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- Street Smarts. Strong, Andrea // Restaurant Business;8/1/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 15, p32
Focuses on several well-known restaurant owners' hiring of homeless people in Seattle, Washington. Need for entry-level kitchen staffers; Benefits to homeless individuals; Work attitude and basic kitchen preparation skills of homeless staffers.
- Keeping servers happy--a real competitive edge. Howard, Theresa // Nation's Restaurant News;6/10/96, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p92
Provides suggestions on how to help restaurant operators overcome the challenges of staffing. Reliance on their ability to hire superior servers as a solution to staffing and training issues; Competitive advantages offered by the area of human resources.
- Need a dishwasher? Or a cook? Use the radio. // Nation's Restaurant News;5/27/96, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p74
Reports on North Carolina restaurateurs' use of the radio to recruit kitchen and dining room employees. Success of radio hiring for some restaurants; Precautions concerning costs.
- A hard look at the world through the eyes of X-ers. Kapner, Suzanne // Nation's Restaurant News;7/15/96, Vol. 30 Issue 27, p128
Focuses on recruiting Generation Xers in the restaurant industry. Dress code; Recruitment tactics; Education; Comments from industry executives.
- Choosing the right manager for your operation. Sullivan, David // Nation's Restaurant News;11/11/96, Vol. 30 Issue 44, p32
Opinion. Discusses factors to consider when hiring a restaurant manager. Types of applicants; Qualities; Education of applicants in the industry; Importance of experience.
- As Congress debates, Steak 'N Shake delivers. Brooks, Steve // Restaurant Business;4/10/95, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p20
Reports on Indianapolis, Ind.-based Steak 'N Shake Restaurant's program that provides job opportunities to welfare recipients. Staffing dilemmas facing restaurants; Debate over welfare reform in Congress; Welfare workers' fear of losing benefits.
- Mind patrol. Van, Ben // Restaurant Business;05/01/99, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p54
Focuses on restaurant chain Applebee's International Inc.'s psychological approach to selecting and hiring employees. Estimates on the number of employees needed and the actual number that should be hired; Details of the hiring system implemented by the chain; Downside of the chain's approach.
- Suffering fools. Romeo, Peter // Restaurant Business;05/15/99, Vol. 98 Issue 10, p6
Enjoins restaurant owners in the United States to change their attitudes and pre-conceptions with regard to hiring employees. Reference to one speaker who made lewd remarks about a female executive in his talk; Consequences of such remark; Need for restaurateurs to examine their principles.
- Industry stresses quality of life in hiring approach. King, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;07/24/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 30, p1
Focuses on the efforts of restaurants and food service companies in the United States to attract and retain employees due to the stiff competition in the labor market. Focus on the quality of life benefits offered by companies; Examples of fringe benefits offered to employees; Adjustment in...