5 steps for keeping your restaurant from getting ICE'd

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The US government has stepped up its immigration enforcement efforts in recent years, and all employers -- not just large ones, or ones that employ non-citizens -- are at risk of failing an audit.

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Big data is pointless

Big data is pointless, your data is priceless.

Five ways to get the best out of Generation Y employees

Like the Baby Boomers before them, Gen Y employees will reshape the working world.

Success is a team effort

Five easy tips to hire the best employees.

Don’t lose job-seeking customers to the black hole

Restaurants should set some internal expectations of what is appropriate when getting back to job seekers.

Are you ready for a potential ICE storm?

Companies that don't hire illegal workers can still face large fines for incorrect or missing paperwork for legal workers.

It’s not a chicken-and-egg scenario: quality comes before sales

By assessing applicants for their behavioral preferences, you can find out if an applicant has the energy to work the drive-thru, the customer service for the cash register or the trustworthiness to cover the late shift.

Spread of hours in New York

Are you familiar with the regulation regarding the spread of hours in New York? It applies to virtually every restaurant in the state and failure to adhere to it can lead to sanctions by the state’s Department of Labor. The law works like this: Let’s say a waiter works a double shift, the first shift running from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Glass is half full hiring: it’s all about perspective

Giving an applicant's previous experience a lot of weight in hiring decisions may seem like the prudent approach, but when it comes to finding a right-fit employee, aptitude is more important.

Restaurants serve up a path to success – Part 2

Retaining your top talent will grow increasingly difficult as the economy continues to improve and the labor market tightens.

Is your staff BYOD and policy free?

Only 30 percent of companies have a policy in place for managing personal mobile devices used by employees for work.

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Webinar to address pitfalls and perils of I-9 compliance

Webinar will help restaurant operators understand the importance of I-9 paperwork.

Restaurant organizations urging return to 40-hour full-time definition

Returning to a traditional 40-hour definition would benefit employees through more hours and income, say trade organizations.

PeopleMatter teams up with NCR to streamline employee onboarding process

PeopleMatter has announced a new relationship with NCR. As part of the agreement, NCR’s Aloha POS and Back Office technology and the PeopleMatter Platform will be integrated to send employee data, real-time and bi-directionally, between the PeopleMatter Platform and NCR...

NRA member testifies before Congress over Health Care Law challenges

Testifying on behalf of the National Restaurant Association today, Jamie Richardson of White Castle System Inc. called on Congress to address challenges facing restaurant operators in implementing the health care law. Richardson, VP of government, shareholder and community relations for...

HotSchedules partners with talent management provider

HotSchedules, developers of mobile and Web-based employee scheduling, forecasting and paperless hiring solutions, announced a partnership with global talent management provider Corvirtus to deliver new employee assessment tools, which are now integrated with HotSchedules' online GoHire solution. Two assessment options...

California pizza chain experiences results with HR platform

Mary's Pizza Shack, a family-owned, Northern California pizza company, has had the PeopleMatter human resource software platform in place for a year and has quantified results from the partnership. Since going live with the software, Mary's has saved more than...

Yum! Canada among best workplaces

Yum! Canada, the franchisor of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has been named as one of this year's 50 Best Workplaces in Canada. The Vaughan, Ontario-based Great Place to Work Institute compiles the list based on two criteria: two-thirds...

Chuck E. Cheese adds job applicant solution

Chuck E. Cheese's has deployed SkillSurvey Inc.'s Pre-Hire 360 solution, an online reference-checking solution. Pre-Hire 360 gathers input from a job applicant's references by using behaviorally based surveys delivered through enterprise software.

PeopleMatter acquires employment assessments provider

PeopleMatter announced it has acquired PeopleClues, a global provider of employment assessments. With the agreement, PeopleClues joins PeopleMatter as the PeopleClues Division, which will be led by Julie Moreland as the senior vice president division, reporting directly to Nate DaPore,...

PeopleMatter receives $19M in capital funding

PeopleMatter announced it has closed a $19-million growth round of capital led by Scale Venture Partners, based in California. According to PeopleMatter CEO and president Nate DaPore, this additional capital will be used to accelerate the company's growth in sales,...

Domino's executive joins PeopleMatter board of directors

Patti Wilmot, executive vice president of PeopleFirst for Domino's Pizza, has joined PeopleMatter's board of directors. Wilmot has more than 20 years of experience leading human resources for global organizations.

Sbarro names new chief people officer

Sbarro has named Angela Hornsby as its new chief people officer. In her new role, Hornsby is responsible for leading all areas of the company's human resources strategies, practices and programs including talent acquisition and management, leadership development and training,...

Compeat introduces restaurant labor management solution

Compeat Restaurant Management Systems has launched Compeat Workforce, a complete labor management solution that delivers time and attendance, forecasting and labor scheduling to the restaurant; as well as a portal for the restaurant staff. Workforce is an integrated component of...

Webinar to focus on hourly workforce management

FastCasual.com, in partnership with Charleson, S.C.-based PeopleMatter, is hosting the June 19 webinar, "Top 5 Ways Multiple Systems are Killing Your ROI," at 2 p.m. Eastern time. The webinar will cover the pitfalls restaurant operators face when using multiple HR...

Chuck E. Cheese's deploys cloud-based HR solution

Chuck E. Cheese’s parent company, CEC Entertainment Inc., has deployed Workday Inc., a SaaS-based enterprise solution for global human resources (HR), payroll, and financial management, to handle its financial processes and a workforce of approximately 17,000 employees. Workday will provide...

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