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Workforce Engagement

We hear it all the time – your team is like family.  Whether you’re trying to recruit the best team, manage and retain who you have on board, and/or reward your employees, we know you want to do right by them.  We can help you navigate the complexities of effectively managing your workforce.

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How to hook top talent

“When you create an environment that delivers the service you want, it becomes a lot easier to recruit the right people.” T.J. Schier, President of the SMART Restaurant Group.

How to set expectations with your employees

Improve communication and raise the performance level in your restaurant by trying these strategies.

The power of promoting from within

About 90% of the industry’s salaried employee’s start as hourly workers in restaurants. Many operators foster a culture encouraging employees to stay for advancement opportunities.    

Build buzz for your charitable project

Enlist your employees to build energy that encourages guests to support your cancer walk, hunger relief campaign or other charitable project.


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Summer hiring: how to recruit and motivate teens

The Santa Cruz, Calif., boardwalk resembles a ghost town each winter. Whiting’s Foods, which operates most of the boardwalk’s foodservice operations, employs a mere 40 team members to keep operations going on weekends. Come summer’s peak, the boardwalk bustles, and the number of employees catapults to 400.

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