Commentary: Share the wealth

Don Fox discusses the importance of keeping employees in the loop.

EEOC proposal bans employee background checks

The EEOC is proposing a ban on employers conducting criminal background checks on job applicants and current employees.

Is it "what" or "who" you hire?

One of the most critical —and sometimes frustrating — challenges managers face today is staffing. In the restaurant industry, being fully staffed with high-quality employees is paramount and a key to success.

Pizza Executive Summit: Growing your business with the 'Power of One'

Restaurants hoping to succeed in today's economic times must know who they are, what they are and where they are going, according to Kathleen Wood, a consultant who presented her "Power of One" strategy this week at the Pizza Executive...

Grow your pizza business with the Power of One

Consultant Kathleen Wood talks about her session at the 2011 Pizza Executive Summit.

Leverage social media outlets for your new hires

How did most of your applicants find you? Did they use a job board or did they walk in and ask one of your team members for an application? More and more employers these days are leveraging their social media...

Webinar: Pinpointing the metrics that matter in growing sales

Market Force-sponsored event highlights key factor in McDonald's dramatic turnaround.

PRSC: Using social media as recruitment, brand messaging tool

Mary Ellen Slayter, senior editor of SmartBrief, led a panel discussion titled "Taking the Social Media Leap" at People Report's Summer Camp Workforce Symposium in Dallas last week. Panelists talked about their experiences with intranets, social media policy and viral...

People Report Summer Camp analysts discuss workforce forecast

People Report Summer Camp addresses the rapidly changing marketplace and the ever-expanding ability to connect and engage via technology and social media.

NRA 2011: Providing incentives to loyal customers pays off

Papa Gino's/D'Angelos' new rewards program has yielded more profits and guests.

NRA 2011: People Matter's online training module

Kenny Oubre talks with editor Valerie Killifer about his company's web-based Learn Module.

Sales relationships critical for successful catering program

Managers should focus on training, tracking tools, time management and effective strategies.

Brand ambassadorship needs to be a top priority

How much can operators control experiences that diminish their store’s reputation?

New concept launch: From ideation to franchising

Fledgling concept creators discuss challenges, offer tips in starting a restaurant business from scratch.

A great find…and loss

He was a great find. An experienced fast food manager walked in and applied for an open shift manager position.

'Ma'am, it’s not a cup holder': Proper brand use of social media

Before getting into social media, it's important to figure out your brand identity and your strategy for presenting it.

The Domino’s Effect: Honest feedback yielding honest advertising

Some level of company candor is necessary in the days of social media.

NAPICS 2011: How to turn service into sales

Restaurant consultant provides tips on server-salesmanship training that could boost your bottom line by up to 10 percent.

NAPICS 2011: Finding the silver lining

The same economic conditions that pressured the restaurant industry are now creating tremendous growth opportunities.

Excessive exposure results in sunburn, frostbite, … violent robbery

Exposure to the elements for any length of time can lead to devastating consequences. Skin unprotected from the sun may result in serious sunburn.  With extended exposure to freezing temperatures, human tissue may be susceptible to frostbite.

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