Workstream Blog

Hiring trends and tips - find out what's buzzing in your industry!

What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Complete Guide 2020

  • By: Robert Woo
  • On Nov 23, 2020 7:29:12 PM
34 min read

What is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Complete Guide 2020

Hiring has come a long way since “Help Wanted” signs and handshakes. Today, as companies move faster and rely more on digital solutions, hiring managers have access to powerful software that can help ...

Why Big Companies Are Lifting The COVID-19 Hiring Freeze - HR News

Chains are on a Hiring Spree Some good news this week as medical experts are hopeful about the announcement of a COVID-19 vaccine that is more than 90% effective. Even better news is that a second com...

The Highest Minimum Wages in US - Federal and State Minimum Wages 2020

In 2021, San Diego’s minimum wage will increase to $14 per hour, which will be a dollar more than the state-mandated minimum wage, $13 per hour, for businesses with 25 or fewer employees -- 26 or more...

COVID19 Updates: Labor Market Trends & Restaurant Industry Performance

The Restaurant Business is... UP?? It seems like it's a never ending pipeline of bad economic news for restaurants across America. But apparently, that's not true. According to a new report from Yelp,...

Hiring and Firing - 10 Statistics You Must Know Before Firing Someone

Everyday in America, tens of thousands of employees are being hired or fired. While each of these is either a triumph or a tragedy on its own, the numbers make up some rather fascinating statistics th...

5 Ways Pizza Chains Can Prepare for a COVID-19 Winter - Restaurant News

 This article was originally published on Pizza Marketplace, and is adapted from Robert's guest post. 

Latest Restaurant Innovation: Outdoor Dining During Winter 2020

"Winter Dining Challenge" Winners Last month, we mentioned that the city of Chicago was sponsoring a "Winter Dining Challenge" to crowdsource ideas for outdoor dining solutions that may help strugglin...

US Human Resource and Hiring Trends - Fall 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the restaurant industry in 2020 as more and more cities see hundreds of locations furloughing staff and closing permanently. However, for the Quick Service...

How Restaurants Are Literally Racing To Increase Their Profitability

Really Fast Food Turning a profit during the ongoing pandemic has proven difficult for restaurants with limited seating capacity. When seating is at a premium, what can locations do to earn more reven...

Oct 2020 Restaurant News: Coronavirus Dine-In Restrictions by State

"Is it Secret? Is it Safe?" Actually, it's no secret that restaurants are hurting due to the strict restrictions still in place in most states. You don't get people literally carrying a coffin to the ...

How The Restaurant Industry Should Innovate To Survive Winter

"The Old Ways Just Don't Work Anymore." The LA Times' interview with restauranteur David Chang ends with this ominous, yet motivational quote about the restaurant industry. And he's right. Everything ...

10 Best Exit Interview Questions for Hiring Managers

If an employee quits, but no one is around to do an exit interview, do they affect any change? This ancient zen question has plagued hiring managers who are tasked with handling employee turnover. Exi...