Teriyaki Madness names Heather Winslett director of operations

Teriyaki Madness announced today the addition of Heather Winslett as the company’s director of operations. As the director of operations, Winslett will work with current franchisees to ensure growth, profitability, performance and adherance to brand standards, as well as oversee...


5 Steps to Avoid Interview No Shows

No shows can be an annoying obstacle when hiring for your restaurant. Use these 5 steps to avoid interview no-shows.

Five ways to get the best out of Generation Y employees

Like the Baby Boomers before them, Gen Y employees will reshape the working world.

Snagajob helps restaurants hire efficiently

Why are restaurants around the country using Hiring Manager? Restaurants need better employees. Watch the video to learn how Hiring Manager can help employers to attract quality applicants and hire the best candidates more efficiently.

How one QSR maintains a low employee turnover rate

Lion's Choice president discusses company's competitive benefits and strong culture.

It’s not a chicken-and-egg scenario: quality comes before sales

By assessing applicants for their behavioral preferences, you can find out if an applicant has the energy to work the drive-thru, the customer service for the cash register or the trustworthiness to cover the late shift.

Spread of hours in New York

Are you familiar with the regulation regarding the spread of hours in New York? It applies to virtually every restaurant in the state and failure to adhere to it can lead to sanctions by the state’s Department of Labor. The law works like this: Let’s say a waiter works a double shift, the first shift running from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Glass is half full hiring: it’s all about perspective

Giving an applicant's previous experience a lot of weight in hiring decisions may seem like the prudent approach, but when it comes to finding a right-fit employee, aptitude is more important.

5 ways multiple HR systems can hurt your brand

Webinar spotlights biggest obstacles, solutions to multiple-platform use.

Report spotlights low wages throughout food industry

Food Chain Workers Alliance interviewed 700 employees in various sectors.

Restaurants serve up a path to success – Part 2

Retaining your top talent will grow increasingly difficult as the economy continues to improve and the labor market tightens.

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Krispy Kreme promotes HR leader

Krispy Kreme has appointed Cathleen D. Allred as SVP of Human Resources and Organizational Development, effective immediately.

Subway co-op selects PeopleMatter’s employee onboarding platform

Subway’s franchisee-owned purchasing cooperative, The Independent Purchasing Cooperative, has partnered with workforce talent management provider PeopleMatter to deploy "You're Hired," an online employee onboarding module, to more than 29,000 Subway locations throughout North America. According to a news release, the...

Krispy Kreme SVP of HR announces retirement

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. has announced that Senior Vice President Kenneth J.

Position-specific assessments added to WykeWyre hiring tool

WyckWyre and Criteria Corp have announced the integration of Criteria Corp's HireSelect assessments into WyckWyre's food and hospitality online hiring systems. The implementation will seamlessly integrate personality, aptitude and skill assessment test screening into WyckWyre's application process, according to a...

WyckWyre intros new online dashboard for hospitality hiring

WyckWyre, a food and hospitality-specific online hiring system, announced the release of its new V3 system, a platform that the company said gives clients a tool that is as simple to use as popular social networks. The V3 system features...

Whataburger named a top workplace in San Antonio

Whataburger Restaurants LLC has been selected as a San Antonio Express-News Top Workplace for 2013. The company was nominated by its employees and assessed in areas such as the company's leadership, its values and future, communication, and atmosphere and environment. The winners were published in the Oct.

Tim Hortons adds executives to Canadian, U.S. systems

Tim Hortons Inc. has appointed Steve Wuthmann as executive vice president, Human Resources, and as a member of the executive group, effective Sept.

NRA member testifies before Congress over Health Care Law challenges

Testifying on behalf of the National Restaurant Association today, Jamie Richardson of White Castle System Inc. called on Congress to address challenges facing restaurant operators in implementing the health care law. Richardson, VP of government, shareholder and community relations for...

HotSchedules partners with talent management provider

HotSchedules, developers of mobile and Web-based employee scheduling, forecasting and paperless hiring solutions, announced a partnership with global talent management provider Corvirtus to deliver new employee assessment tools, which are now integrated with HotSchedules' online GoHire solution. Two assessment options...

Yum! Canada among best workplaces

Yum! Canada, the franchisor of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has been named as one of this year's 50 Best Workplaces in Canada. The Vaughan, Ontario-based Great Place to Work Institute compiles the list based on two criteria: two-thirds...

PeopleMatter acquires employment assessments provider

PeopleMatter announced it has acquired PeopleClues, a global provider of employment assessments. With the agreement, PeopleClues joins PeopleMatter as the PeopleClues Division, which will be led by Julie Moreland as the senior vice president division, reporting directly to Nate DaPore,...

PeopleMatter receives $19M in capital funding

PeopleMatter announced it has closed a $19-million growth round of capital led by Scale Venture Partners, based in California. According to PeopleMatter CEO and president Nate DaPore, this additional capital will be used to accelerate the company's growth in sales,...

Sonic deploys PeopleAnswers HR solution

PeopleAnswers has signed a software licensing agreement with Sonic. As part of the agreement, the 400 company-owned Sonic Drive-Ins will use the PeopleAnswers HR solution in identifying and selecting employees. "To remain at the top of our industry, it takes...

Fiesta Restaurant Group names new chief people officer

Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, has named Nancy Clark as vice president — chief people officer, effective immediately. Clark has more than 15 years of experience at several organizations, including J.C. Penney Corporation, PepsiCo Inc.

Wendy's franchisee deploys WyckWyre hiring tool

WyckWyre, the applicant tracking system focused on the food and hospitality industry, and BF Companies, a 165-unit Wendy's franchisee, announced their partnership to deploy WyckWyre's hiring tool systemwide. BF Companies had specific needs when researching applicant tracking systems for their...

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