Managing Staff

A guide to managing staff and enhancing employee performance
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Here are the traits to look for when hiring a marketing manager and the do’s and don’ts to know—and how to convince your boss that, yes, you really do need one. 

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Nearly half (46%) of HR managers say worker exhaustion causes up to half of their yearly turnover, says a survey from management software firm Kronos Inc.

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Some operators are working to regain ground in the war on talent with a battalion of full-time employees. Try these tips for transitioning to a largely full-time staff....

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Here’s how foodservice operations can work to avoid Uber’s missteps by building a culture that meets claims head on and crushes sexism in their operations.

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How to prepare for the unexpected.
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A crisis can strike at any time, even at the most organized operations. Dr. Matthew Seeger, professor and dean at Wayne State University in Detroit, offers suggestions....

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An entrepreneurial staff will take ownership and understand the business, not just collect a paycheck. 

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Here’s how organizations are cutting their labor problems by helping foodservice staff afford to put down roots in increasingly unaffordable cities.

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Earlier this summer, FoodService Director asked operators how they prioritize food safety in their operations, and the ideas are still rolling in. 

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Operators share their strategies that lead to returns on formal mentorship.


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