“Sexual Harassment” and your restaurant’s name are two phrases that you never want to see anywhere together. In this social media age, news like that can spread faster than your PR person can combat it. So it’s important to take steps to help prevent and resolve harassment situations in your restaurant before it gets out of hand and costs you significant amounts of money and your reputation.
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Happy, healthy, motivated, employees can push your business into a level of success that you could never hope to achieve without their dedication. They keep your company running smoothly and efficiently. They keep your customers happy. And when your customers are happy, they refer other customers to you, and they come back to you again in the future.
So how do you keep your employees satisfied with their job? By giving them what want, of course! So let’s take a lot at what your employees really want from you and how you can give it to them… ……… Read More >>
I remember when I was in school and I encountered a bully for the first time. I was on the playground and saw them picking on another kid and the poor child was in tears. I got in the middle of it and helped the kid being picked on and I stayed friends with him for years after that. Fast-forward a few years, and now I help business owners and HR managers that feel like they are spending more time as a referee than they do at their jobs because of cyber harassment in the workplace. ……… Read More >>
Historically speaking, the typical workplace has consisted of three main age groups – the Old Timers, the Youngsters, and the people stuck in between them. Today though, that mix has gotten a lot more complicated. For the first time ever, it is commonplace to find 5 generations working side by side.
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It seems like whether you are an employer or employee, you have to worry about legal ramifications around every action or inaction you make through the day.
One of the default go-to’s in the world of employee / employer accusations is that the work environment is too hostile. But its just not that simple – the legal requirements for a hostile environment are hard to actually meet. As an owner or supervisor, this is kind of a double-edged sword. It’s hard for your employees to actually sue you and win, but you might still get dragged through the an exhausting and non-productive process to get there.
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When you manage employees you are putting your company’s future in their hands. The day you first realized this was probably one of the most stressful days you’ve had as a manager or owner.
The pressure tofind, hire, and retain the right team members isimmense!
So you’ve probably read up on various effective management techniques and styles. You have probably heard about micromanagement – and that it’s bad. That’s not always true though… and here’s why. ……… Read More >>
A lot of time, effort, and money goes into attracting, interviewing, hiring, onboarding, and training each of your employees. It’s a time-consuming… hair-pulling… teeth-gnashing… stressful process. When it’s over, it’s important to learn how to keep your best employees so you don’t have to do it again. ……… Read More >>
If you own a business, then the odds are pretty good that you know what you do pretty well. If you grew your company literally from nothing – then you really know what you do because at one point you were quite literally doing just about every job and position in your company.
You’ve worn your sales hat, and your worker hat, and your bookkeeper hat, and your financial strategist hat, and that funny hat that you stole from a cat. Well… maybe not that last one, but you get my point. ……… Read More >>