Tag: labor

People

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants Remains Steady in April

6 months ago

Analysts forecasted a slowdown in job growth in April, especially after March numbers were revised down. But restaurants and the overall U.S. economy proved resilient.

Tech

Need Kitchen Workers? There’s an App for That

6 months ago

A "gig" marketplace for restaurant work is a great way for businesses to fill gaps in their schedules, especially at the last minute.

Chains

Taco Bell’s Wacky Hiring Strategies Are Actually Working

7 months ago

One thing's for sure: Taco Bell can't be accused of not knowing its own audience.

Operations

A Costly Investment in Staff Training Technology Pays Off

7 months ago

For the Dead Rabbit's owners, this investment was worth every penny.

Operations

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants and Bars Jumps in March

7 months ago

After a sudden, surprising slowdown in February, it's good to see the numbers rebound this month.

Tech

Ghost Kitchens, Labor Management Systems: March Restaurant Industry Funding

7 months ago

It's a great time to own a ghost kitchen startup.

Chains

McDonald’s Ends Fight Against Minimum-Wage Increases

7 months ago

Technology isn't the only area where McDonald's is getting more progressive.

Chains

Shake Shack Tests Four-Day Work Week

7 months ago

This sounds great in theory, but we want to know more about how this works with a labor force that largely relies on an hourly pay structure.

Operations

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants and Bars Slowed Significantly in February

8 months ago

Well, this is a surprise. The industry only added 1,600 jobs in February, compared to 36,600 jobs added just one month prior.

Tech

Ghost Kitchens and Delivery Services: February Restaurant Industry Funding

8 months ago

The big winner this month? DoorDash, which has now raised over a billion dollars in funding in less than a year.

Tech

South Korea’s Largest Delivery Service Will Use Robots by 2022

8 months ago

The company wants to reduce delivery-related accidents, and lessen the burden of ongoing labor shortages in South Korea. That's fancy talk for robots taking over jobs humans do not want to do.

Chains

Shake Shack’s Profit Margins Took a Hit Due to Increased Labor Costs

8 months ago

Shake Shack chose not to increase menu prices as significantly as some other chains this quarter in order to offset an increase in labor costs, and took a not-so-small hit to its profit margins in the process.