The Sirvo Blog

Career Advice, Management Tips & Industry News

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.

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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7 Ways to Make Your Resume Stronger

Crafting a strong resume is the first step in attaining the employment you’ve always wanted. Don’t just slap it together; instead, take the time to do it right with these helpful tips!

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Creative Beer Marketing Ideas

Whether you’re selling the latest craft or traditional leading brands, there’s more competition than ever. So how do you stand apart and sell more product? Here are some innovative beer marketing strategies you can use to outsell the competition.

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Complying with the Food Safety Management Act (FSMA)

To assist food chain businesses, the FDA issued these final rules for the Food Safety Management Act (FSMA). And even if you’re not an importer, you should study up because you want to know that the people from whom you buy food are following safe food practices.

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What Is TIPS Training, And Should You Get It?

The 35-year old TIPS training program covers the legal responsibilities of establishments, the effects of alcohol on people, and various customer-friendly ways to provide alcohol service in a responsible manner. It also gives you a chance to practice some ways of dealing with real-life scenarios.

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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.

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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