The upcoming year will be filled with changes and trends that affect how you interact with both job seekers and current employees.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to record-high commodities prices, labor inflation, technology costs and health care/menu labeling regulations, there is also intensified competition in foodservice.
Refer to the failures of your company's ancestors because there is a lot to learn there.
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.
Increased traffic coupled with more requests for time off can add up to scheduling stress. Check out these tips for reducing the stress.
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.
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It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.
CiCi's Pizza, a pizza buffet concept, announced the promotion of Steven Jones to chief operating officer.
The Obama Administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the restaurant and retail industries and trigger a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, according to the National Retail Federation.
PizzaRev CEO and co-founder, Rodney Eckerman, joined the Board of Directors of the California Restaurant Association, the state's restaurant and hospitality industry association.
The Wendy's Company announced the appointment of Kurt Kane, 43, to the newly created position of Chief Concept Officer, responsible for all North American marketing and innovation efforts.
Simpson will be a member of the association's executive leadership, reporting to President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.
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 USA today announced wage increases and paid time off for full- and part-time employees at company-owned restaurants.
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 Louisiana Kitchen Inc. announced it has appointed John K. Merkin as Chief Operating Officer-US.
Long John Silver's announced the appointment of James O'Reilly as chief executive officer.
The Wendy's Company announced that its Board of Directors has elected Michelle "Mich" Mathews-Spradlin to serve as a director of the company.
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.
A Morgantown, West Virginia, man is suing a Burger King location for racial discrimination
The National Restaurant Association has issued a statement on its decision to renew the contract for Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.
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Nine out of 10 workers surveyed say the restaurant industry is a good place to land a first job.