home | faq | join now | member login
Downloads | Business Plans | Discussion Forum | Testimonials | Contact Us | Members Only

Become a member & get immediate access to all of our resources.




Who Should Join
Contributors
Download Resources
Member Benefits
Open a Restaurant
Privacy Policy
Success Stories
Terms of Use
Member Comments
FAQ



Financial Reporting Systems
Marketing Systems
People Systems
Operations Systems





Business & Financial
Business Plans
Restaurant Accounting
Food & Beverage
Staffing
Bar Management
Menu
Customer Service
Marketing
Social Media/Web 2.0
Startup & Growth
Technology





RS&G Online
RS&G Archives
Online Seminars
Audio Programs
Discussion Forum
Download Library
Member Surveys
Recipe Mapping
Spanish Resources
Success Focus Videos
Videos & Webcasts
My Membership
Help



Checklist Generator
Online Staff Training
Prime Cost Wizard






Staffing continued

Displaying Matches 1 thru 24 of 168 Found.   NEXTLAST

The Pros and Cons of Using Craigslist to Solicit New Employees
by Mel Kleiman
The Pros and Cons of Using Craigslist
to Solicit New EmployeesA RO.com member survey conducted last summer indicated, among other things, that Craigslist is becoming one of the most-used vehicles to advertise positions. In this article, we review the positives and negatives of using it to fill positions in your restaurant, and ways to employ it most effectively for your business. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: How to Attract, Hire & Retain More Good Employees
WEBCAST: How to Attract, Hire & Retain More Good EmployeesAs a result of your responses, we've asked Mel Kleiman, one of the nation's leading authorities on the hiring and retention of frontline employees, to share some of the things his clients are doing to recruit, select, and retain the top hourly workers in their area. . . . more >>


If Staffing Issues Are Keeping You Awake at Night, You're Not Alone
If Staffing Issues Are Keeping You Awake at Night, You're Not AloneWe asked our members several questions about their employee hiring/retention issues and almost 700 responded. They recapped their labor situation and the problems they experience trying to maintain a quality staff. We hope you can glean a few useful ideas to help you tackle your labor challenges with renewed energy. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: Culture Success Stories - Two Independent Operators Reveal How a Change In Culture Has Impacted Virtually Everything In Their Restaurants
WEBCAST: Culture Success Stories - Two Independent Operators Reveal How a Change In Culture Has Impacted Virtually Everything In Their RestaurantsOur guests will be Bonnie Long, GM of Petra Mexican Restaurant in McKinney, Texas and Kyle Horstman, GM of Harrison's Landing in Corpus Christi, Texas. In the webcast we ask Bonnie and Kyle a number of questions to find out what's been happening in their restaurants and the results they are seeing since attending the Achieving Extraordinary Results workshop. . . . more >>


Why Culture Is a Major Driver of Business Success and How To Improve It In Your Restaurant
by Jim Laube
Why Culture Is a Major Driver of Business Success and How To Improve It In Your RestaurantYou can spend time and money on hiring quality people but if the culture in your restaurant doesn't nurture and support their success it will only be a matter of time until you end up with a group of dispirited, mediocre employees at best. Here's how to change your culture and change your restaurant - for the better! . . . more >>


Moving Up:Turning a Line Cook Into a Sous-Chef
by Joe Abuso
Moving Up:Turning a Line Cook Into a Sous-ChefThe position of sous-chef or assistant kitchen manager is one of the most important slots for a restaurateur to have to fill. Here we look at the kind of skills you should be developing in your cooks to step into this role. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: QSR Training Manual Templates
DOWNLOAD: QSR Training Manual TemplatesHaving comprehensive, easy-to-understand training manuals for every position in your QSR is vital for new employees to learn to perform their jobs the "right way." Use these templates as a guide to create your own detailed training manuals for cashier/counter, drive-thru, lobby, prep cook, line cook, expediter . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Speed Interview Rating Form
DOWNLOAD: Speed Interview Rating FormA spin off on speed dating, speed interviewing is a series of short, individual conversations between a job candidate and some of the restaurant's hourly team members. Giving a candidate the chance to speak with employees is a smart way to test for likeability and compatibility from a perspective an owner or manager might miss. . . . more >>


How to Cope With Minimum-Wage Increases
by Joe Erickson
How to Cope With Minimum-Wage IncreasesAll but five states have an established minimum wage above the federal level, which was increased to $7.25 in 2009, with recent legislative proposals to increase this to $10.10 per hour. These increases hit restaurateurs particularly hard. How should you manage these ever-rising labor costs? . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Labor Schedule Template
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Labor Schedule TemplateThe Restaurant Schedule Template is a Microsoft Excel® workbook consisting of a simple to use set of spreadsheets designed to reduce the time it takes to prepare staffing schedules. User defined descriptions, designed to eliminate typing of repetitive data, can be entered as needed for up to 20 different departments, 50 shifts, and 100 employees. . . . more >>


