Is That Employee Just a Grinch – or Breaking the Law?

Employees can be rude. Thoughtless. Boorish. But there’s a difference between grinch-like behavior and workplace harassment. And while there are no laws against acting like a jerk on the job, your employees have the right to work in an environment that’s productive and respectful. The problem is, many Middle Tennessee employers struggle to understand the… Read more »

That Candidate Looks Great on Paper – But Will They Fit Your Culture? (part 1)

It doesn’t make sense. After hiring what you thought was the ideal candidate – someone with the right skills and background, and an appropriate level of experience – you watched them flounder. Despite your best efforts, within a few months, they crashed and burned. Where did your hiring process go wrong? Maybe they weren’t the… Read more »

Why Work with a Locally Owned Middle Tennessee Staffing Firm?

When it comes to staffing in Middle Tennessee, you have lots of options. Why work with a locally owned Middle TN staffing agency? Here are a few reasons why it makes sense for your business to “shop local” and partner with Wood Personnel: We know the market. Wood Personnel has been a part of the… 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 »

Too Many Employees Calling in Sick? Your Guide to Dealing with Attendance Problems

Employees Calling in Sick

They run late. They call off last-minute. They always seem to suffer from a mysterious “illness” the day after a holiday. And their chronic attendance problems are driving you nuts. Frequent absences negatively impact your team’s productivity, efficiency and morale. Regardless of the size of your organization, responsible employees become annoyed when they have to… Read more »