Restaurant HR and Personnel

Immigration laws, the Affordable Care Act, trends in the workforce—FSR presents in-depth analysis and news about events, trends and people impacting foodservice and restaurants.

 

Report: 43% of Industry Workers Live Below Twice the Poverty Line

One of the largest labor sectors in the U.S., the restaurant industry, has nearly half of its workers living under the income threshold required for a family to make ends meet, among many terrible working conditions, according to a new report. 

NRA Announces Employee Education Alliance

The National Restaurant Association announced a new alliance with business-advocate Job Creators Network (JCN) in an effort to provide entrepreneurs and business leaders in the industry with the tools they need to educate restaurant employees about the public policy issues that directl

iTEP Hospitality Exam Tests English Proficiency

The iTEP, or International Test of English Proficiency, is a new test aims to evaluate the job-related English skills of employees or potential hires in the hospitality industry. The iTEP is a line of exams used by more than 500 U.S. schools for international admissions purposes.

Five Steps to Safer Kitchen Floors Five Steps to Safer Kitchen Floors

Restaurants are a minefield for slip and fall accidents, and most of these occur in the back of the house, or the kitchen area.

ICC Launches Advanced Chef Training Courses

International Culinary Center, the cooking school with locations in New York, California, and Italy, has launched an Advanced Chef Training slate of courses to help today's professionals hone their skills. 

Drexel University Adds Culinology Undergraduate Program

The Research Chefs Association (RCA) announces its newest certified Culinology undergraduate degree program at Drexel University in Philadelphia. 

The Ups and Downs of Development in Major Metro Areas The Ups and Downs of Development in Major Metro Areas

Opening a full-service restaurant in a major metropolitan area delivers a different set of challenges than opening one in a smaller city or rural area.

How to Keep Seasonal Employees Engaged How to Keep Seasonal Employees Engaged

The restaurant industry is hiring an estimated 508,000 seasonal employees this summer, according to projections from the National Restaurant Association, marking the se

Restaurants Expect to Hire Half a Million Employees this Summer Restaurants Expect to Hire Half a Million Employees this Summer

Restaurants are expected to add a record amount of jobs this summer season, the result of the improving economy combined with consumers’ pent-up demand for the restaurant experience, predicts the National Restaurant Association.

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