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RestaurantZone Hiring Platform Rapidly Expanding Nationwide

RestaurantZone Hiring Platform Rapidly Expanding Nationwide

From small towns in the mountains of Colorado to the streets of New York City, to the warm beaches of San Diego, to downtown Boston, The Restaurant Zone has been consistently delivering hires for restaurants and hotels all across the nation. The tech company and hiring platform has been used […]

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How to Hire and Keep the Best People

How to Hire and Keep the Best People

Entrepreneur Network partner Bryan Elliott goes Behind The Brand with Restaurateur Cameron Mitchell to discuss the importance of finding the right staff.

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GrubJobs.com Launches Exclusive Platform for Restaurant Jobs

GrubJobs.com Launches Exclusive Platform for Restaurant Jobs

GrubJobs.com – the exclusive platform for restaurant jobs, is excited to announce that it has launched a new online platform which specializes in connecting restaurants and job seekers. There are more than 1 million restaurant locations In the United States*. Over 14 million people are employed within the restaurant industry, […]

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Job Market Is Heating Up for Fast-Food Workers

Job Market Heating Up for Fast-Food Workers

In today’s tight labor market, restaurants are embroiled in a full-on food fight over workers. The rank-and-file is winning referral bonuses, free meals and days off, and the scarcity of candidates may be raising the minimum wage without help from lawmakers. While good news for millions of lower-skilled workers who’ve […]

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Food for Thought… and Career Success

Food for Thought… and Career Success

New Research Highlights Advantages of First Job Being in Food Service Industry Consider this: one in three Americans gain their first work experience in a restaurant and three fourths of restaurant employees believe they have the opportunity for career advancement in the industry. The Who Works in the U.S. Restaurant […]

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White Castle VP: Wage Hikes Would Impact Jobs for Young Workers

White Castle VP: Wage Hikes Would Impact Jobs for Young Workers

White Castle Vice President Jamie Richardson on the impact of a minimum wage hike on the business.

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Not Enough Cooks: Restaurant Industry Faces Talent Crisis

Not Enough Cooks: Restaurant Industry Faces Talent Crisis

Joe Kindred’s cooking career has taken him through top kitchens in San Francisco and Chicago, but when he decided to open a place of his own, the chef passed up big-city fame to return to his sleepy hometown of Davidson, N.C., a suburb of Charlotte. His restaurant, called Kindred, has […]

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New York State Approves $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

New York State Approves $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

New York state will gradually raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour – the first time any state has set the minimum that high. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration formally approved the increase Thursday, a move the Democratic governor announced at a labor rally with Vice President […]

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Could Rising Minimum-Wage Bring Robots to the Restaurant Workforce?

Could Rising Minimum-Wage Bring Robots to the Restaurant Workforce?

Crowded. That’s how Ed Rensi remembers what life was like working at McDonald’s in 1966. There were about double the number of people working in the store — 70 or 80, as opposed to the 30 or 40 there today — because preparing the food just took a lot more […]

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Restaurants Are Facing a Serious Chef Shortage

Restaurants Are Facing a Serious Chef Shortage

Even America’s finest restaurants say hiring has become incredibly difficult. “There aren’t enough qualified cooks — or unqualified cooks,” says a restaurant owner. Gotham Bar and Grill is a top-rated New York City restaurant with a coveted Michelin star. Not that long ago, it would have been a dream destination […]

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Restaurants: Serving Up Opportunity for America's Young People

Restaurants: Serving Up Opportunity for America’s Young People

As summer winds down and students head back to school, the National Restaurant Association is highlighting the restaurant industry’s role providing job opportunities to millions of young people across the country. The National Restaurant Association’s “Where I Started” multi-media campaign, launching today, includes a series of profiles, social media and […]

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Over 29k Restaurant Jobs added Across Segments in July

Over 29k Restaurant Jobs added Across Segments in July

Restaurant industry job growth remained steady and solid in July, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  Eating and drinking places added a net 29,300 jobs in July on a seasonally-adjusted basis, marking the 17th time in the last 18 months in which the industry added […]

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Revolutionary App for Video Job Applicants Introduces Hispanic Version

Revolutionary App for Video Job Applicants Introduces Hispanic Version

For franchise restaurants and similar service companies with high employee turnover rates, a new mobile app now gives hiring personnel an easy way to screen potential Hispanic workers in just five minutes. Maryland – based JobOn’s new mobile app allows job seekers to apply and video interview for restaurant, retail […]

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Study: Raising wages to $15 an hour for limited-service restaurant employees would raise prices 4.3 percent

Study: Raising wages to $15 an hour for limited-service restaurant employees would raise prices 4.3 percent

Raising wages to $15 an hour for limited-service restaurant employees would lead to an estimated 4.3 percent increase in prices at those restaurants, according to a recent study. Researchers from Purdue University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management also examined the impact of limited-service restaurants offering health-care benefits and found […]

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