How to Create Resume Alerts on Craigslist

In this article I wanted to share a really simple tactic on how to easily setup resume alerts utilizing Craigslist. In the “resumes” section on Craigslist, there’s always a chance that you can find a golden nugget in there. I’m going to show you 5 easy steps on how to setup […]

3 Email Hacks To Win over Job Seekers

I cringe sometimes, when I see some of the messages recruiters send to candidates. No offense (believe me I’ve been just as quality)! The ones that are the worst are the long winded email that is clearly copy + pasted, generic, and unpersonalized. Yikes…surely that’s one way to scare off quality […]

How to Find Free Resumes Online (The List)

Updated as of October 3rd, 2016 Let’s face it we all know recruiting can be challenging. You need all the help and resources you can get. That’s why I put together this list of free resources to find free resumes online. Enjoy and feel free to mention any others you […]

College Student Job Seeker Behavior

Technology has gradually changed the way we function as a society. We EAT, SLEEP, and BREATH technology and most likely capture all three on camera, to obviously and shamelessly post on social media (ahem, Instagram) at a later date #TBT. I see it everyday on my college campus! Almost everything […]

Q&A: Restaurant Talent in Puerto Rico

Today, we are doing an interview with Jane Diaz, President of RDC Recruiting Services. Jane used to be a long-time client here at RestaurantZone! Jane has worked as a RPO Recruiter at Manpower Group, a Regional HR Generalist at Chipotle, a Contract Recruiter at United Surgical Partners Int’l and has consulted throughout […]

Firing Sucks, Hiring Mistakes & The Lessons Learned

So over the past few weeks, we’ve had to make some firings. Mostly minor ones, having to let go of a few people here and there. We’re a small team of about 20, so it’s never fun… but sometimes it must be done! Generally, it involved junior developers & sales associates that […]

How To Get 185% Better Results From Your Job Advertisement (Part I)

I’ve wanted to write about the topic of job advertisements for some time now. It’s played such a HUGE role at RZ with achieving BIG TIME candidate results. I’ve noticed that the right job advertisement has positive impacts directly with our own hiring efforts, and with our clients as well […]

Why Your Talent Is Leaving

With new technologies emerging every year, one can argue that the job search never really ends. Human beings are always looking for the shinier object or something new, better, and more fulfilling. With new technologies growing exponentially, paired with how easily available it has become to access such technology, it […]

5 Ways to Attract Passive Job Seekers

It’s no secret that the best employees are taken…but that doesn’t mean you can’t pitch them. Sure, you’ll have to go up against their company loyalty but anything’s goes in today’s economy. In a 2014 report by LinkedIn, 45% of employed respondents were open to talking with a recruiter. Now, […]

Hiring like a Googler

Yes, I know what you might be thinking. Why should I care about how Google hires, when I’m a restaurant recruiter and Google is a goliath software company? Two completely different industries, I get it. Well, I’ll leave you with the words of Pablo Picasso: “good artists copy, great artists […]

How Technology Can Help the Restaurant Industry

With the improving economy, restaurant industry sales are expected to hit a record high of $709.2 billion in 2015. Not bad. Other stats, however, paint a different picture about the state of the restaurant industry. The average hourly worker in the food service industry stays in one position for only […]

Line Cook Employee Turnover, a new epidemic?

So, I’m sitting on a bus right now traveling from Washington DC back to the office in New York City, and apologies because it’s definitely been a while since I’ve had a chance to post on our blog! We’ve been very busy with a slew of new clients, and its […]

The Restaurant Resume Search & My Experiences (Part I)

Finally, I have some down-time at 11PM at night to write about the most exciting and enthralling topic of all…the Restaurant Resume Search! CAUTION BEFORE YOU READ this is going to be a very long blog post, if you care not to read my rambling in these next few paragraphs just […]

Did you hire A-Player Line Cooks? 5 things to look out for

How do you go about hiring your line cooks. Below are 5 tips and things to look out for when doing so…enjoy! Cleanliness Do they sanitize their hands regularly? How do they handle the food? Have you reviewed their personal hygiene? How are they handling their ingredients? Are they respecting […]

The Resume Database: The Positives and the Negatives

Imagine if you never had to write a job ad, and all you needed to do was to scroll through resumes to find a candidate, pick up the phone, schedule an interview, and get to it!  Imagine, all resumes located in one central location where you can EASILY glance through […]

How to post a job on Facebook

Learn how to post a job on Facebook, in particular a restaurant job and get applicants! This step-by-step video & step-by-step blog teaches you how to post a job listing on Facebook, and how to drive traffic, interest, leads, and ultimately applicants to your job. Enjoy (and scroll down more […]

Food and Alcohol Safety Training

5605 Manor Drive Peekskill, New York 10556 Food and Alcohol Safety “Knowledge” – More Business, Better Jobs, Bigger Tips?  Whether you are a restaurant owner or an employee of a restaurant rest assured that your livelihood is dependent on food and alcohol safety knowledge. You may be asking yourself why, […]

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