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There may come a time while searching for your dream job at which you are offered a position you feel compelled to decline. There are a multitude of reasons for declining a job offer, from disliking a commute to feeling generally ill at ease during the interview process. Whatever your reason for rejecting a job… Read more »

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Short-term employees may be on your staff only temporarily, but their contribution to your team should be as important as your permanent employees. All parts of a team are important, and it is an excellent managerial strategy to incentivize hard work and productivity from short-term staff. If all of your employees are eligible for some… Read more »

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Humans are creatures who crave change, yet have a tendency to resist it out of fear or lack of motivation. To anyone who is considering changing jobs, knowing when (and how) to change jobs can be a comfort. But when should you change jobs? And why? We have compiled a few indicators that might show… Read more »

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Temporary staffing can lead you to your next big career opportunity. Consider this: more than a third of American companies are operating with smaller staffs than before the recession. But to keep their businesses moving, companies have to hire contract or temporary workers. So temp jobs aren’t just about filling in for someone who’s sick… Read more »

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Is there a particular season, or time of year, when your business peaks and you could use a few extra hands? If you’ve used seasonal employees before, you know that not just anyone will do. You want good workers, reliable people who have the skills and experience you need. If you haven’t had good luck… Read more »

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In today’s economy, we know that many job seekers are struggling to find a job. While every job candidate faces their unique challenges, there are always several things to keep in mind. Whether it’s rewriting your cover letter, reviewing the way you approach interviews, or rethinking what kind of job will make you happy, here… Read more »

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Job searching is not for the faint of heart. Especially in today’s job market where there are more candidates looking for jobs, allowing companies to hire individuals with more experience. A job search can be extremely demoralizing if every job posting requires that you have several years of experience, but you know that you possess… Read more »

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Welcome to the new blog for the Wood Companies! We will use this blog to help job candidates and stay clients up to date on relevant news and topics. We want this blog to be a resource for anyone that has a relationship with the Wood Companies, and those who would like to establish one…. Read more »