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Restaurant Budgeting: How to Offset Rising Business Costs in 2021

You already knew running a restaurant was a financial risk. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics around 17% of restaurants close during their first year. And that data comes from before al...

How to Use Instagram to Hire Hourly Workers

Instagram, a social networking app primarily designed for users to share photos and videos, has seen tremendous adoption since its inception. As the app’s feature set grows—with the introduction of th...

Traditional Hiring Expectations Shattered: 5 Ways You Can Move Forward

Nearly 40% of restaurants say they’re having trouble finding servers, cooks, and other workers—and you’re probably feeling this firsthand, too. Finding and retaining good employees for your restaurant...

7 Qualities of a Great GM

General managers are front and center of your restaurant—and probably your hiring crisis too. They’re the ones who lead the team, feel the pressure of your understaffed store, step up to cover shifts,...

Ghosting Rates are Increasing, But Not for All QSRs

As the owner or manager of a quick-service restaurant (QSR), you know that finding good employees and keeping them is extremely difficult in the current economic environment. You have also most likely...

How NRD Capital’s Fuzzy’s Taco and Frisch’s are Getting Interviews in Under Two Hours

We’re in the middle of a staffing crisis, and it’s complicated.

How to Improve Restaurant Operations: 6 Management Tips to Increase Productivity, Revenue, and More

You surely work hard. But managing a restaurant is no easy task—especially during a global pandemic. Change has become constant and sudden. And, in many industries, productivity has been at an all-tim...

5 Time-Tested Steps for Hiring and Keeping Hourly Workers

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly four million American workers recently left their jobs voluntarily, many of whom were hourly workers. With the cost of losing an employee rising ...

How to Survive the Labor Shortage by Boosting Employee Morale

The U.S. is currently facing one of the biggest labor shortages in its history, even as the country reopens and unemployment benefits decrease. An alarming 49% of small businesses say they have job op...

How to Run a Restaurant During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A few months ago, we were all excited. But as a restaurant owner, you surely had high hopes for what business could be like as things began moving toward a more stable version of the “new normal.”

A Guide To Managing Multilingual Hourly Employees

It is undeniable that, unlike full-time workers, companies tend to give a small amount of attention and benefits to hourly employees. Some owners and managers think that retaining full-time employees ...

ATS Comparison: Harri vs. Workstream

Harri and Workstream are applicant tracking systems (ATS) that focus on helping hiring managers streamline their hiring process. By helping with the end-to-end hiring workflow, both platforms are able...