New Laws Ban Employers From Asking About Salary History

As pay discrimination gets increasing attention, many state and local government officials are continuing to take legislative action to prevent unfair salary discrepancies from pervading the workforce. According to HR Dive, States that have enacted some form of salary question ban for private employers as of the writing of this article include:   California Colorado… Read more »

How To Scale A Team: Vision, Values, Culture

It’s one thing to recognize that your organization needs to do more. It’s another thing to organize and hire the teams that make it possible to achieve company goals. It takes a concerted effort from everyone in the leadership team to decide on the team’s direction and hash out the details. Without this advanced preparation,… Read more »

Managing a Millennial Workforce

Do millennials seem like the black sheep at your organization? The key to effectively managing your millennial workforce is to understand they are far different than those of older generations – which is a good thing! Millennials bring an entirely renewed and fresh perspective to many aspects of the workplace, from culture and morale to operations… Read more »

2019 Food Beverage Salary Data: How Much Money Is Enough?

How much do you need to offer to land the best candidate? What’s the standard pay increase job changers can expect in the food & beverage industry? These are great questions – and ones we encounter nearly every day. Obviously, employers want to know the “magic number” they need to present, to ensure their first choice… Read more »

How to Write a Job Post Like a Pro

Are you struggling to attract the right candidates to your jobs? As competition for high-quality talent becomes increasingly prevalent in the food and beverage industry, employers must be proactive in implementing an effective hiring strategy. A significant part of any successful hiring process includes developing job descriptions that accurately and creatively convey your job opportunities… Read more »

When A Valued Employee Joins Your Competition

As with most things in life, you should hope for the best but plan for the worst in the event that a valued employee leaves to join a competitor. Keep these tips in mind following such a move by a key employee. Stay On Good Terms With The Former Employee Whenever Possible Once your employee… Read more »

Are You Using This “Secret” Candidate Selling Tool?

What’s the “secret” sales tool? Peer interviews. Peer interviews have been around forever – but in today’s talent market, they’re an essential (and frequently underused) sales method to help win over top candidates. Yes, we said “sales”! When it comes to closing the deal with exceptional food & beverage professionals, it’s helpful to think of… Read more »

Employee Quit Conundrum: Handling A Resignation Rescind

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When An Employee Changes His Mind About Leaving   Employers might welcome notice of resignation from a troublesome employee as a simple solution to a problem. But what are the ramifications when the employee tries to rescind his resignation? In most cases, the better choice will be to reject the rescission and hold the employee… Read more »