Working in the food service industry requires the perfect blend of experience and personality. When we think of our favorite restaurant worker, what characteristics come to mind? You might be thinking of words like knowledgeable, friendly, or versatile –– which are all traits managers look for.  

Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, thousands of bars and restaurants have been forced to temporarily shut down dine-in service in order to maintain the health and safety of their patrons. Although many businesses have continued to offer takeout and delivery services, sales have taken a huge hit –– not to mention the staff. Working in the hospitality space, we understand… Read more »

Thousands of workers in the restaurant and hospitality industries are currently unemployed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this week’s Hospitality in the News, we wanted to share a few stories about what organizations are doing to support their communities during this challenging time.  

During a time where we all feel uncertain of what the future looks like, one thing we have to do is support one another. Due to the coronavirus, business operations are being upended and causing workers to work from home, or in the case of the hospitality industry, not at all. Regardless of the industry you’re in, as a manger it’s your responsibility to guide, inform, and encourage your team… Read more »

Are you one of the millions of Americans looking for a new job this year? According to a study by the American Staffing Association, half (48%) of employed adults are likely to find a new place of employment in 2020, with almost 40% going as far as to find a different career completely. With an estimated 6 million job openings last year, job seekers should… 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: creating a plan for COVID-19.  

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: ensuring a quick hiring process for job seekers.  

With hundreds of workers across more than 30 cities, we pride ourselves on being the best staffing partner for finding hospitality work in the U.S. Whether you’re looking for temporary gigs or a long-term position, LGC has something for everyone. But don’t just take our word for it – here’s what these workers had to say about their… Read more »

At LGC, we’re dedicated to fostering the growth of our team members. Doing so not only strengthens the relationship between employee and employer, it also encourages retainment; 93% of employees would stay at their company longer if managers showed interest in developing their careers through upskilling. Whether it be through trainings, conferences, or calls, we’re always coming up with new ways to better ourselves… 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: restaurant cleanliness.