Using Automation Results in Better Candidates because of a Better Job Search Experience

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You know that automation offers distinct advantages for your organization when hiring. Do you ever wonder if it offers similar benefits for candidates? It can, when employed correctly. You can keep desirable prospects engaged, remain top of mind among passive candidates and generally show people your hotel or restaurant is a great place to work.… Read more »

Glassdoor Survey: One Word Leads to a Positive Candidate Experience

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Employers often wonder what it takes to hire and retain candidates in today’s talent market. A recent survey by Glassdoor may provide some answers. Chief among them is the importance of  communication. What candidates typically want most is to be kept informed every step along the way. How can you use this information to your… Read more »

Which Trends Are Coming in Food and Beverage?

As a restaurant professional, you know it’s essential to keep up with popular developments in food and beverage and more importantly, anticipate what’s coming next. Here are a few trends you need to know in the coming year. Special Diets Increasingly, restaurants are focusing on how to adapt to diners’ evolving tastes and dietary restrictions.… Read more »

Asking Candidates for Salary History May NOW Have Legal Implications

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Recent discussions have employers wondering if they should be asking candidates for salary history during the interview process. Of particular concern is Oregon’s Equal Pay Act, portions of which are to go into effect in October 2017. Along with many other provisions, it contains the admonishment that employers may not ask an applicant how much… Read more »

What Is Your Goal – Build Check Size or Drive More Customer Traffic?

There’s more than one way to grow your restaurant business. The method you choose depends on the resources available to you. The primary sources of growth most restaurant owners rely on are increasing the number of customers who dine in their establishment or boosting the dollars spent by each diner. Here are some proven growth… Read more »

The Guide to Building an Awesome Staff for Luxury Hotels

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Luxury hotels can be difficult to staff well. You must hire people who are both comfortable interacting with well-off or celebrity guests, and committed to delivering a memorable experience to each and every one of them. It’s not easy. Guests of upscale hotels bring high expectations and can be demanding. They are accustomed to only… Read more »