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Managing Management

Operators cut back spending on management retreats, but not at the expense of content. As budgets are slashed and travel is frozen, management retreats often become a victim as the something that has...

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Training with Technology

E-training is a convenient way to teach employees new programs and to review safety procedures. If technology is the way of the future, then it would follow that online or other computer-based traini...

Directors find different ways to recognize their employees, from a “thank you” to award programs to massages. People like to be recognized for their work. According to a 2007 poll by Mari...

Tyson U. fosters relationships with customers while providing valuable information.   SPRINGDALE, Ark.—The foodservice industry thrives because of relationships, and customers are always ...

Operators find value in mentoring not only their staff, but also the foodservice industry’s future. Investing in the future seems a popular topic these days. And although it’s become diff...

Finding and keeping employees may be the key to surviving tough times. The tough economy can be a double-edged sword when it comes to recruiting and retaining employees. While the tough times make it...

Putting a termination notice in writing goes hand in hand with documenting problems with an employee along the way. Here’s a boilerplate notice. Check out the termination notic...

It’s always smart to let applicants know if you’re not interested. Here’s a letter to send out letting them know you won’t be calling them in for an interview. Check out the no...

It’s no fun firing a manager. Make sure you’ve covered all your bases before moving forward with this checklist. Check out the manager pre-dismissal checklist. ...

What kind of setting should you choose for an interview? An answer to that, along with helpful tips on providing relevant information and choosing questions. Check out the inte...