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How Jimmy John’s Managed To Stay “Freaky Fast” Despite The COVID-19 Pandemic

Known for their insanely fast deliveries, Jimmy John’s has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1983. The founder’s love for Chicago street food materialized into a physical sandwich shop, wh...

How Jack in the Box Franchisees Use Text Recruiting in 2021

Today, hiring is all about speed. If we do not engage our applicants and move them down the hiring process fast enough, we could have lost a potential quality candidate. Tune in as Austin Truong, Hiri...

QSR Secrets: How Torchy’s Tacos Tripled In Size Over 5 Years

Michael Rypka started out as a fry cook at Popeyes but is now the founder of Torchy's Tacos, the fastest-growing fast-food chain set to have 46 locations by the end of 2020. Fueled by his passion for ...

How Dunkin’ Successfully Became a Top 10 Fast Food Chain

Born from its humble beginnings in Quincy, Massachusetts, Dunkin’ has come a long way as a quick-service restaurant (QSR). Despite being an 8th-grade dropout, founder William Rosenberg always had an e...

Wendy’s Recipe For Success in the Quick-Service Restaurant Industry

With almost 200,000 franchises in the US alone, Wendy’s has proven to be one of the biggest fast-food chains in the world. First known for its unusual square beef patties made from fresh ingredients, ...

How Dunkin' Franchisees Can Emerge Stronger from COVID with Text Recruiting

In today's modern climate, hiring has taken a shift from emails and physical interviews to text recruiting and video interviews. Tune in as Desmond Lim, CEO and founder of Workstream, shares more abou...

Chipotle's Digitization Strategies - How to Succeed Despite COVID-19

Fueled by the belief that food has the power to change the world, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a global, American fast-casual restaurant chain. Based on the name of smoked and dried jalapeno pepper, Chip...

What Burger King’s Hiring Process Looks Like in 2021

Joining us in this week's weekly Workstream webinar is Hiring Specialist, Chris Horton. In this 30-minute live webinar, he will take you on a deep dive on working with integrated calendars and automat...

Ruth's Chris Steak House's Secret to Finding Good Employees

In this week's weekly Workstream webinar, we met with Tiara Hicks, Chief People Officer at Prime Hospitality Group, a rapidly expanding franchisee of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse with locations in IN, MO, ...

The Future of QSR Technology - A Webinar with Blaze Pizza's Former CEO

In this week's weekly Workstream webinar, we are joined for a fireside chat with Jim Mizes, a QSR executive with a history of leading consistent, accelerated growth of multi-unit retail, food, and ser...

Hiring Secrets: How Wingstop Transformed Recruitment with Workstream

Hiring quality applicants fast has always been a challenge for many QSRs like Wingstop. Watch as Tony Lam, franchise owner of Wingstop, and Theresa Banegas, General Manager at Wingstop, shares how Wor...

Why Taco Bell is Regarded As The Most Innovative Franchise in 2021

“Innovation with a twist on the familiar” - that’s Taco Bell’s product philosophy. The popular Mexican-inspired American fast-food chain has always been known for its product innovation, which started...