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Beware of Employee Agreements

  Many employees sign confidentiality and non-compete agreements when accepting a new job. While the stack of on-boarding paperwork for a new job seems routine, the obligations included in these non-compete agreements are anything but routine. Employees must carefully understand … Continue reading

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The secret weapon in your arsenal

Your employees are your competitive advantage.  Treating your employees as well as you treat your customers will make you an employer of choice, enabling you to attract the best talent in your market.  Additionally, reducing staff turnover will positively affect … Continue reading

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Are you hiring undocumented workers?

Regardless of the industry you are in, making sure your business is employing people who are authorized to work in the US is a big concern and has become a hot topic in the recent months. The New York Times … Continue reading

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Five cost-saving ideas for restaurants

Restaurants are one of the most difficult businesses to own and operate because it is so easy to become overwhelmed with operation costs. For this reason, creative penny-pinching can become somewhat of an art form. Here are five simple ideas … Continue reading

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Genius Idea to Get Employees to Clean Enthusiastically

Let’s face it – unless you’re hiring ambitious germaphobes, it’s tough to find employees who want to clean your restaurant to the pristine standard you would like to set. Cleanliness is crucial to successful restaurant operations – both in terms … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Discrimination Suits a New Trend

There is a new flavor of discrimination suit being lodged by employees – the lifestyle discrimination suit. Employees alledge discrimination when their “lifestyle choices” are prohibited in the workplace. These include lifestyle choices such as tattoos, piercings and cross-dressing. These … Continue reading

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New Employee Orientation at Your Restaurant or Bar

You find yourself in need of additional help and desperately put your new hire in place so that the business continues to run smoothly. Even with the best of intentions to have a comprehensive new employee orientation to introduce new … Continue reading

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