3 Essential Elements of a STANDOUT Food & Beverage Job Posting

Starting Salary: $2,000,000 Recruiting A-level professionals would be so much easier if you could just afford to offer every candidate a multi-million dollar salary. But we live in the real world, and we have to deal with real recruiting challenges: limited budgets, tight hiring deadlines and talent shortages. If you can’t advertise $2 million salaries,… Read more »

Hiring in 2018? Here’s the Best Advice You’ll Ever Get.

Hiring food & beverage professionals? Then you know how tough the talent market is right now. Candidate shortages will continue well through the New Year, with no immediate relief in sight. Make it a Happy New Year! If your 2018 plans include hiring, we’re here to make things a little easier for you. Our food… Read more »

How HR Metrics & Big Data Can Transform Hiring

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If there is one thing I know for sure, it’s that data changes lives. It helps us decide on the home we want to purchase. It guides us in our decision when selecting a new and trendy restaurant during business and vacation travels. Big data is when Pinterest anticipates and suggests new pins for me… Read more »

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 »