What is ‘Request More Resumes’ and How Does it Work?

Curated Restaurant & Hospitality Talent at your Fingertips!  We created “request more resumes”, for several reasons. Mostly, because we wanted to allow employers & recruiters to view higher quality talent than traditional job postings. But, we also found that our client’s needed to see more variety in candidates and needed […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Dining Survey, Top Restaurants, Secret Menus

  New York’s Eleven Madison Park picked as Number One by the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the first American restaurant to make the top of the list in more than a decade.  Read more here.   Consulting firm survey indicates fewer people will be dining out in 2017, a […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Music & Restaurants, Future Trends

Restaurateur Ken Friedman, a former musician, compares the music industry to the restaurant business. Not so different, he says. Read more here: http://www.eater.com/2017/3/20/14980878/ken-friedman-music-industry Restaurant data analytics guru Damian Mogavero talks about the restaurant industry, saying its future depends on embracing the creative side of the restaurant business and adapting to trends. Read […]

3 Quick Tips To Schedule More Interviews & Stay on Top!

We all know making that initial contact or setting up interviews can be tough. For both employers and the job-seekers. And especially in restaurant/hospitality, everything is so busy! As a recruiter or employer you’re juggling a million things. You have resumes, interviews, trainings and meetings to attend. On the other side […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Applebee’s, Big-Name Chefs, Surcharges

Applebee’s parent company is closing up to 60 restaurants as the chain suffers from an industry-wide slowdown that some analysts fear could be the start of a restaurant recession. http://www.businessinsider.com/applebees-restaurants-are-disappearing-across-the-us-2017-3 Boutique hotels signing up big-name chefs as a way to gain recognition. Read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/07/dining/hotels-restaurants-big-name-chefs.html?_r=0 Restaurants imposing surcharges to offset […]

Restaurant Job Boards: 15 Places to Hire Hospitality Talent

  Let’s face it. Hiring can be really tough! Especially in the restaurant/hospitality industry. High turnover rates. Tough to fill roles. New restaurant openings. Short staffed locations. And list goes on and on and on… That’s why we have compiled this list of the 15 best restaurant job boards, hiring […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Burger King’s Whopper, Trump Immigration Impact

Burger King owner, Restaurant Brands, buys Popeyes for $1.8 billion, putting Restaurant Brands in a good position to take on McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast food chains. Read more here: http://money.cnn.com/2017/02/21/investing/restaurant-brands-burger-king-popeyes-acquisition/ Restaurants, bars and hotels brace themselves for further enforcement of US immigration laws by the Trump administration. Read more […]

Three Simple Resume Search Tips

1) An effective way to find candidates is to search them based on the concept they work for. Try searching for: {JOB TITLE}, {INSERT CONCEPT HERE} Example 1: restaurant manager, cheesecake factory  Example 2: cook, taco bell Example 3: sous chef, hilton Please note: This is an excellent reference, a full list […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Customers, Mexico, Diversity

Global information research group releases study on ways to increase traffic at restaurants. One of its findings: consumers think restaurant prices are too high, so they stay away or cut back on eating out. Read more here: https://www.qsrmagazine.com/news/new-path-increasing-restaurant-business Trump’s Mexico policy could spell trouble for restaurant chains like Chipotle that […]

12 Restaurant Recruiting Tools to Try Out Today

This article outlines 12 recruiting tools for restaurants and hospitality professionals. This is based on research and what some of our clients/partners (who are mainly recruiters and human resources professionals) have been using. But really anyone who is working on hiring and recruiting can probably benefit from using at least […]

Restaurant News Roundup – Generation Z, 2017 Outlook, Prices

Move over millennials, generation Z is now starting to make its restaurant preferences felt. What do those born after 1996 and coming of age now want? No nuggets! Find out more by reading here: Click Here to Read More. While 2017 is expected to be a difficult year for restaurants, […]

Restaurant News Roundup: Stocks, Chains & Dating

Papa John’s, with a 62% increase in its stock price, and Domino’s with a 45% gain, were among the top fast food stocks to buy in 2016. A Fox Business article says the two pizza chains were immune to factors causing a slowdown for other fast food chains during the […]

10 Tips to 10x Your Job Applications

When posting a job advertisement, casting the largest net possible is critical so that you can attract an abundance of applications. From there then you have more options and are able to easily narrow down several favorites for an interview. This article provides 10 simple tips that you can apply […]

Job titles, they’re more important than you might think!

We speak to recruiters and HR professionals daily and we’re always gathering insights into how they work and what is the most effective to them when it comes to attracting the right talent. With every conversation, we notice that combinations of different strategies work for each recruiter, company and/or HR […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 12/3/16

Fast Casual restaurants like Panera account for just under 8% of the restaurant industry, but are poised to grow more if they can continue to make inroads into the fast food business.  Read more here: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2016/12/03/5-fast-casual-stats-that-will-blow-away.html   Restaurants can benefit from SMS marketing, just follow the example of Texas Roadhouse […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 11/20/2016

Restaurant company stocks are up since the election of Donald Trump, with chains like Papa John’s and Domino’s soaring high.  Read more here: http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-ride-trump-rally   Mixed reaction in the restaurant industry to Trump’s election victory, though most agree that an increase in the federal minimum wage is unlikely in a […]

Restaurant News Roundup, 11/2/16

Moody’s predicts it will be harder for restaurants especially fast casual eateries like Applebee’s to increase earnings over the next year, downgrading its outlook for the restaurant industry to “stable” from “positive” in its latest report.  Read more here: http://blogs.barrons.com/incomeinvesting/2016/11/02/moodys-lowers-its-outlook-on-restaurant-industry/ Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain calls for providing a living wage […]

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