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The best resource for the latest in restaurants, retail and hospitality. From career advancement and HR to news and trends, find it on the Sirvo blog.

15 Employee Appreciation Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Sometimes all it takes to make an employee love coming to work is to show them a little appreciation. So how do you show the love? From BINGO to discounts and pizza – we’ve taken the guesswork out of it with 15 employee appreciation ideas that won’t break the bank!

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Restaurant Delivery Is On The Rise

Restaurants have unexpectedly found themselves in the middle of a recession. For whatever reason, people just aren’t eating out anymore. In order to remain competitive, many restaurants are finding that restaurant delivery is the best way to keep their corner of the market – but is it right for you?

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New Ruling on Tips in Colorado

A recent Tenth Circuit Court case decision changes the rules on tips depending on if you take the tip credit or not. Our friends at The Colorado Restaurant Association are on top of the story but due to the complexity of this issue, we suggest you read the full story here before acting!

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7 Ways to Make This Summer Your Best Hiring Season Yet

While some people look forward to summer as a time to relax, go on vacation, and maybe hit the beaches, for many others, it’s the time to look for work. So how do you maximize your hiring efforts during this time? Let’s look at 7 ways to make this summer your best hiring season yet!

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6 Signs That You Should Quit Your Job

Staying in the same job offers comfort and consistency, but many workers outgrow their position, lack room for advancement and miss out on potential career opportunities. Could this be you? Read on to find out the 6 Signs That You Should Quit Your Job!

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7 Ways To Save Food From Landfills

The US wastes about 30% to 40% of the food supply, and that uneaten food goes right to landfills, where it produces methane gas and takes up space. How you decide to stop food waste is up to you; just remember that every little bit counts.

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Is Teaching Butchery the Secret to Keeping Good Chefs?

Ultimately, it may seem like a risky move at first but investing in your people is the best way to show them that they are valued. Both inexperienced and experienced chefs will always benefit from cultivating new skills and directly applying them – whether it is butchery or something else.

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Making Restaurants Sustainable: Some People You Should Know

Sustainability is a critical issue in our world as we anticipate almost 10 billion on the planet by 2050. But how will we feed all those people without depleting our resources? A few leaders in the U.S. and other countries are tackling this issue in bold in new directions. Meet some of them!

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Survival Guide: Food and Beverage Industry Edition

Running a successful restaurant and surviving in the food and beverage industry can be challenging because of intense competition, shifting demographics, rising food costs, high turnover rates, changing labor laws or constant health hazards. However, talented managers and decision makers can use their business skills and experience to make better decisions that lead to success and profitability.

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The best resource for the latest in restaurants, retail and hospitality. From career advancement and HR to news and trends, find it on the Sirvo blog.

15 Employee Appreciation Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Sometimes all it takes to make an employee love coming to work is to show them a little appreciation. So how do you show the love? From BINGO to discounts and pizza – we’ve taken the guesswork out of it with 15 employee appreciation ideas that won’t break the bank!

read more

Restaurant Delivery Is On The Rise

Restaurants have unexpectedly found themselves in the middle of a recession. For whatever reason, people just aren’t eating out anymore. In order to remain competitive, many restaurants are finding that restaurant delivery is the best way to keep their corner of the market – but is it right for you?

read more

New Ruling on Tips in Colorado

A recent Tenth Circuit Court case decision changes the rules on tips depending on if you take the tip credit or not. Our friends at The Colorado Restaurant Association are on top of the story but due to the complexity of this issue, we suggest you read the full story here before acting!

read more