What makes a great employee? Is it the ability to fit in with company culture, connect with a customer, or communicate efficiently? What about if they exhibit great leadership qualities or creative-problem solving techniques? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then what makes a great employee is their soft skills.  

At some point, we all need a little pick me up to motivate us, especially during stressful times. Grab yourself a coffee or tea, sit down in a comfortable chair, and read through these famous quotes to help feel inspired to finish the week strong. 

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: updates to mask mandates for hospitality venues.  

When LGC was founded in 2003, we were operating solely in Indianapolis. Over the past 17 years, we’ve expanded to 34 cities across the country. Each local office is diverse and integral to the success of LGC. This series will look at our offices individually, highlighting what makes them unique. 

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: identifying leaders on your team. 

Recently businesses across the country were given the (conditional) green light to begin allowing customers into their stores to resume some-what normal operations. But with the recent increase in new coronavirus cases, the chance of having to reinstitute a lock down isn’t unrealistic. With this uncertainty looming, it’s difficult for businesses to plan for the future.

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: new hospitality positions we’ll see in the age of COVID.  

While the coronavirus has continued to shut down major cities across the U.S., some Fourth of July festivities will still be held this weekend celebrating America’s 244th birthday. If you’re working during the holiday (as many employees are), here are a few things to keep in mind to ensure a safe and successful shift.  

In the first part of this two-part series, we discussed some of the reasons why LGC, originally founded to service hospitality clients, can be utilized by businesses in various industries. Some of these reasons are:  

About three months after they were forced to close, restaurants and bars around the country have begun the reopening process in hopes it will help restore the economy and add some normalcy back into our lives. And while it’s a step in the right direction, it’s likely that the hospitality industry will be dealing with issues caused by the novel coronavirus for months, if not… Read more »