At LGC, one of our main goals is to form meaningful connections with our clients, workers, and the community. One way we do that is through volunteer days; twice a year, internal employees receive a paid day off to volunteer with one of their favorite organizations. (Read more about a recent volunteer day here.) This time,… Read more »

Two months ago, we officially launched LGC Now – a staffing engagement tool focused on growing and expanding our business through the removal of several manual administrative tasks. Since then we’ve been focused on training LGC employees on how to use Deploy, Shiftgig’s flagship software piloting LGC Now.   Deploy is a technology platform focused on redeploying and engaging workers. By introducing Deploy into… 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: bad hiring practices.  Consistency is key  Two of the biggest challenges facing the hospitality industry today are low unemployment and high turnover. Because of these common pain points, organizations feel the pressure of finding… 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: 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 »

Ah, summer; A perfect time for sunshine, barbeques, and beaches. It’s also a great opportunity to make extra money or explore your city during the warmer months. No matter the reason you’re looking to put some more cash in your pocket, summer is the time to do it.   Regardless of already having a full or part time job,… 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 »

Since February 2017, Facebook has hosted jobs from over 60 million businesses on their job board. Bringing competition to LinkedIn and job search sites such as Indeed and ZipRecruiter, Facebook has become a one stop shop for connecting with friends and family, meeting people, and finding a great new opportunity. In this post, we’ll explore… 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 »