Arby’s creates chief people officer position

Arby's Restaurant Group has promoted Melissa Strait, SVP, Human Resources and Leadership Development, to chief people officer, a newly created position reporting to CEO Paul Brown. According to a news release, Strait will be responsible for leading the strategy, development...

FEATURES


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.

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.

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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NEWS


Webinar to address pitfalls and perils of I-9 compliance

Webinar will help restaurant operators understand the importance of I-9 paperwork.

N.C. Dunkin’ Donuts sued for religious discrimination

A Seventh-Day Adventist in Asheville, North Carolina, has filed a lawsuit against Dunkin’ Donuts for religious discrimination, claiming his scheduled working hours violated his religious beliefs. According to USA Today, Darrell Littrell filed the suit against franchisee Citi Brands LLC...

PeopleMatter teams up with NCR to streamline employee onboarding process

PeopleMatter has announced a new relationship with NCR. As part of the agreement, NCR’s Aloha POS and Back Office technology and the PeopleMatter Platform will be integrated to send employee data, real-time and bi-directionally, between the PeopleMatter Platform and NCR...

Del Taco installing benefits software to manage Obamacare requirements

Del Taco has selected BenefitFocus' HR InTouch Marketplace cloud-based benefits software solution to support benefits administration and relative requirements from the Affordable Care Act. According to a news release, HR InTouch Marketplace will provide Del Taco with a single online...

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...

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...

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