Infographic: Summer Hiring Insights

After surveying 250 employers from the retail, hospitality and food service industries for our latest Summer Hiring Report, we collected enough data to provide job seekers with some great tips for finding work this season. Find out what fellow employers say the best applicants will bring to the table this summer.

FEATURES


How PeopleMatter allows Boloco to go paperless

Hear Caitlin Simmons, Human and Brand Development Manager at Boloco, talk about the "inspired burrito" company's success using PeopleMatter HIRE™.

5 Steps to Avoid Interview No Shows

No shows can be an annoying obstacle when hiring for your restaurant. Use these 5 steps to avoid interview no-shows.

Five ways to get the best out of Generation Y employees

Like the Baby Boomers before them, Gen Y employees will reshape the working world.

Make Your Restaurant Thrive

Snagajob helps restaurants hire efficiently

Why are restaurants around the country using Hiring Manager? Restaurants need better employees. Watch the video to learn how Hiring Manager can help employers to attract quality applicants and hire the best candidates more efficiently.

It’s not a chicken-and-egg scenario: quality comes before sales

By assessing applicants for their behavioral preferences, you can find out if an applicant has the energy to work the drive-thru, the customer service for the cash register or the trustworthiness to cover the late shift.

Spread of hours in New York

Are you familiar with the regulation regarding the spread of hours in New York? It applies to virtually every restaurant in the state and failure to adhere to it can lead to sanctions by the state’s Department of Labor. The law works like this: Let’s say a waiter works a double shift, the first shift running from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Glass is half full hiring: it’s all about perspective

Giving an applicant's previous experience a lot of weight in hiring decisions may seem like the prudent approach, but when it comes to finding a right-fit employee, aptitude is more important.

Top 5 ways multiple HR systems kill your brand

Webinar discusses biggest obstacles, solutions to multiple-platform use.

Report spotlights low wages throughout food industry

Food Chain Workers Alliance interviewed 700 employees in various sectors.

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NEWS


Position-specific assessments added to WykeWyre hiring tool

WyckWyre and Criteria Corp have announced the integration of Criteria Corp's HireSelect assessments into WyckWyre's food and hospitality online hiring systems. The implementation will seamlessly integrate personality, aptitude and skill assessment test screening into WyckWyre's application process, according to a...

WyckWyre intros new online dashboard for hospitality hiring

WyckWyre, a food and hospitality-specific online hiring system, announced the release of its new V3 system, a platform that the company said gives clients a tool that is as simple to use as popular social networks. The V3 system features...

NRA member testifies before Congress over Health Care Law challenges

Testifying on behalf of the National Restaurant Association today, Jamie Richardson of White Castle System Inc. called on Congress to address challenges facing restaurant operators in implementing the health care law. Richardson, VP of government, shareholder and community relations for...

HotSchedules partners with talent management provider

HotSchedules, developers of mobile and Web-based employee scheduling, forecasting and paperless hiring solutions, announced a partnership with global talent management provider Corvirtus to deliver new employee assessment tools, which are now integrated with HotSchedules' online GoHire solution. Two assessment options...

PeopleMatter acquires employment assessments provider

PeopleMatter announced it has acquired PeopleClues, a global provider of employment assessments. With the agreement, PeopleClues joins PeopleMatter as the PeopleClues Division, which will be led by Julie Moreland as the senior vice president division, reporting directly to Nate DaPore,...

PeopleMatter receives $19M in capital funding

PeopleMatter announced it has closed a $19-million growth round of capital led by Scale Venture Partners, based in California. According to PeopleMatter CEO and president Nate DaPore, this additional capital will be used to accelerate the company's growth in sales,...

Compeat introduces restaurant labor management solution

Compeat Restaurant Management Systems has launched Compeat Workforce, a complete labor management solution that delivers time and attendance, forecasting and labor scheduling to the restaurant; as well as a portal for the restaurant staff. Workforce is an integrated component of...

McAlister's Deli names Carl Jakaitis CFO

McAlister's Deli has announced that Carl Jakaitis has been named as the company's chief financial officer. Jakaitis was most recently CFO of Petrus Brands, where he was responsible for finance and administrative functions and worked closely with Planet Smoothie and...

National Restaurant Association reports continued restaurant job growth

New analysis by the National Restaurant Association shows that the restaurant industry continues to serve as a leading creator of jobs, outpacing overall U.S. employment growth.

Webinar to discuss efficiencies in hiring practices

FastCasual.com and Hot Schedules are hosting a joint webinar June 28 to discuss efficiencies in restaurant operators' hiring practices. The webinar will be held at 2 p.m. June 28.

Webinar to focus on hourly workforce management

FastCasual.com, in partnership with Charleson, S.C.-based PeopleMatter, is hosting the June 19 webinar, "Top 5 Ways Multiple Systems are Killing Your ROI," at 2 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar will cover the pitfalls restaurant operators face when using multiple HR...

Wyatt Hurt joins MOOYAH team as senior director, operations

MOOYAH Burgers Fries & Shakes has announced that it has hired Wyatt Hurt to leads its operational team. As the new senior director of operations, Hurt's objective is to advance the day-to-day operational system for franchises and streamline procedural process...

Starbucks makes executive changes

Starbucks Coffee Company has announced several leadership changes to accelerate its innovation and growth. The company announced the following leadership moves as it further strengthens its three-region operating model: Lucy Lee Helm was named executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf names new VP of operatons

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has named Mark Watkins as its new vice president of operations, reporting directly to president and CEO Mel Elias. In his new role, Watkins will oversee the growth of the company’s domestic operations, focusing...

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf adds new CFO

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has named John Theuer as its new chief financial officer, reporting directly to president and CEO Mel Elias. In his new role, Theuer will oversee the accounting, finance, treasury and IT departments for the Los Angeles-based specialty coffee and tea retailer.

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