Why Building a Restaurant Community Should Be a Top Priority
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Why Building a Restaurant Community Should Be a Top Priority

This article was originally published in FSR Magazine Leaders can weather the difficulties of the great resignation while also making employees’ lives better. The Great Resignation is affecting all sectors of the economy, and the restaurant industry is no exception. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 70 percent more job openings in…

How to boost employee engagement in the restaurant industry
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How to boost employee engagement in the restaurant industry

It’s no secret there’s a labor shortage in the restaurant industry, or that it was among the hardest hit industries during the pandemic. Long prone to employee turnover, jobs in the service industry tend to be seen as easily replaceable, short-term, a stepping stone to other things. Still, happy, productive employees are essential to a…

Making mental health a priority among restaurant workers
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Making mental health a priority among restaurant workers

The last few years challenged us — and took its toll. In life. In relationships. Not to mention our social wellbeing. When it comes to the restaurant industry, it’s even more nuanced than that. Not only are they among our frontline workers, they’ve also often bore the brunt of people’s overarching frustrations, perspectives and opinions…

What to look for in your restaurant’s POS system
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What to look for in your restaurant’s POS system

We’ve previously shared the benefits of enlisting a comprehensive POS solution for your restaurant. From saving time and frustration to helping you do more with less effort, even while short-staffed, your chosen point-of-sale system has the potential to expedite and streamline processes, align your operations and improve both the employee and customer experiences.  When it…

How restaurants can overcome staffing shortages
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How restaurants can overcome staffing shortages

At Table Needs, we believe employees are the foundation of a successful restaurant. When they’re cared for and happy, retention improves. It stands to reason the diner experience does, too. Since good employees beget satisfied, loyal customers who generate repeat revenue, nurturing your staff is straight-up good sense. Of course, there are many forces at…