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7 Simple Ways to Ease Foot Pain When You’re at Work

For many in the service industry, being on your feet all day is just part of the job. But when you’re standing anywhere between 8 to 10 hours a day, every day, it can take a toll on not only your feet, but your overall health. From sore feet and swelling in the legs to […]

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Employers Restaurants

Restaurant Employee Benefits Guide

According to the Restaurant Opportunities Center, almost 9 out of 10 restaurant workers don’t have health insurance or paid sick days from their employers. At the same time, it’s difficult to attract and retain the best staff if you don’t offer an appropriate benefits package. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind when […]

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Job Seekers restaurants

The Complete Guide to Succeeding as a Waiter

Some people may think of a waitstaff job as simply taking orders and carrying plates from the kitchen to the table. But there’s a world of difference between a mediocre server and a fantastic one, and it actually takes a lot of finesse, interpersonal skill, and hard work to be a truly top-notch waiter or […]

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Job Seekers restaurants

Restaurant Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

The interview is the last thing between you and that restaurant job you’ve applied for. If you want to land the job, you need to put on your A-game and nail the interview. Here are a few common interview questions and tips for answering them to help you prepare!   Why do you want to […]

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Interview Questions For Hiring Restaurant Employees

So you’ve narrowed down the list of candidates you want to interview for your restaurant. The next step is to interview them and to make sure they are a good fit for the position. How do you assess whether a candidate will be good at their job without actually observing them on the job? Here […]

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What to Look for in Your Next Barista

Baristas are the lifeblood of your coffee shop. Not only do they make and serve your product to your customers, they are the face of your establishment. Baristas are perhaps the most important employees you will need to hire but spotting a good candidate can be challenging. Here are some of the top traits you should […]

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How to Manage Restaurant Employee Schedules

The restaurant industry is revered for its creative nature, community culture, and celebrity chefs. While every one of us surely has our favorite dining spot, what we often don’t see is the hard work it takes to keep restaurant operations running smoothly. In an industry notorious for facing high employee turnover, unpredictable late night shifts, and […]

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Job Seekers restaurants

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Chef

Thinking about a career in the kitchen? Here are the questions you need to ask yourself before you take the plunge!   Are you passionate about food? If you’re reading this article, we’re assuming you already love food. However, simply loving to cook and eat food isn’t going to cut it if you want to […]