Stormy Weather: Pay and Absence Tips for Inclement Weather

Winter is just around the corner. And with it comes incredibly unpredictable weather conditions. Icy roads. And even sleet or snow. So here’s the big question for today’s post: When inclement weather hits, are your HR policies up to the challenge? According to an ERC/smart Business Workplace Practice Survey, only 39% of employers have a […]

Nashville Fun on the 4th of July!

Wood Personnel is proud to be a part of our great nation.  So, in honor of our country’s “birthday,” we’re sharing this list of fun things to do in and around Nashville this 4th of July, as well as a few interesting facts about the holiday: ______________________________________________ Nashville Fireworks This year, the fireworks at the […]

When it Comes to Attracting Great Talent, Nashville is Luckier than Most

Great talent is flocking to Nashville. In fact, City Observatory, an urban policy think tank, reported that the number of college-educated, young professionals moving to our city increased by a whopping 48 percent between 2000 and 2012! That’s nearly double the national average of 25 percent, and it puts Nashville in second place in the […]

Giving Thanks: The best ways to say “thank you” at work

Thanksgiving is just a few days away – and it’s the perfect opportunity to express your thanks to everybody you encounter at work: clients, customers, co-workers, employees, supervisors, vendors and other service providers. But many of us feel awkward expressing our gratitude or don’t know the most appropriate ways to show appreciation. Office dynamics, company […]

Workforce Demographics: Who is Generation “F”?

Savvy recruiters know about baby boomers, Gen X and even Gen Y. But there’s a new kid in town that HR and hiring managers are beginning to encounter:  Gen F. So who are they and why should you care? For starters, “Generation Facebook” is the latest emerging workforce demographic.  As a group, they’re demanding, socially […]