Study finds that turnover rates at the management and hourly levels in the restaurant industry continue to rise, with management turnover at its highest level in 10 years. Read more here: http://hospitalitytechnology.edgl.com/news/Data-Reveals-Slow-Job-Growth-in-Restaurant-Industry107505 Burger King reports better-than-expected third quarter sales, but the increase is far below last year’s numbers. Restaurant Brands […]
Many times I hear questions from recruiters, how can I get job seekers to reply? I had several interesting conversations last week with various clients – a combination of recruiter/agencies and corporate HR in the restaurant/hospitality space. I was interested in hearing what channels they were using to reach out to […]
So today I thought I’d write about a few apps, websites, and extensions we use to make our lives easier in the office. Many of our team members here at RZ use these, and we thought we’d share this list with all of you so that maybe you can find […]
Prices at restaurants are rising despite lower food costs nationwide. Taxes, rental and labor costs are a big part of restaurant expenditures, outweighing the positive impact of lower food prices. Read more here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/10/12/food-prices-are-dropping-but-restaurant-prices-aren/zyRx7yABlUbq6msrqg1vFM/story.html Big dip in stock prices for Panera Bread, Texas Roadhouse and BJ’s in September, reflecting an […]
Chick-fil-A beats Kentucky Fried Chicken, selling on average almost four times as much fried chicken in its eateries than KFC. Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/why-chick-fil-a-is-so-successful-2016-10 “We could use some inventory to come out,” says Darden CEO Gene Lee referring to the need for some bloodletting in the restaurant industry to make […]
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 […]
Credit card spending data show more Americans are choosing to eat at local restaurants or small chains like Shake Shack instead of large ones like Olive Garden. Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/americans-ditching-big-restaurant-chains-and-eating-local-2016-9 Research firm says the lunch trade is falling because of higher menu prices as customers opt for brown-bagging lunch […]
With our software, we have made searching by multiple keywords pretty easy. When you search by multiple keywords you are telling our software to find the keywords you specify in the candidates resume. Below are the following steps to begin doing this: 1) Login to your account, and click “resume search” on […]
As we all know being able to save resumes to come back too later is a must when you’re hiring! With our software, we have made this process pretty simple. There are two ways to save resumes using our software. See below: Tip #1: Saving Resumes after searching (Option 1) Step 1: One way to […]
Can Pokemon Go drive restaurant traffic? An article citing social media reports says players are choosing restaurants based on the availability of the virtual reality Pokemon characters. Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/pokemon-go-is-impacting-restaurant-strategy-2016-7 Some New York City pizzerias cash in on the Pokemon Go craze. Read more here: http://nypost.com/2016/07/12/pokemania-runs-wild-through-city-causing-crime-accidents/ Chipotle continues to […]
Myth Number 1: “If I make her a ‘salaried’ employee, I don’t have to pay overtime.” FALSE: You cannot avoid paying someone overtime simply by calling them a salaried employee. An employee’s entitlement to overtime depends entirely on the duties they perform. Generally, the law provides that executives, professionals, and […]
Industry research firm says restaurant sales are virtually flat and are expected to remain weak for the rest of the year. The cause? Uncertainty over the presidential election, according to one analyst. Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/people-are-spending-less-at-restaurants-and-its-terrifying-news-for-the-economy-2016-6 Jim Cramer of Mad Money assesses the stock performance of six restaurant chains, giving thumbs […]
College students usually dart for summer jobs once they have time off from classes. They need cash to help cover tuition, room and board, textbook, and other costs associated with their education. That also means that it can be a challenge to land a job because there are so many […]
Grocery stores offering fresh, restaurant-quality prepared foods are attracting more business, especially from millennials, according to a research industry firm. Read more about the rise of so-called “grocerants” here: http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-are-abandoning-restaurants-2016-6 These five online sites will help restaurant owners keep on top of the latest trends reflecting customer needs and wants. […]
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 […]
Restaurant operators are feeling optimistic about the economy this year and believe there will be expanding opportunities in the industry, according to an American Express survey. A recent survey shows McDonald’s and Burger King are the most disliked fast-food eateries in America. Read more here: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-hated-fast-food-restaurants-mcdonalds-burger-king-chick-fil-a-kfc-2016-5 Amazon has launched […]
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...
Let's face it. Hiring can be really tough! Especially in the restaurant/hospitality industry. High turnover rates. Tough to fill roles. New ...
This article outlines 12 recruiting tools for restaurants and hospitality professionals. This is based on research and what some of our clients/partners (who ...
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’...
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