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Top 3 things to know about hourly hiring in 2015

The upcoming year will be filled with changes and trends that affect how you interact with both job seekers and current employees.

State of the Union puts minimum wage, 30-hour work week, joint employer issues in the spotlight

It's been a busy week in Washington. From the State of the Union address to the Supreme Court to more on the minimum wage, here's a round-up of hot public policy topics for restaurants.

Strong growth ahead in 2015, predicts the IFA, but threats are looming

While the economic forecast is strong, headwinds caused by the NRLB's joint employer ruling, minimum wage hikes and ACA implementation could curtail QSR franchise growth in 2015.

Competition for talent among hot trends for employers in 2015

The upswing in the economy means competition for talent will heat up in 2015. That means employers need to up their game when it comes to attracting and retaining the best team members.

Hurdles expected to remain in place in 2015 for restaurant operators

In addition to record-high commodities prices, labor inflation, technology costs and health care/menu labeling regulations, there is also intensified competition in foodservice.

Going back to the basics always works

Refer to the failures of your company's ancestors because there is a lot to learn there.

Temporary hires can have a lasting effect

Keep an eye out for a team member who takes new peers under their wing; you just might have had an excellent trainer under your nose.

8 tips for heading off holiday scheduling stress

Increased traffic coupled with more requests for time off can add up to scheduling stress. Check out these tips for reducing the stress.

How to make sure your dishes are properly sanitized

Ideally, one person should clean the dishes and the other person sanitize and handle the clean ones. If this isn’t possible, strict procedures must be followed to disinfect hands between loads.

Restaurant organizations apprehensive about Obama's executive action on immigration

It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.

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Florida KFCs increase bottom line 2% with video cameras

Envysion, a provider of managed video as a service technology, announced that D-Carr Investments has increased its bottom line by two percent in six months using Envysion Technology Insights platform to leverage video from cameras at 10 KFC stores in Florida.

McDonald's to increase wages, provide paid time off: April Fools?

McDonald's USA today announced wage increases and paid time off for full- and part-time employees at company-owned restaurants.

Arby's appoints VP of Operations to COO

Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. announced that Senior Vice President of Operations John Bowie is the company’s new chief operating officer, reporting to Paul Brown, chief executive officer of Arby's.

Popeyes appoints former IHOP VP to COO

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. announced it has appointed John K. Merkin as Chief Operating Officer-US.

Long John Silver's appoints new CEO

Long John Silver's announced the appointment of James O'Reilly as chief executive officer.

Wendy's elects former Microsoft exec to Board of Directors

The Wendy's Company announced that its Board of Directors has elected Michelle "Mich" Mathews-Spradlin to serve as a director of the company.

Nevada, Hawaii, Florida boast highest percentage of restaurant workers

States whose restaurant workforces represent the largest proportions of their overall employment include Nevada, with 16 percent; Hawaii, with 14 percent and Florida, with 12 percent. Nationally, the percentage is at about 10 percent.

West Virginia man suing Burger King for racial discrimination

A Morgantown, West Virginia, man is suing a Burger King location for racial discrimination

NRA renews CEO's contract

The National Restaurant Association has issued a statement on its decision to renew the contract for Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.

Infographic: Restaurant workers express optimism about the industry

Nine out of 10 workers surveyed say the restaurant industry is a good place to land a first job.

Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association's president resigns

President Vince Vittatoe, Bob Evans Farms Inc., resigned to take a position outside the restaurant industry.

Where the jobs are: Arizona, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Utah

According to the NRA, Arizona is projected to post a close to 24 percent restaurant job increase and Florida and Texas each is projected to post over 22 percent gains over the 10-year period from 2015 to 2025. Georgia and Utah are expected to grow 21 percent.

NRA, PepsiCo release 3rd foodservice careers video

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation released its third installment of Project Taste Test – Servin' Up Successful Careers video in partnership with PepsiCo.

Burger King merger brings layoffs to Tim Hortons

In the wake of its merger with Burger King, Tim Hortons will shed some of its 2,000 corporate employees.

Red Book Connect launches ACAdvisor module for HotSchedules

The ACAdvisor helps businesses track, manage and monitor ACA employment statuses.

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Staffing is critical to the success of any business, but especially in the restaurant industry with its high employee turnover rates. This research center offer insights for human resources managers to help hire, train and retain the best employees.