News

Every week we comb through the news to find employment trends affecting the hospitality industry so you don’t have to. This week’s topic: flexibility.   Flexibility in high demand  In the past few years, flexibility has become one of the most in-demand traits for job seekers. For many, the nine-to-five, or any rigid scheduling for that matter, has… Read more »

Every week we comb through the news to find employment trends affecting the hospitality industry so you don’t have to. This week’s topic: finding great candidates during low unemployment rates.  The passive candidate  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 3.7% as of June 2019; More specifically, the foodservice and hospitality industries… Read more »

Every week we comb through the news to find employment trends affecting the hospitality industry so you don’t have to. This week’s topic: the importance of a great recruitment strategy.   First impressions matter  Most managers will agree that when meeting a candidate, first impressions are important. Professional appearance, timeliness, and personality traits are all factors considered when making… Read more »

Every week we comb through the news to find employment trends affecting the hospitality industry so you don’t have to. This week’s topic: the growth of the restaurant industry.   Huge growth expected by 2029  According to a recent report by the National Restaurant association, by 2029 the restaurant industry is expected to add 1.6 million jobs… Read more »

In the ever-changing world of hospitality, being aware of trends and staying up-to-date on industry news is vital in maintaining the success of your organization. That’s why we launched Hospitality in the News: a series that covers one topic each week affecting the foodservice and hospitality industry, so you don’t have to sift through tons of headlines.   The… Read more »

The National Restaurant Show, held in Chicago, is the largest gathering of restaurant and foodservice professionals. Every year it showcases everything from equipment and supplies, to food and beverage, to technology. We’re thrilled we had the opportunity to attend May 18-21 for its centennial year not only as exhibitors, but as the sole hospitality staffing provider in… Read more »

  LGC Hospitality, the leading national hospitality staffing agency, today announced the launch of their staffing solution, LGC Now. LGC Now is a staffing engagement tool that provides LGC employees an opportunity to secure flexible employment based upon their schedule, while providing clients with the chance to obtain qualified talent when they need it. Recently… Read more »

LGC NOW is excited to announce our partnership with Shiftgig, a workforce technology company headquartered in Chicago. With Shiftgig’s decision to focus solely on their flagship software, they will transition 12 markets to LGC Hospitality, with us taking on their workers and book of business. Additionally, we’ll begin using Shiftgig’s software, Deploy, to manage our… Read more »

  Ana Reyes, Staffing Manager of our Kansas City branch, spent one of her volunteer days at the Community Services League. Please read below of what they do for the community and why she holds this organization so close to her heart. Let me tell you about CSL… In 1916, a women’s Bible study group… Read more »

Check out the recommendations from our hospitality professionals on where to celebrate national dessert day! 1. D Bar Denver (Denver, CO) Recommended by Tara, Denver’s District Manager 2. Papa Haydn (Portland, OR) Recommended by Kelsey, Portland’s Branch Manager 3. Bredenbeck’s Bakery (Chestnut Hill, PA) “It’s a cute small bakery in Chestnut Hill outside of Philadelphia. They… Read more »