Whether you're dealing with Baby Boomers, Generation X or Generation Y, the fast casual workforce is as diverse as ever, and so is how they access information. In today's mobile environment, clear and concise communication is key to the engagement...
An effective salesmanship training program can help offset declining customer counts and sales. Suggestive selling, add-on selling and up-selling of high profit menu items can add 5% to 10% to your check average.
Having good employees makes the difference between a good business and great business, but the employee-selection process can be loaded with challenges. This special report, sponsored by College Station, Texas-based iiX Employment Screening Services, will highlight the services available for hiring and retaining quality employees.
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.
So how do you find the best restaurant jobs these days? We uncovered job-hunting stats and facts in our Job Seekers Series. Then we sliced and diced the information to serve up visual morsels of information so that you can find a job ASAP.
Located in the college town of Stillwater, Okla.,
Brooklyn’s Restaurant is staffed primarily
by students. While their schedules are fairly
consistent from week-to-week, managers found it
difficult to handle availability requests and easily
accommodate last minute shift swaps and time off
requests using spreadsheets.
Overall 2014 holiday hiring levels are expected to exceed last year’s. Snagajob surveyed over 1,009 U.S. employers to learn more about their holiday hiring process. Discover their hiring strategies including how much they are willing to pay employees per hour and tools being used to help find the right people.
You heard that walking into a restaurant and asking for an application is pretty effective. It worked in the past. Heck, it might still work for some operations.
But chances are, you’ll have just as much success staying glued to your smartphone. At least that’s what the latest research on mobile job seeking suggests.
It’s hard to define a generation, but “Millennials” is the popular term for those who were born between 1980 and 2000. It’s clear that this burgeoning generation has preferences and behaviors different than their predecessors—especially when it comes to jobs.
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.
With minimum wage making maximum waves in the news these days, we thought it was time to get the lowdown on perceptions (and misconceptions) about minimum wage. So we surveyed active job seekers and employers to find out their attitudes regarding the topic.
We surveyed our restaurant employers to better understand their hourly employees and hiring needs. We received over 600 responses from owners, operators and managers with locations ranging from one to 15,000. Of these employers, 30 percent have forty-nine employees or...
Sonic, a concept that continues to grow and build, even in years where many other retail businesses are retracting, is well-known for its roller-skating wait sta and great food. When the concept arrived on the scene in Connecticut 3 years...
When employers have open positions, do they try to promote from within first before recruiting outside the company? When an employee wants to leave, do employers try to keep that employee by promising various perks? Download our employer survey results to find out.
Fast casuals need new ways to keep up with the
Today, consumers are becoming increasingly responsive to high-quality foods and an improved
dining experience. Fast-casual restaurants, or food service establishments that offer high-quality
food without full table service, are meeting these demands and growing rapidly.
LRS is the leader in fast casual paging solutions. Two things make LRS the best choice:
Durability and Service. Paging systems can take a beating in a fast casual environment
and weve engineered our pagers to be industrial strength for premium performance.
The new Freedom transmitter is designed to provide companies and guests with more
freedom when managing wait times. The new function of the Freedom Transmitter is its
ability to contact guests via text messaging, phone messaging or LRS pager. You now
have the freedom to do whats best for you and your customers.
Table Tracker is an elegant table locator
system developed and manufactured by Long
Range Systems that is designed to speed up
food delivery in fast-casual restaurants
where food is delivered to the table.
In the hospitality industry, a paging system is as common as knives and forks. However,
as cell phone technology became widely adopted, the need for a hybrid paging/texting
system emerged, but implementing a new system or upgrading an existing one can be difficult
Roger Brown's and The Cove Tavern were looking for a solution to cut down on time spent scheduling hourly employees, managing requests, documenting shift notes, communicating with and hiring employees.
HotSchedules Workforce solution, integrated with the Squirrel POS system, along with the HotSchedules Digital Logbook helps greatly reduce labor costs, streamline the scheduling process and provide for seamless communications at all levels of the Mint Julep organization.
Newks was challenged with disparate and cumbersome processes to create schedules that took an exceedingly long time and resulted in scheduling errors. Additionally, the team had no corporate-level visibility from a reporting and management perspective. Read this case study from...
The Tilted Kilt was facing enormous challenges with scheduling employees using spreadsheets, particularly because of the number of employees per location (>100) and because they allow weekly requests off and availability for the convenience of their staff. This case study shows how HotSchedules became the perfect solution.