Job Seekers

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.  

When LGC was founded in 2003, we were operating solely in Indianapolis. In 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. 

The emergence of the coronavirus has shaped business operations around the country in order to prioritize health standards and ensure the safety of our communities. Because there’s so much uncertainty surrounding what the future will look like, it’s safe to say that businesses will continue to err on the side of caution during our “new normal”.  

Our COVID-19 resource guide shares useful links for workers who may need help or have questions regarding unemployment, stimulus checks, mental health and more.  

Working in the food service industry requires the perfect blend of experience and personality. When we think of our favorite restaurant worker, what characteristics come to mind? You might be thinking of words like knowledgeable, friendly, or versatile –– which are all traits managers look for.