News

At LGC, we’re dedicated to serving our clients, workers, and community because without their help, we wouldn’t be where we are today. As a way to give back, throughout the year we encourage our employees to take “volunteer days”, where they get a paid day off to volunteer with an organization of their choice. (Read more about volunteer efforts here.)  Recently, LGC had the opportunity to work with Ducks… 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: how working with a staffing partner can lower hiring costs and company risks.   Risky business  In our first Hospitality in the News article, we talked about how making a bad hiring decision can cost companies thousands of dollars, even for temporary… Read more »

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: employee burnout.  All work and no play According to the National Restaurant Association, there are almost one million unfilled jobs in the hotel and restaurant industries. Coupled with historically low unemployment, hiring has consistently… 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: employing Generation Z.   The new workforce  Generation Z is described as those born in the mid-1990s to early-2000s, being the most recent addition to the workforce. Many consider this group to be… Read more »

LGC Hospitality is proud to announce the opening of three new offices in our eastern, western, and central regions; Dallas, New Orleans, and Miami. The addition of these markets, powered by LGC Now, brings us up to 35 locations nationwide, serving clients and workers in the hospitality industry.   Dallas  Located just west of downtown in Irving,… 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: how the gig economy works for the hospitality industry.  How the gig economy works for you  For the past several years, the gig economy has been growing in popularity due to its’ ability to provide flexible… Read more »

At LGC, one of our main goals is to form meaningful connections with our clients, workers, and the community. One way we do that is through volunteer days; twice a year, internal employees receive a paid day off to volunteer with one of their favorite organizations. (Read more about a recent volunteer day here.) This time,… Read more »

Two months ago, we officially launched LGC Now – a staffing engagement tool focused on growing and expanding our business through the removal of several manual administrative tasks. Since then we’ve been focused on training LGC employees on how to use Deploy, Shiftgig’s flagship software piloting LGC Now.   Deploy is a technology platform focused on redeploying and engaging workers. By introducing Deploy into… 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: bad hiring practices.  Consistency is key  Two of the biggest challenges facing the hospitality industry today are low unemployment and high turnover. Because of these common pain points, organizations feel the pressure of finding… Read more »