University debuts stand-alone '50s-inspired diner
Aramark to buy hospitality purchasing company
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How 2 districts are handling unpaid meal balances and lunch shaming
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Don’t cry over cut onions
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Oct. 11, 2017
Eliminate staff shortages by hiring high schoolers
The processing is after-hours, so it works well with the students’ schedules. The students have their ServSafe certification and are skilled with working with all the equipment, so it’s a win-win.
Sept. 26, 2017
Discuss the full scope of a role to improve retention
The goal is to present people with as accurate a picture as possible of what it would be like to be in a school foodservice operation before job opportunities are discussed and therefore help the...
Aug. 22, 2017
Take off the training wheels: Offer internal transfers to expedite hiring
Because we have 39 locations, employees are offered a transfer if they’re planning a move. They’re rehired by the company, but there’s no additional training needed.
Aug. 22, 2017
Career plans help foster talent
Senior leadership meets twice a year to do organizational talent planning for every position from the top down. We talk about who are the potential high-performers.
Aug. 22, 2017
4 types of workers and how to keep them happy
We’ve tapped industry experts—and a whole lot of data—for strategies that shirk the one-size-fits-all philosophy in favor of one that uplifts each worker.
Aug. 15, 2017
Life as a millennial employee
The millennial workforce takeover has arrived. In 2015, Generation Y surpassed Gen X as the largest employed generation, and by 2020 we’ll represent 46% of U.S. workers.
June 16, 2017
Does AI have a place in foodservice HR?
How much tech is too much tech?
May 30, 2017
Sodexo CEO to step down
Michel Landel will be succeeded by company executive Denis Machuel.
April 25, 2017
District raises foodservice wage as salve to hiring struggles
To help find new staff, the school district also said it used an employment agency for the first time in two decades.
April 14, 2017
Consequences for last-minute call-offs
Lee's Summit R-7 School District's employees have paid time off, but if they don’t call in at least one hour before their scheduled shift, their PTO will be docked...
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