Staffing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Predictable scheduling movement gaining momentum http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/predictable-scheduling-movement-gaining-momentum <div class="field-deck"> Activists now focus on when restaurant employees have to work as much as on the wages paid to them while working. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Activists now focus on when restaurant employees have to work as much as on the wages paid to them while working. </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/predictable-scheduling-movement-gaining-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/predictable-scheduling-movement-gaining-momentum#comments Staffing Tue, 02 Aug 2016 14:36:00 +0000 56531 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com grapestock El Pollo Loco franchisee takes on transgender mission http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/el-pollo-loco-franchisee-takes-transgender-mission <div class="field-deck"> California restaurants are urged to promote inclusion. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California restaurants urged to promote inclusion </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/el-pollo-loco-franchisee-takes-transgender-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/el-pollo-loco-franchisee-takes-transgender-mission#comments Staffing Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:33:00 +0000 56451 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to optimize job applications for mobile http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-optimize-job-applications-mobile <div class="field-byline"> James Ringler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants that fail to offer a mobile option are probably missing out on qualified candidates. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants that fail to offer a mobile option are probably missing out on qualified candidates.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-optimize-job-applications-mobile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/how-optimize-job-applications-mobile#comments Staffing Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:14:00 +0000 56431 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Mobile job applications should be simpler to reflect the limitations of mobile interfaces.</p> Thinkstock Why mentoring is crucial to hospitality industry http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/why-mentoring-crucial-hospitality-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em><strong>Zimmern: </strong>Mentorship has played a big part in the restaurant industry. It&rsquo;s best described by a quote from Benjamin Franklin: &ldquo;Tell me and I may forget. Involve me and I might learn.&rdquo; It describes what we do in this industry.</em></p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/why-mentoring-crucial-hospitality-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/why-mentoring-crucial-hospitality-industry#comments Staffing Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:47:00 +0000 55901 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Mentors: (from left) Jonathan Waxman, Marcus Samuelsson, Andrew Zimmern, Christina Tosi and Wylie Dufresne.</p> 7 elements of compelling job postings http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/7-elements-compelling-job-postings <div class="field-byline"> James Ringler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advertising open positions seems like rolling the dice. Here’s how to improve the odds of finding the right talent. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertising open positions seems like rolling the dice. Here’s how to improve the odds of finding the right talent.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/7-elements-compelling-job-postings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/management-tips/7-elements-compelling-job-postings#comments Management Staffing Sat, 09 Jul 2016 21:53:00 +0000 55691 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>You need to sell job seekers on the advantages of working in your restaurant.</p> Thinkstock Video Pick: Are restaurants still a boys' club? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/video-pick-are-restaurants-still-boys-club <div class="node-body video-body">Acclaimed international restaurant group D&D London asked a panel of female restaurant pros: Is hospitality still a boys' club? </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/video-pick-are-restaurants-still-boys-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/video-pick-are-restaurants-still-boys-club#comments Back of the House Staffing Video Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:45:00 +0000 55661 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com No-tipping models gain traction in Portland http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/no-tipping-models-gain-traction-portland <div class="field-deck"> Park Kitchen and The Bent Brick are redefining staff roles to level the playing field. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Scott Dolich of Park Kitchen and The Bent Brick explains how wage structures and staff roles are evolving.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/no-tipping-models-gain-traction-portland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/no-tipping-models-gain-traction-portland#comments Staffing Trends Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:15:00 +0000 55461 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Staffing changes will smooth out the earnings bumps for servers at Park Kitchen.</p> David Reamer Are you hiring a staff—or a team? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/are-you-hiring-staff-or-team <div class="node-body blog-body">Hiring and retaining a great team is one of the greatest challenges we face in the restaurant business.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/are-you-hiring-staff-or-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/are-you-hiring-staff-or-team#comments Guest Columns Staffing Rock Your Restaurant Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:31:00 +0000 55331 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Anti-obesity forces eye small chains, independents http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/anti-obesity-forces-eye-small-chains-independents <div class="field-deck"> Mission creep: With current obesity prevention efforts proving ineffective, fat fighters want all restaurants, not just large chains, to aid their cause. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Given new CDC reports showing the U.S. obesity epidemic continues unabated, even the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association is saying it&rsquo;s time to try a new direction. Among the ideas being floated: increased scrutiny of independent and small chain restaurant menu offerings and downsized portions for all. <a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/america-s-obesity-epidemic-hits-new-high-n587251" title="http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/america-s-obesity-epidemic-hits-new-high-n587251">http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/america-s-obesity-epidemic-hit...</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/anti-obesity-forces-eye-small-chains-independents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/anti-obesity-forces-eye-small-chains-independents#comments Staffing Operations Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:12:00 +0000 55291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Getty Images EEOC targeting workplace-related anti-Muslim rhetoric http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/eeoc-targeting-workplace-related-anti-muslim-rhetoric <div class="field-byline"> By Carmon M. Harvey, Esq. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants should be on the lookout for offensive speech and quash any suggestion of harassment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As concern over terrorism mounts, incidents involving Muslim employees appears to be on the rise. But employers that don’t take steps to quell this kind of behavior could find themselves targeted by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/eeoc-targeting-workplace-related-anti-muslim-rhetoric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/eeoc-targeting-workplace-related-anti-muslim-rhetoric#comments Staffing Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:38:00 +0000 55251 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Getty Images