Blocked Overtime Rule: What Should Employers Do Now?

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Now that a federal district court judge has issued a nationwide injunction against the new overtime rules that were to go into effect on December 1, 2016, many employers are asking “what should we do?” Some employers have already prepared to comply with the new regulations and are ready to roll out new payroll practices next… Read more »

Career Development: The You, Me, and We

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Career Development Includes You, Me and We   I have a tendency to stockpile magazines so I can read during flights. This time of year is conference season, which tends to be my busiest with a lot of travel from September through the end of the year. Well, this year I have even more travel… Read more »

Too Much of a Good Thing? Hiring Overqualified Food & Beverage Talent

He breezed through the interview. He’s a great culture fit. He’s a true professional who really knows his stuff. There’s just one problem: He’s quite obviously overqualified for the role. Should you hire him anyway or take a pass? Read the rest of this post before you make your decision: Hiring Overqualified Talent If you’re… Read more »

Running Effective One-On-One Meetings

So you’ve heard about others doing one-on-ones. Some do a one-hour session every other week with each team member. Counting preparation time, one-on-ones would take up a significant part of your busy schedule. You ponder: Would all the hours be well spent and justified? It is true that one-on-ones can be time-consuming. Yet the hour… Read more »

Scaring Too Many Good Candidates Off?

Does every day feel like Halloween for your food & beverage candidates? That’s largely up to you! Logically, you want every individual who applies for a position to walk away from the experience feeling as though he were treated professionally. But if you’re flooded with unqualified resumes or have a lengthy hiring process, ensuring a… Read more »

Overtime Rule: Preparing Millennials & Gen Zs

Overtime Rules

Under new overtime regulations set to become law on December 1st, approximately 4.2 million salaried employees will be reclassified as nonexempt employees with set work hours. The new law may cause a backlash with our youngest workers, since less workplace autonomy runs counter to so much of what they strive for at work.  Here’s what… Read more »

The Big Move: Relocation Package Offerings

Considering a food & beverage position in another city?   Trying to land an out-of-town candidate?   Then you may have to negotiate a relocation package. And you’ll definitely want to read this post! Recently, our team compiled and analyzed relocation package statistics from nearly 100 recent, executive food & beverage placements, including details on:… Read more »

Building The Business Case for Talent Management

Businesses are increasingly realizing their worth has less to do with buildings, machinery, and inventory, and more to do with the intangible assets of the people across their organizations. However, business leaders have been slow to embrace–and slower to act upon–the onslaught of data that proves this point, and often learn too late they’ve squandered… Read more »

Five Easy Ways to Reward Your Top Employees

Every company wants a happy workforce. Offering rewards is just one way to turn those frowns upside down – and one way to motivate employees to do their best work. Companies often forget the importance employees place on those last two items: recognition and appreciation. We’ve come up with 5 easy ways to reward employees who are… Read more »

It’s Time to Renew Your Vows (with your employees!)

With our nation’s unemployment rate holding at under 5% and time-to-fill at a record high (29.3 working days in April), turnover is a very real – and costly – danger. Today’s job seekers have lots of options, making them more likely to jump ship in favor of a better opportunity. And once they leave you,… Read more »