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[LIVE WEBINAR] Combating rising operating costs in a tight labor market

[LIVE WEBINAR] Combating rising operating costs in a tight labor market

Date: June 19, 2018 | Time: 2:00 PM EST | Duration: 1 Hour | Join HotSchedules, for an in depth discussion of how a labor management platform can help you stay competitive by optimizing your labor costs and helping you to become the employer of choice. Register now!

Fragmentation: The Silent Killer in Workforce and Back Office Management

Fragmentation: The Silent Killer in Workforce and Back Office Management

Access to big data gives managers the insight they need to achieve their business goals like never before. Unlike complex and costly legacy systems, next-gen back-office systems can handle the demands of today’s competitive restaurant environments.  This guide explores in more detail.

The Power of Intelligent Inventory in Restaurants

The Power of Intelligent Inventory in Restaurants

New intelligent technologies can take your inventory management to the next level. These systems can save managers time, cur food waste costs, and create opportunities to drive your bottom- and top-line revenue in more efficient and effective ways.

How Intelligent Restaurant Inventory Technology Helps Managers Hit Their Numbers

How Intelligent Restaurant Inventory Technology Helps Managers Hit Their Numbers

Explore the exciting new frontier of intelligent restaurant operating platforms, and how modern inventory management systems can make processes easier for your managers. Read to learn how intelligent inventory management can help carry your restaurant into a smarter future.

How to Simplify Your Back Office and Innovate for the Future

How to Simplify Your Back Office and Innovate for the Future

Learn how a manager enabled with a more intelligent back office platform will be able to make better decisions that have a positive impact on profits and top line growth.

How to Retain Managers: Your Restaurant's

How to Retain Managers: Your Restaurant's "Moneyball" Metric for Success

Your managers are the heart of your restaurant. They know your staff. They know your stores. They keep your operation running smoothly. But restaurant managers are leaving for better opportunities at an alarming rate. Learn why theyre walking out the door, and how you can keep them.

Why QSRs Need to Use Scheduling Templates

Why QSRs Need to Use Scheduling Templates

With labor budgets constantly in flux, QSR owners and operators are always looking for ways to cut costs and grow workable profit margins. A restaurant employee scheduling solution with template capabilities is an easy and intelligent method of reducing the time it takes to build accurate schedules from hours to mere minutes.

How to Boost Employee Engagement and Deliver Great Customer Experiences

How to Boost Employee Engagement and Deliver Great Customer Experiences

This Quick-Start Guide provides QSRs with strategic insight into how they can boost both employee engagement and customer experiences—including actionable steps and solutions to use to speed up the process.

Sonic: QSR Drives Operations Into the Future with HotSchedules

Sonic: QSR Drives Operations Into the Future with HotSchedules

Seeking a more modern approach to employee scheduling and communication, a Connecticut-based Sonic franchisee turned to the HotSchedules for help. They were looking for a way to streamline operational processes through rapid growth and expansion and to reduce time spent on administration such as employee schedules and communications.

4 Tips on Employing Minors You Need to Know Now!

4 Tips on Employing Minors You Need to Know Now!

Minors comprise almost a third of the hospitality workforce, but employing such a prominent population isn't easy. Complying with constantly changing labor laws that are regional in nature can be hard to keep up with. How are you supposed to keep up?

Predictive Scheduling: What You Need to Know and How to Be Ready

Predictive Scheduling: What You Need to Know and How to Be Ready

Issues with workers not receiving enough hours, being asked to be "on-call" but are never actually called in, and being scheduled at the last minute have gained the attention of lawmakers across the country. Predictive scheduling may be coming to your area soon. Find out what you need to know and how to be ready.

How to Optimize Your Labor & Control Costs

How to Optimize Your Labor & Control Costs

In the restaurant industry, margins are slim. And with rising wages and stagnant growth, you are feeling the squeeze more than ever. In this guide, we discuss the simple, yet effective ways restaurant operators and managers can cut labor costs while optimizing your people, performance, and profits.

Steps for Figuring Out Your Restaurant's Prime Cost

Steps for Figuring Out Your Restaurant's Prime Cost

Manage costs, increase sales - at a basic level, these are the pillars of a successful restaurant. In this infographic, we break down the prime cost calculation. By monitoring your prime costs weekly, you'll break through your break-even plateau and increase your restaurants profits.

Restaurant Labor Forecasting: Predictability

Restaurant Labor Forecasting: Predictability

Traditional methods for capturing critical forecasting data and formulating labor plans and budgets are incomplete and often inaccurate.This guide will explain where you can find bottom line savings using advanced labor tools and how activity based forecasting can be one of the smartest labor tools you’ll ever use.

A Safe Bet: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses with Affordable Tech

A Safe Bet: Preventing Foodborne Illnesses with Affordable Tech

There are solutions emerging to maximize food safety efforts at the restaurant level, enabling operators to better communicate with their employees and to rectify any potential safety breaches immediately.

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