Restaurant Webinar: Q&A With Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises President, RJ Melman

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Join us for this live webinar replay to address problems facing the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 Crisis with Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises President, RJ Melman Let’s look at how restaurants have changed to survive. We’ll provide updated insight to the industry from a successful restaurant entrepreneur and look at the future of restaurants in…

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Catering Crisis Webinar: Q&A With Industry Leaders

Join us for this live webinar replay to address problems facing the catering industry during the COVID-19 Crisis. Panelists include John Lawrence, Peppers Artful Events (MA); Kornel Grygo, Tasty Catering (IL); and John Rudy, Senior Director of Catering, Bon Appetit Management Co. (CA). Sponsored and hosted by Strategic Hospitality Search (Joseph D’Alessandro) and Customized Culinary…

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Restaurant Crisis Webinar: Q&A With Industry Leaders

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Industry Leaders Joseph D’Alessandro, CEO Strategic Hospitality Search  RJ Melman, President Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises 120 Locations Danny McGowan, COO Cornerstone Restaurant Group  12 Locations Rhienna McClain, Proprietor 1776 Restaurant  1 Locations Topics Answered Innovations The most effective innovations they’ve put into place to persevere through the COVID-19 crisis In Q3, with health stabilize, a…

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Examples Of Leadership During Crisis In The Hospitality Industry

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Examples Of Leadership During Crisis In The Hospitality Industry We are in uncharted territory today! Restaurants, hotels, and membership clubs are learning to adapt to new challenges in the marketplace and address the biggest concern of consumers today, health safety. They’re also looking for services and products that solve their daily needs and make them feel…

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Why February Is One Of The TOP Months To Hire

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Why February Is One Of The TOP Months To Hire What is the best time of year top talent is looking for a new job? This month! Data shows this is the best time of year to hire the best people. Hiring managers have received new hiring budgets for the year, the majority of workers…

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Recruitment: What’s In It For You?


Our clients are always wondering, “How can recruiters help me be profitable?” “How much will this cost?” “How quickly can you fill?” “What quality will you bring me?” It all comes down to what’s in it for you! With the good economy comes expansion and growth for new restaurant concepts. You need quality professionals running your…

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Illinois: New AI Hiring Regulations Of It’s Kind

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Starting January 1, 2020 Illinois will be the first state to implement AI hiring regulations. What does this mean? HR departments and hiring managers may not have full freedom to use AI video interviewing analysis and evaluation.   Facial Expressions & Qualification Indicators   Some AI interviewing platforms claim to assess facial and voice expressions for applicant competency. Other AI interviewing platforms claim…

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Why Do You Keep Your Clients Confidential? | Restaurant Staffing, Chicago

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Your sterling reputation can be a double-edged sword during the hiring process. On one hand, potential candidates may consider or accept other offers long before they hear details of your job opportunity. But including your name in job postings can bring unwanted challenges and complications. The good news is that client confidentiality is standard practice…

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What Is Your Process? | Restaurant Staffing, Chicago


With unemployment rates dropping below 4%, many companies are facing an uphill battle to find qualified talent. In hospitality especially, a boost in the economy also means increased competition to hire and keep employees. At restaurants alone, Americans spent around 14% more on eating out in 2017 than they did in 2010. More restaurants mean…

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