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June 15, 2016
An employee onboarding cheat sheet
With the mentor’s help, create a 90-day plan that is both unit- and job-specific. Include time frames for tasks to be learned, not mastered. Here's a cheat sheet...
June 15, 2016
Finding a work-smartphone balance
Regulating employees’ smartphone use might make operators feel like an overbearing parent, but it’s becoming a necessary evil of the workplace.
June 15, 2016
3 ways to win over human resources
It's easy for tensions between foodservice and human resources to mount. But they could be a big ally. Here are three tips for getting HR on your side...
June 13, 2016
7 best practices for foodservice teams
Consultant Jim Sullivan offered some practical pointers during his educational session at the National Restaurant Association Show.
May 26, 2016
4 new labor worries threatening foodservice directors this week
Even more than usual, labor issues were top of mind for noncommercial foodservice directors and restaurateurs at this year’s NRA Show in Chicago. Here's why...
May 23, 2016
5 competencies to measure employees against
Although there are many models for evaluating competency, Penn State University's Jim Korner has had success with a system that includes five broad disciplines...
May 16, 2016
4 warning signs for potential hires
Times have changed, but two documents still have the power to paint an early picture of a job candidate’s desirability: a cover letter and resume.
May 9, 2016
The challenges of keeping staff employed during summer
Foodservice directors use summer “break” to plan menus, secure funding and work on their facilities—but there isn’t always work for their staff.
April 29, 2016
How to create a team of responsible whistleblowers
Creating an environment where employees feel comfortable reporting a problem doesn’t have to divide your staff.
April 18, 2016
The growth of the gig economy
The gig economy, also known as the shared or on-demand economy, leverages app-based technologies to match independent workers and customers.
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