The American Staffing Association’s annual conference, Staffing World, is being held next week from October 15-17 in Las Vegas. This event brings together dozens of experts from around the country and promises “an immersive convention experience unlike any before it in the staffing industry.” This year we’ll have LGC managers Erin and Jaime on-site to experience everything Staffing World has to offer. In this post, we’ll… Read more »
With an estimated 50 million people working in the gig economy, most businesses are bound to interact with workers looking for a side hustle in one way or another. In fact, there are several benefits to using gig workers in your day to day operations, including lower hiring costs and less risk.
Every year, Staffing Industry Analysts, known globally as premier advisors to the staffing industry, hold a conference called Collaboration in the Gig Economy. Arguably the largest staffing event of the year, this conference commonly known as “GigE” promises to be innovative, informational, and exciting. The LGC team will be in attendance, so we put together a list of what… 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: hiring workers with little-to-no experience in hospitality.
With historically low unemployment, today’s job market is more competitive than ever. Yet finding the perfect hire can be a daunting, exhaustive, and expensive task. Many companies go the route of working with a third party such as LGC to recruit and vet candidates.
At LGC, we’re motivated by tales of career development and success – especially when it involves our employees. In this series, we’ll be sharing stories from managers at LGC and how they’ve moved up the ladder. Hopefully, you’ll read something that inspires you to join our team and create a story of your own.
In the hospitality industry, one of the most common challenges is hiring reliable front and back of house staff. Finding great candidates is often time-consuming, especially if it’s delegated to only one person. Having worked in staffing for over 15 years, we knew there had to be an easier way to hire and decided to launch… Read more »
At LGC, one of our main goals is to form meaningful connections with our clients, workers, and the community. For that reason, we offer volunteer days to our employees. Twice a year they receive a paid day off to volunteer with one of their favorite charities or organizations to help connect with their community. In order to spread awareness, we’ll be highlighting volunteer days… Read more »
When it comes to customer service, it’s often the little things that mean the most. When guests walk into a hotel room, they expect it to be sparkling clean, and when they dine at a restaurant, they assume the food will be good — and rightfully so. However, most don’t think the staff will go… Read more »
Keeping your head above water can be tough on a busy shift, but becomes even more challenging when everyone seems to have special requests. From substituting side dishes to ordering off the menu, people can be very particular about their food. Some food service job opportunities involve a busier work environment than others, but… Read more »