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Oct. 17, 2016
Why hiring alumni can be a boon for your operation
From the standpoint of the foodservice director, there is plenty to gain from retaining homegrown talent—call it the ultimate return on investment.
Sept. 15, 2016
Feed student creativity with DIY training videos
The University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee creates its own training videos. It’s self-directed, because it’s difficult for students to find the time to do that training.
Sept. 15, 2016
5 easier ways to stay on top of continuing education
Continuing education is crucial for directors and their staff alike, but it also can be daunting. How do you know what makes sense for your team?
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 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 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 2, 2016
3 ways to invigorate a desire to learn
Management is more than just budgets and labor schedules; a key aspect is adding excitement to an operation. Be sure to add a bit of change to spice things up.
April 11, 2016
How to blow an interview
Here’s an interview tip: When asked about management style, don’t respond that you enjoy making people cry. This and other sage wisdom on why hiring managers don’t extend job offers.
April 4, 2016
Getting the most out of internships
Sure, foodservice interns will be washing dishes. But the experience also should be a valuable one for operators and short-term hires alike. Here’s how to seek out quality interns, and make the most...
March 28, 2016
Workshop teaches foodservice staff how to make lunch more appealing
The tactics shared included methods to reduce waste and increase sales of healthy items, such as giving vegetables creative names and placing white milk first in the lunch line.
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