minutes per day […]

Would You Try THAT?! Unconventional Ways to Boost Employee Productivity

Call them “out of the box.” Call them “unconventional.” Call them “strange.” However you choose to describe these productivity boosters, one thing is sure: they’ll go a long way toward refreshing, refocusing and re-energizing your team (especially during a summer productivity slump). Get Visual. Try color therapy. Research shows that the color yellow positively affects […]