Getting to know the 2014 Hourly Job Seeker

Snagajob is in the unique position to provide a snapshot of today’s hourly job seekers’ conditions and attitudes. To paint a picture of the hourly worker in 2014, we surveyed our audience to understand three major aspects: state of mind, lifestyle and job search.

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Fazoli's hits refresh with menu overhaul and elevated service

With guest frequency below where he wants it to be, Fazoli's CEO Carl Howard asked his customers what it would take to get them in the door more often. The result is a revamped menu and service that looks more like casual dining than fast casual.

Top 3 things to know about hourly hiring in 2015

The upcoming year will be filled with changes and trends that affect how you interact with both job seekers and current employees.

State of the Union puts minimum wage, 30-hour work week, joint employer issues in the spotlight

It's been a busy week in Washington. From the State of the Union address to the Supreme Court to more on the minimum wage, here's a round-up of hot public policy topics for restaurants.

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc. hopes investors will RAVE about new name

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc., the parent company of Pie Five Pizza Co. and Pizza Inn, has announced that it is changing its name to RAVE Restaurant Group Inc., reflecting the company's transition to a multi-brand group.

Strong growth ahead in 2015, predicts the IFA, but threats are looming

While the economic forecast is strong, headwinds caused by the NRLB's joint employer ruling, minimum wage hikes and ACA implementation could curtail QSR franchise growth in 2015.

Competition for talent among hot trends for employers in 2015

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.

Going back to the basics always works

Refer to the failures of your company's ancestors because there is a lot to learn there.

Temporary hires can have a lasting effect

Keep an eye out for a team member who takes new peers under their wing; you just might have had an excellent trainer under your nose.

8 tips for heading off holiday scheduling stress

Increased traffic coupled with more requests for time off can add up to scheduling stress. Check out these tips for reducing the stress.

Restaurant organizations apprehensive about Obama's executive action on immigration

It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.

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Nevada, Hawaii, Florida boast highest percentage of restaurant workers

States whose restaurant workforces represent the largest proportions of their overall employment include Nevada, with 16 percent; Hawaii, with 14 percent and Florida, with 12 percent. Nationally, the percentage is at about 10 percent.

NRA renews CEO's contract

The National Restaurant Association has issued a statement on its decision to renew the contract for Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.

Infographic: Restaurant workers express optimism about the industry

Nine out of 10 workers surveyed say the restaurant industry is a good place to land a first job.

Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association's president resigns

President Vince Vittatoe, Bob Evans Farms Inc., resigned to take a position outside the restaurant industry.

NLRB issues complaint against Au Bon Pain for unfair labor practices

The National Labor Relations Board is alleging Au Bon Pain is discouraging its workers at Philadelphia International Airport from engaging in union activities, according to Law360. The NLRB, in response to cases opened by Unite Here Local 274, has filed a complaint against Au Bon Pain.

Where the jobs are: Arizona, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Utah

According to the NRA, Arizona is projected to post a close to 24 percent restaurant job increase and Florida and Texas each is projected to post over 22 percent gains over the 10-year period from 2015 to 2025. Georgia and Utah are expected to grow 21 percent.

CrunchTime! launches online learning suite for NetChef platform

CrunchTime! Information Systems has launched a new online learning suite aimed at helping users learn how to perform critical tasks on its NetChef back office platform.

Suzy's Swirl earns nod for excellent company culture

Jim Knight spends a chapter in his book "Culture that Rocks" exploring the strong culture of froyo concept Suzy's Swirl.

NRA, PepsiCo release 3rd foodservice careers video

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation released its third installment of Project Taste Test – Servin' Up Successful Careers video in partnership with PepsiCo.

Red Book Connect launches ACAdvisor module for HotSchedules

The ACAdvisor helps businesses track, manage and monitor ACA employment statuses.

Push is on for paid sick leave

The president is backing The Healthy Families Act, which requires employers with 15 or more employees to offer up to a week of paid sick time.

NRAEF develops first-ever Food And Beverage Service Competency Model

The model provides a framework for understanding career opportunities within the industry, and aligns with other industry models to demonstrate common transferable skills and competencies.

House passes bill defining full-time as 40 hours per week

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 30 this week, which if it becomes law would set the definition of full-time work to 40 hours per week.

NRA study: Most employees proud to work in the restaurant industry

The study details the opinions of nearly 5,100 Americans who currently work or formerly worked in the industry, as well as those who own or operate restaurants.

Red Book Connect announces new bilingual version

Red Book Connect's Manager's Red Book, Kitchen Red Book and Room Attendant Book are now all available in Spanish and English.

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Staffing is critical to the success of any business, but especially in the restaurant industry with its high employee turnover rates. This research center offer insights for human resources managers to help hire, train and retain the best employees.