Staffing http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en 11 tips to keep staff happy over the holidays http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Restaurant operators share their best practices for keeping spirits high during a busy month </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurant operators share their best practices for keeping spirits high during a busy month</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/11-tips-keep-staff-happy-over-holidays#comments Staffing Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:13:00 +0000 59861 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Background checks: what you need to know http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/background-checks-what-you-need-know <div class="field-deck"> Investigating job applicants advisable, but tread carefully, experts say </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Investigating job applicants advisable, but tread carefully, experts say</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/background-checks-what-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/legal/background-checks-what-you-need-know#comments Legal Staffing Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:57:00 +0000 59591 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Photo: Creatas Images/Thinkstock</p> 5 ways Trump administration might impact restaurant labor http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/5-ways-trump-administration-might-impact-restaurant-labor <div class="field-byline"> Dana Kravetz </div> <div class="field-deck"> Minimum wage, overtime rule changes, other issues under scrutiny </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Minimum wage, overtime rule changes, other issues under scrutiny</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/5-ways-trump-administration-might-impact-restaurant-labor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/5-ways-trump-administration-might-impact-restaurant-labor#comments Legal Staffing Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:51:00 +0000 59581 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.800000190734863px;">President-elect&nbsp;Trump may support the significant extension of overtime pay, as it stands to positively impact many of his core voters.</span></p> Getty Overtime rule challenges come down to the wire http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/overtime-rule-challenges-come-down-wire <div class="field-deck"> Court ruling on possible stay expected Nov. 22, but experts say don’t hold your breath </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Court ruling on possible stay expected Nov. 22, but experts say don’t hold your breath</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/overtime-rule-challenges-come-down-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/overtime-rule-challenges-come-down-wire#comments Staffing Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:14:00 +0000 59511 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Many restaurant managers will qualify for overtime pay under the DOL&#39;s rules. Photo:&nbsp;monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock</p> 3 marketing lessons for hiring managers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/3-marketing-lessons-hiring-managers <div class="field-byline"> James Ringler </div> <div class="field-deck"> 'Post and pray,' 'help wanted' signs and other old-school techniques no longer cut it </div> <div class="node-body article-body">‘Post and pray,’ signage and other old-school techniques no longer cut it</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/3-marketing-lessons-hiring-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/3-marketing-lessons-hiring-managers#comments Management Staffing Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:13:00 +0000 59181 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How to reduce time clock abuse http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-reduce-time-clock-abuse <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>For as long as I&rsquo;ve been operating a catering company, and for as many lessons as I&rsquo;ve learned about the importance of taking action, there are still times when I let a problem go on for too long.</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-reduce-time-clock-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/how-reduce-time-clock-abuse#comments Management Staffing The Dish on Catering Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:43:00 +0000 59011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Tips to stay in touch with job applicants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/tips-stay-touch-job-applicants <div class="field-byline"> James Ringler </div> <div class="field-deck"> Digital applications, while convenient, call for quicker responses </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Digital applications, while convenient, call for quicker responses</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/tips-stay-touch-job-applicants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/tips-stay-touch-job-applicants#comments Staffing Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:42:00 +0000 58651 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com NakoPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock 3 steps to effective seasonal hiring http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/3-steps-effective-seasonal-hiring <div class="field-byline"> Megan Schuyler </div> <div class="field-deck"> It's never too early to start preparing for the holiday rush </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The holiday rush can strain any restaurant, but shrewd staffing will help ease the workload</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/3-steps-effective-seasonal-hiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/3-steps-effective-seasonal-hiring#comments Staffing Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:51:00 +0000 58061 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Holidays can be crazy times for restaurants &mdash; crazy good if you plan properly.</p> Thinkstock How to comply with labor laws for contract workers http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/how-comply-labor-laws-contract-workers <div class="field-byline"> By Lori Brown </div> <div class="field-deck"> DOL’s new overtime rules and recent guidance on independent contractors spell interesting times ahead </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DOL’s new overtime rules and recent guidance on independent contractors spell interesting times ahead</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/how-comply-labor-laws-contract-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/how-comply-labor-laws-contract-workers#comments Legal Staffing Mon, 03 Oct 2016 19:15:00 +0000 58051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Studies estimate that more than 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will be made up of independent contractors by 2020.</p> BernardaSv / iStock / Thinkstock Danny Meyer restaurants expand paid parental leave http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/danny-meyer-restaurants-expand-paid-parental-leave <div class="field-byline"> Ron Ruggless </div> <div class="field-deck"> Union Square Hospitality Group to offer paid parental leave to all workers after a year of service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Union Square Hospitality Group to offer paid parental leave to all workers after a year of service</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/danny-meyer-restaurants-expand-paid-parental-leave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/staffing/danny-meyer-restaurants-expand-paid-parental-leave#comments Staffing Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:18:00 +0000 57961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Union Square Hospitality Group, the 13-restaurant New York City operator, owns such restaurants as Maialino, Marta, The Modern and North End Grill, as well as the soon-to-reopen Union Square Caf&eacute;.</p> USHG