The Sirvo Blog

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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.

Lessons from Las Vegas

In the aftermath of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, it’s important to refresh yourself and your staff on the best practices that have been in place for many years.

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Avoiding Negative Chef Stereotypes

There are plenty of stereotypes surrounding the role of the chef–and all too many of them are negative. Learn to create a kitchen that’s fun to work in while still maintaining the expectations of the restaurant’s customers and avoiding these chef stereotypes!

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Employee Turnover: Get Ready, It Happens — 5 Ways To Slow It Down

If you own or manage a restaurant, according to the laws of averages, you should expect to replace almost three-quarters of your workers each year! However, you can cushion yourself against losses in productivity and profitability and reduce turnover by developing solutions based on the reasons restaurant turnover occurs.

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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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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.

Lessons from Las Vegas

In the aftermath of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, it’s important to refresh yourself and your staff on the best practices that have been in place for many years.

read more

Avoiding Negative Chef Stereotypes

There are plenty of stereotypes surrounding the role of the chef–and all too many of them are negative. Learn to create a kitchen that’s fun to work in while still maintaining the expectations of the restaurant’s customers and avoiding these chef stereotypes!

read more