Lessons on Hiring Better Employees: A Panera Case Study

Hiring is such a challenge, isn’t it? It takes time and money away from other critical things that you need to get done – but if it isn’t done right, your café will suffer!

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: HigherMe




Webinar: Tricky I-9 Trends To Look Out For in 2015

Homeland Security isn’t just targeting the big businesses anymore…even small- to mid-sized businesses are under a watchful eye. Making sure every I-9 is accurately completed and verified can be a daunting task. And any and all mistakes could cost you, big time – in more ways than one.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor:




The Business Case for Electronic Payroll Distribution

A benefit offering savings for both the employer and employee is rare. Electronic payroll distribution is one of those benefits.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: First Data


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4 union organization changes restaurateurs need to know

Restaurant operators must take the time now to learn how recent union-relaterd labor rulings from the National Labor Relations Board may affect their day-to-day employment decisions.

Texas groups join NRF to sue Labor Department over new overtime rule

A group of Texas chambers of commerce has joined the NRF to file suit on behalf of the "millions of employers and employees" that the groups say the new rules will negatively affect.

NRA: You're welcome for that career start, America

Employers owe the restaurant industry a debt of gratitude for initially teaching most of their business's employees crucial work skills needed to succeed including, reliability, teamwork and professionalism, according to the NRA.

Hourly workers: The new endangered species?

The hourly labor market is getting tighter all the time for restaurateurs. A new national study reveals what these workers want and sheds light on how restaurateurs might attract and keep the best and brightest.

Reaching a dual audience: Naf Naf COO discusses brand success

Frank Weiner, COO of Naf Naf grill discusses, the brand's ability to overcome challenges


Still need to fill some summer employee spots? Look for candidates with camp counselor qualities

Need some pinch-hitters to flesh out the spring hires that didn't work, or didn't last? Think about candidates who've had experience as camp counselors, or show those kinds of qualities because they are often both leaders and team players who work well in the restaurant setting.

Harris Poll forewarns of potential upheaval due to upcoming OT regulation

Americans have a hard time putting work away. In a new Harris Poll, most said it's at least partly because they have too much to do to in an eight-hour day.

NRA 2016: 5 tips for retaining employees of all ages

Employers who successfully retain employees are careful to address generational differences among the varied ages of workers they employ. A panel of experts at the NRA provides five tips related to this topic.

3 ways restaurants can optimize labor efficiencies and cut costs

Between higher wages and new labor regulations, restaurants are facing a labor crisis — and their existing, outdated processes are doing anything but helping the problem.

Building the brand culture: It’s all about empowering employees

Establishing a 'cult' philosophy in building a robust brand culture isn't a bad thing. In fact, it's one of several valuable and viable approaches.

Restaurateurs speak out against NLRB ruling

The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.

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.

'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.

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