Though the name may imply something different, the small business industry is anything but small. With over 30 million firms classified as small businesses, this diverse industry accounts for almost 50% of the economic activity in the U.S. and employs 10 people per business on average (but can go up to 500 according to smallbizgenius.com.)
The hospitality and foodservice industries are ever changing. Year after year, businesses in these spaces are constantly working to improve themselves and their concept, fighting amongst dozens of competitors to bring in guests – and ideally keep them there for years to come.
It goes without saying, but we’ll say it anyway: 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. With the presence of the pandemic, a tough political climate, and a myriad of other social matters, it’s no surprise that 40% of U.S. adults reported struggling with mental health issues this year.
Since the twentieth century, companies around the world have been utilizing temporary workers to fill open spots in their departments, provide flexible opportunities, and employ a diverse workforce. In the 100+ years since employment agencies rose to the popularity they have now, the staffing industry has grown exponentially with the U.S. spending “over $150 billion on temporary staffing and on average engaged just under 3… Read more »
Whether it’s realized or not, the staffing industry has been an institution in the workforce for hundreds of years. In fact, “One of the oldest references to a public employment agency was in 1650, when Henry Robinson proposed an “Office of Addresses and Encounters” that would link employers to workers. The British Parliament rejected the proposal, but he himself opened such a… Read more »
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.
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.
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 »
Since 2003, LGC has been a key player in the hospitality staffing space, servicing hotels, restaurants, and hospitality events around the country –– but did you know we also partner with clients in other industries? Some of these include warehouse, distribution, administrative, and healthcare.