Competition for talent among hot trends for employers in 2015

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The upswing in the economy means competition for talent will heat up in 2015. That means employers need to up their game when it comes to attracting and retaining the best team members.

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'Hidden compliance cost:' Restaurants with 50+ full-time employees must start ACA reporting in 2015

Though not mandated to offer health care coverage to employees until 2016, restaurants with 50 or more full-time employees are still required to track data monthly throughout 2015.

5 steps for keeping your restaurant from getting ICE'd

The US government has stepped up its immigration enforcement efforts in recent years, and all employers -- not just large ones, or ones that employ non-citizens -- are at risk of failing an audit.

Big data is pointless

Big data is pointless, your data is priceless.

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.

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.

Restaurants serve up a path to success – Part 2

Retaining your top talent will grow increasingly difficult as the economy continues to improve and the labor market tightens.

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Webinar will tackle 'Hot or Not' trends for employers

How much will big data cost in 2015? How can restaurants mitigate rising costs and increasingly competitive labor markets?

Jamba Juice launches Chicagoland hiring push

Jamba Juice will be hosting a Jamba Hiring Day in the Chicago area on Oct. 24 to identify and recruit candidates for Jamba team member or store personnel positions.

1,000 Starbucks partners enroll in college classes through partnership

Starbucks partnered with Arizona State University for its College Achievement Plan, which will help learners earn their bachelor's degrees.

Webinar to address pitfalls and perils of I-9 compliance

Webinar will help restaurant operators understand the importance of I-9 paperwork.

PeopleMatter teams up with NCR to streamline employee onboarding process

PeopleMatter has announced a new relationship with NCR. As part of the agreement, NCR’s Aloha POS and Back Office technology and the PeopleMatter Platform will be integrated to send employee data, real-time and bi-directionally, between the PeopleMatter Platform and NCR...

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.

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