While the front of house is the face of a restaurant, back of house (BOH) employees contribute to the restaurant’s heart and soul. Oftentimes, though, these employees are overlooked unless an issue arises. In a recruiting market that is hard pressed to find reliable and experienced BOH staff, we are … [Read more...] about How to Retain BOH (Back of the House) Restaurant Employees
For many individuals, life’s unexpected challenges can bring forth obstacles to finding quality jobs and making a living. Certain job seekers in particular, including veterans, residents of low-income areas, recipients of TANF aid and ex-felons, face difficulty securing gainful employment. … [Read more...] about Become a WOTC Wiz: How Your Restaurant can benefit from Work Opportunity Tax Credits
In today’s world within the restaurant industry, it’s important to have Workers Compensation Insurance. It’s state-regulated and in the restaurant industry, it protects both you and your employee - your employee for insurance that covers on the job injuries and you from on the fines and penalties … [Read more...] about What is Workers Compensation Insurance?
It goes without saying that the restaurant industry thrives on tips. Although tip payouts are not required, it is a widely accepted norm in the U.S. that guests leave the server a percentage based on their total bill. Therefore, it’s no secret most servers in the restaurant industry rely greatly on … [Read more...] about What Restaurants Need to Know About Tip Pooling
Review your Handbooks With the New Year comes changes to legislation and specific legal updates at the federal, state and local level. Additionally, if your employee headcount has increased over the course of the year, you may now need to adhere to federal, state, and local laws that previously … [Read more...] about 2018 Year End HR Best Practices
American labor unions have been labeled many things over the years; from the support system for common interests of blue-collar workers to the bane of employer's existence. Over the last 70 years, the number of labor unions has decreased from 35 percent to 11 percent, with most unions existing in … [Read more...] about American Labor Unions – Laws and How To Protect Your Rights as An Employer
Seven Restaurant HR Challenges to Overcome Entrepreneurs open restaurants because they have a love of food, or a cooking talent they want to share with the world. Restaurants are often a labor of love but, if there is a lack of attention relating to the human resource aspects of the business, this … [Read more...] about Seven Restaurant HR Challenges to Overcome
We have to have a holiday party... right? The holiday season is approaching, and you want to reward your employees for their hard work with a holiday party. But given the risks and liabilities associated with them, it may be time to consider if a holiday party is right for your company. Is a … [Read more...] about The Company Holiday Party: Yes or No Way?