5 Ways to Attract Passive Job Seekers

It’s no secret that the best employees are taken…but that doesn’t mean you can’t pitch them. Sure, you’ll have to go up against their company loyalty but anything’s goes in today’s economy. In a 2014 report by LinkedIn, 45% of employed respondents were open to talking with a recruiter. Now, […]

Hiring like a Googler

Yes, I know what you might be thinking. Why should I care about how Google hires, when I’m a restaurant recruiter and Google is a goliath software company? Two completely different industries, I get it. Well, I’ll leave you with the words of Pablo Picasso: “good artists copy, great artists […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 11/9/15

Advocates say ending the practice of tipping will help curb sexual harassment of women working at restaurants. Read more here: http://www.newsweek.com/curb-sexual-harassment-nix-tipping-restaurants-advocates-say-391955 Food industry executives offer advice at forum on transitioning from traditional restaurants to fast-casual eateries. Read more here: http://www.pizzamarketplace.com/articles/navigating-the-crossover-fast-casualization-of-the-restaurant-industry/ New study says there’s a strong correlation between the amount […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 11/2/15

Chipotle’s continuing E. Coli troubles seen as a buying opportunity for investors, according to Motley Fool. Read more here: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/11/23/chipotles-e-coli-outbreak-is-a-buying-opportunity.aspx Tech company that connects restaurants to food suppliers as a way to cut costs is proving increasingly popular for some upscale chefs, according to a New York Times article. Read […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 10/21/15

New York Times reports a “crisis-level shortage” of experienced cooks is affecting restaurants, especially high-end establishments. Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/21/dining/restaurant-kitchen-chef-shortage.html Subway steps up its antibiotic-free policy, saying it has begun the transition to serve protein from animals that have never been given antibiotics in its thousands of U.S. restaurants. Read […]

How Technology Can Help the Restaurant Industry

With the improving economy, restaurant industry sales are expected to hit a record high of $709.2 billion in 2015. Not bad. Other stats, however, paint a different picture about the state of the restaurant industry. The average hourly worker in the food service industry stays in one position for only […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 10/6/15

Survey finds food service industry faces staffing challenges, with more than half of restaurant owners saying they are short-staffed and are always looking to fill jobs in the kitchen. Read more here: http://massachusettsnewswire.com/restaurant-industry-survey-2015-highlights-staffing-challenges-in-foodservice-and-hospitality-19620/ Papa Johns, Pizza Hut and Dominos now get more than half their sales from digital ordering as […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 9/25/15

Restaurant chains raising the bar to get fresher, more organic ingredients in the face of changing consumer demands and tastes. Read more here: http://nrn.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-catches-changing-consumer-tastes Hispanics lead in the restaurant business, holding one-fourth of the jobs and being twice as likely to have a management position in the restaurant industry in […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 9/12/15

Back to the Future! A fully automated restaurant in San Francisco hopes to be first in a chain of eateries where customers can order, pay and receive their food without ever interacting with a person. Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/09/upshot/restaurant-of-the-future-service-with-an-impersonal-touch.html Restaurant industry survey shows same-store sales were up in August by […]

Line Cook Employee Turnover, a new epidemic?

So, I’m sitting on a bus right now traveling from Washington DC back to the office in New York City, and apologies because it’s definitely been a while since I’ve had a chance to post on our blog! We’ve been very busy with a slew of new clients, and its […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 9/4/15

Restaurants offering higher wages and more perks to keep valuable employees. Experts say this is attracting older, more career-minded individuals to the food service industry. Read more here: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/restaurants-face-hiring-challenges-as-wages-rise-2015-08-25 National Restaurant Association emphasizes food safety in restaurants in launching “Let It Flow” campaign. Read more here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/national-food-safety-month-highlights-restaurant-industry-best-practices-300132969.html University of Delaware […]

The Restaurant Resume Search & My Experiences (Part I)

Finally, I have some down-time at 11PM at night to write about the most exciting and enthralling topic of all…the Restaurant Resume Search! CAUTION BEFORE YOU READ this is going to be a very long blog post, if you care not to read my rambling in these next few paragraphs just […]

Did you hire A-Player Line Cooks? 5 things to look out for

How do you go about hiring your line cooks. Below are 5 tips and things to look out for when doing so…enjoy! Cleanliness Do they sanitize their hands regularly? How do they handle the food? Have you reviewed their personal hygiene? How are they handling their ingredients? Are they respecting […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 8/11/15

Research group says breakfast visits up by 4% this year, as more consumers eat their breakfasts at restaurants. Main factors are that breakfasts are less costly and have shorter waiting times, according to the research. Read more here: http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/185792/latest-craze-in-the-us-restaurant-industry-breakfast Restaurant industry employment continued climbing in July, adding some 29,000 jobs […]

Credit Card Fraud

Today’s video goes over Credit Card Frauds and the new Credit Card Fraud Liability shifts on October 15, 2015. Just recently I actually experienced credit card fraud on my new card! Pretty crazy, I had a bunch of unknown transactions on my card via online, at stores, pizza shops, food, […]

3 Simple Steps When Purchasing A POS System

Just other day I had the pleasure to speak to Bob Frazier from POS Advice, so that basically I learn more about POS Systems and how they can impact a restaurant. I then began to realize that a lot of restaurant owners and managers may find this material helpful, so […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 7/31/15

Restaurant Performance Index, which tracks outlook for US restaurant industry, declines for second consecutive month in June, reflecting dampened optimism by restaurant owners – despite expansion in some key indicators. Read more here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dampened-outlook-causes-restaurant-performance-index-decline-in-june-300121916.html Although the restaurant industry is growing overall, some parts of the industry are being cannibalized by […]

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