The Characteristics and Traits of Top-Performing Restaurant Managers
The Characteristics and Traits of Top-Performing Restaurant Managers A manager exists to build profitable sales, and everything a manager does should be targeted to that objective. Still, there's no set personality that characterizes a good manager; one top performer might be totally outgoing and effervescent while another may be quiet and reserved. Both personalities could perform exceptionally well, but there are some core qualities that top managers share. Explore here what defines the best and brightest. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Interview Rating Sheet
DOWNLOAD: Interview Rating SheetThe Interview Rating Sheet helps you determine the candidate's suitability for the position as you conduct the interview. Use this form to help in the evaluation process when hiring new employees. . . . more >>


How to Develop a Management Incentive Program for Your Restaurant
by Joe Erickson
How to Develop a Management Incentive Program for Your RestaurantGive your managers a stake in how well your restaurant performs by implementing an effective incentive compensation program. Get a sample of what some successful organizations are doing to reward and motivate key team members. . . . more >>


WEBCAST: How to Create & Use a Mission Statement: The Foundation for Creating a Highly Successful Restaurant
WEBCAST: How to Create & Use a Mission Statement: The Foundation for Creating a Highly Successful RestaurantIn this webcast with David McClaskey you'll learn how to develop and deploy a mission statement that gets everyone and everything you do focused on delighting customers in a way that promotes repeat business and positive referrals while increasing your bottom line. . . . more >>


How to Foster a Positive Working Relationship Between Front and Back of House
by Kelly Hartman
How to Foster a Positive Working Relationship Between Front and Back of HouseCamaraderie and cooperation between front- and back-of-the house staff is critical to a smooth shift. Many operators unwittingly allow this relationship to be sabotaged. Here is how to fix the communication errors that create animosity between the kitchen and wait staff. . . . more >>


SURVEY: How Independent Operators Are Using Management Incentive Programs
SURVEY: How Independent Operators Are Using Management Incentive ProgramsMore independent operators are taking what used to be a "chain-only" practice and profiting on several levels by using management incentive programs. Learn what works and what doesn't from the comments and insights of nearly 100 independent operators. . . . more >>


How to Reward Staff for Outstanding Behavior Without Breaking the Bank
by Howard Riell
How to Reward Staff for Outstanding Behavior Without Breaking the BankIn a business in which service consistency and quality can make or break you, high-quality employees may well be a restaurant's most valuable feature. And in a business in which margins are tight and you have to watch every penny, rewarding top performers isn't always easy. The good news is operators needn't break the bank to accomplish this. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Training Manual Templates
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Training Manual TemplatesHaving comprehensive, easy-to-understand training manuals for every position in your restaurant is vital for new employees to learn to perform their jobs the "right way." Use these templates as a guide to create your own detailed restaurant training manuals for server, bartender, busser, prep cook, line cook, dishwasher . . .
. . .
more >>


How to Toss the Help Wanted Sign
by Howard Riell
How to Toss the Help Wanted SignFinding good restaurant employees has always been a challenge; however, as the economy heats up it could become even more daunting to find high-quality employees. This article explores 14 ways to assist you in sourcing and retaining great hires by implementing standard, consistent and simple hiring steps. . . . more >>


Success Focus Video: What Would Happen if You Got Serious About Raising the Bar?
Success Focus Video: What Would Happen if You Got Serious About Raising the Bar?What would your restaurant look like if you no longer accepted average and instead insisted on excellence? I'm sure you'd agree that, if your restaurant achieved excellence in the execution of even the most basic and routine tasks it would dramatically improve your guest experience and likely transform your financial results. . . . more >>


Success Focus Video: Rules of the Game
Success Focus Video: Rules of the GameTo create and maintain a positive working environment, successful companies have what some call their rules of the game. These rules spell out very simply What's acceptable and what's not. What's expected of everyone. No organization or team has ever achieved excellence while tolerating mediocrity, unproductive behavior and a lack of teamwork. To be effective, your rules of the game need to be enforced consistently, no exceptions, every day. . . . more >>


Success Focus Video: Watch This Before You Hire Any Manager or Chef
Success Focus Video: Watch This Before You Hire Any Manager or ChefPast performance is always the best predictor of future performance. Never forget this undeniable truth especially when making hiring decisions that can determine your restaurant's success or failure. We're referring specifically to hiring a manager or chef, the most crucial positions in any restaurant. . . . more >>


DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Mission Statement Worksheet
DOWNLOAD: Restaurant Mission Statement WorksheetThe right mission statement, properly used, can be one of the most powerful ingredients in creating and sustaining success. For many companies it's an invaluable tool in providing direction, focus and consistency throughout their organization. Use this worksheet for crafting or improving your mission. . . . more >>


Survey: Employee Selection & Hiring
Survey: Employee Selection & HiringThis survey will show you what other independent restaurants are doing to successfully find, select and hire hourly employees. Some of the responses are unconventional and reflect a high degree of creativity. Learning what's working for other independent restaurant operations should give you many valuable ideas to improve your own recruiting and hiring systems. . . . more >>


Displaying Matches 1 thru 24 of 168 Found  NEXTLAST

Advanced Search