hospitality

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: the important of creating a great guest experience.   Be our guest  As the hotel and restaurant industries continue to grow (an estimated 2-3% per year), creating a memorable guest experience has become one of the key differentiators in moving ahead of the competition. In… 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 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.   Restaurants and hotels have been getting creative when it comes to hiring. Some offer incentives or partner with staffing agencies. Another option is to hire workers who are inexperienced in hospitality.   Understandably,… Read more »

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. Some of the benefits of working with a placement agency include:  Lower costs  Increased candidate flow  Customized staffing solutions  Wider talent pool   One… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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: flexibility.   Flexibility in high demand  In the past few years, flexibility has become one of the most in-demand traits for job seekers. For many, the nine-to-five, or any rigid scheduling for that matter, has… Read more »

Check out the recommendations from our hospitality professionals on where to find the best cheeseburger! 1. Arthur’s Cafe in Hyde Park (Cincinnati, OH) “The meat is perfectly seasoned and buns are super fresh tasting! They have lots of different burger varieties, but my personal favorite is the blackened blue burger because of the whipped blue… Read more »

Check out the recommendations from our hospitality professionals on where to find the best waffles! 1. Waffles and Wedges (Philadelphia, PA) “Their waffles are super fluffy and come with the sweetest fried bananas!” – Jhai, Phildelphia Staffing Manager 2. Maxine’s Chicken and Waffles (Indianapolis, IN) “The waffles are DELICIOUS, the chicken that goes on top… Read more »