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How a Former IBM Tech Lead Secured Two Chick-fil-A Franchises

  • By: Lydia Fayal
  • On Sep 21, 2020 7:07:32 AM
102 min read

How a Former IBM Tech Lead Secured Two Chick-fil-A Franchises

In this week's Workstream webinar, we are joined by one of the top performing Chick-fil-A franchisee, Jimmer Szatkowski. Jimmer has a very special background after being in technology for 15 years bef...

The Subway Success Story & Their Fight against COVID-19

Subway’s journey from inception to global success has been an inspiration to many, including all of us here at Workstream. Having partnered with several Subway owners to rebuild their hiring processes...

Why QSRs Are Thriving Despite COVID-19 - Tips on How You Can Do The Same

No one can deny the immense scale at which the coronavirus has impacted businesses worldwide. In the US alone, more than 3.28 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits, with many seeing t...

5 Reasons Why Carl’s Jr. is Thriving Despite The COVID-19 Pandemic

For most businesses, 2020 has been about mitigating the detrimental effects brought upon them by the coronavirus outbreak. This unfortunate circumstance has forced many to take drastic measures in hop...

6 Key Lessons From Auntie Anne’s Strategies in Combating COVID-19

It’s no surprise that COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on consumer expenditure. Experts anticipate a 40-50% decline in discretionary spending and few industries have been spared from the devastatio...

August Hiring Trends: Innovation, Virtual Hiring Processes & 1.8m New Jobs

502,000 restaurant jobs added in July. According to the latest jobs report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the restaurant industry benefited from gaining over half a million jobs, of the 1.8 millio...

HR Strategies To Combat COVID-19 - Learn Secrets From Jack In The Box

Joining us on this week's Workstream webinar is Philip Hsia, multi-unit Jack in the Box franchisee. In this Q&A session, Philip shares with us his journey in the QSR industry and how Jack in the Box h...

Digital Transformation: How Wingstop is Thriving during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit restaurants hard. It seems like everyday, another chain is posting record low numbers or even filing bankruptcy. With most people afraid to step out of their home...

How the Largest Mall-based Cinnabon Franchisee Modernized Hiring

We’re honored to have the Vice President of Operations at 13th Floor Capital, Greg Reheis, lead this exclusive Workstream Webinar. He’ll be sharing his secrets and experiences on how he modernized hir...

How McDonald's Franchise Owner Grew Her Business Through Talent Acquisition

We are honored to have Alyssa Moten, McDonald's owner-operator in this series of interviews with feature franchisees. Before going into the franchise business, Alyssa earned her Masters in Organizatio...

July Hiring Trend - Employment Surge After Unemployment Benefits Slash

Restaurant hiring will start heating up. For the restaurants that have remained open through the pandemic, hiring has paradoxically been a challenge. But one major reason people are choosing not to wo...

How Restaurants can Innovate to Adapt and Outlast the Pandemic

A time to innovate? The restaurant industry hasn't seen this level of upheaval since perhaps the dawn of fast food. The ongoing pandemic has been devastating to most business sectors, but food and hos...