At the beginning of March, the LGC marketing team conducted a poll to get a better understanding of the impact to gig workers and job opportunities during the pandemic. In order to get insight from both sides, we polled internal staffing managers as well as gig workers. The internal poll was conducted from March 1 to 5, 2021 and the gig worker… Read more »
It’s been over a year since the coronavirus emerged and changed how we do just about everything in our lives, including how we save and spend our money.
By now, you would have to be living under a rock to not know about the challenges the restaurant and hospitality industry has faced due to the pandemic. Despite the shutdowns and capacity restrictions, January was the best performance for restaurants since the pandemic started early last year.
In the past couple years, more and more people have joined the gig economy – whether it’s in a full-time or part-time capacity – as a means of making money or growing their careers. This diverse workforce is made up of 57 million people nationwide and can be found in virtually every industry and position.
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: working while on unemployment.
When searching for a new job, the interview process is just as important for candidates as it is for employers. While prospective managers are learning about you and deciding if you would be a good fit in their organization, you should be doing be doing the same with them.
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.
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.
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.