Don’t Let these Job Personalities Undermine Your Business

“He looked great on paper. How did he turn out to be such a disappointment on the job?” Ever find yourself muttering this a few months after hiring somebody you thought was a great candidate? It happens. Even seasoned hiring managers occasionally miss subtle cues that a candidate may be bad news. And besides, some […]

Think You Can’t Afford Administrative Staff? You May Be Missing the Boat

In recent years, businesses across middle Tennessee have been under tremendous pressure to cut costs and reduce head count.  At the same time, e-mail, mobile devices and other new technologies have made managers and executives more self-sufficient than ever.  You might think that, as a result, administrative staff would be rendered all but obsolete. According […]

10 Ideas for Better Staffing Results

Great staffing results don’t happen by accident. They occur when smart people (like you) invest in creating the best possible relationship with a quality staffing firm (like Wood Personnel).  Don’t leave your staffing success to chance.  Use these 10 ideas to achieve better staffing results: Give temporary employees formal job descriptions. Job descriptions should be […]

The Benefits We Offer Our Temporary Employees Directly Benefit YOU

Benefits.  Perks.  Extras.  Whatever you call them, they really make a difference in today’s changing job market.  Here are a few key ways the benefits we offer our temporary and contract employees directly benefit you and your organization: Attract the best candidates. Today’s job seekers are savvy.  Most know to choose a reputable staffing firm […]

Using Social Media to Drive Your Business

Here are a few interesting statistics for you, from a February 2011 press release issued by small-business social network MerchantCircle: Facebook is becoming an increasingly popular way for merchants to market their business, with 70 percent using the social network for marketing, up from 50 percent one year ago. Facebook has now surpassed Google (66 […]

Experts Look to the Staffing Industry for Signs of Recovery

A recent Reuters article by Kristina Cooke shares some good news: “The pace of temporary job creation after the most recent recession – an average of about 25,000 per month – has been faster than the past two, potentially a good sign for a labor market struggling with a jobless rate of 9 percent.” This […]