Monthly Archives: October 2012

Patrice & Associates Celebrates Outstanding Achievements at 2012 Annual Conference

Office Owners, Staff Recruiters and Corporate Leadership Team Collaborate to Continue Company’s Position Atop the Hospitality Industry Patrice & Associates recognizes that staying at the top of the hospitality recruiting field will be a bigger challenge than the path it took to get there. With this clear understanding, the company recently brought together all of its stakeholders to share in inspiring and informative meetings, with the sole purpose of cementing Patrice & Associate in its leadership position.   “There’s nothing like bringing the entire Patrice & Associates family together under one roof,” said Patrice Rice, president of Patrice & Associates.…

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Study: Facebook fan engagement surges for restaurants in 3Q

We have found that Facebook is a great way for us to share job openings with candidates in local markets. Franchisees share lots of great information with their Facebook Fans.  Not only has social media changed the way we do business as recruiters, he has definitely impacted the restaurant industry. Starbucks, Chick-fil-A and Taco Bell are among the brands that saw the most fan action, according to a study from Expion The number of people liking and sharing Facebook posts from restaurants saw explosive growth in the third quarter — a result of brands focusing on engagement rather than gaining fans,…

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October 25th – Free Webinar – 6 Questions to Unlock your Potential in an Interview

Date: 10/25/2012 11:00 AM Eastern Time Topic: Six Questions that Unlock Your Potential Date: Thursday, October 25th Time: 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST, 9:00 am MST, 10:00 am CST) Description: Every job seeker has strengths and weaknesses that surface during their job search. It is often the way you present yourself that differentiates you from your competition. It is important that you continue to improve, learn and unlock your potential. In this Webinar you will learn: • Six Questions that will unlock your potential • How these answers will get you more results in your job search • What…

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Better Results in getting Interviews Scheduled

As a recruiting agency with 23 years of experience, I have found that often it's the "little things" that can make a difference in whether or not you are successful in getting job interviews. If you are not scheduling interviews, there are a few things you can do to obtain better results.  It is important to include a cover letter with your resume whenever possible.  Your cover letter can be customized to fit each opportunity you are pursuing and should never be a form letter.  If you take time to explain why you want to work for this particular company and…

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Getting a Job in the Last Quarter of This Year!

There are five reasons you need to put extra effort and energy behind your job search in the last quarter of this year. REASON ONE: Hiring authorities are motivated to spend their hiring budgets in the last quarter of the year.  If they don’t spend their hiring budgets by the end of the year, their budgets are actually reduced for the coming year.  It is because of this fact that you need to put extra effort into your job search starting TODAY. REASON TWO: Corporate profits are currently at record high levels and many employers surveyed intend to hire before…

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Announcing New Franchisee in Georgia!

New Patrice & Associates Office in Hampton, to Give Local Restaurant Scene a Boost    Demand for Local Eateries Gives Rise to Management Support Business in Hampton HAMPTON, Ga. — Patrice & Associates, the nation’s preeminent hospitality recruiting company, announced today its new Atlanta area office. Opening in Hampton, the new office will meet the growing management needs of restaurants and other related hospitality businesses throughout the region.   Local resident Marcell Ausborn, who has more than 20 years of experience in human resources (HR) management for both government agencies and private sector businesses, launches the Patrice & Associates operations…

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Karen was amazing and very helpful through the interview process with my CEO management opportunity. Karen helped and coached me to prepare myself for the interviews. With Karen's help and my experience I feel that it was a perfect fit for Me.  It's pretty awesome to come back to work in my home town and connect to the community again 2o years later.  It awesome to be close to my family and old friends. I'm happy and proud to say that I'm working for a company that values and cares for there employees. I feel like this is a great opportunity that will open doors for my future. Thank you for your time And big thank you to Karen, she is amazing! Ron G Karen was amazing and very helpful through the interview processChief Experience Officer, BC
  • I am grateful for my experience working with Cara, she was awesome! Always easy to reach via texts, emails and phone. It felt like Cara was on my side and wanted what was best for me. Wrote an amazing resume. She helped set me up with all my interviews, provided interview coaching to help me land the job. She also checked on me completely throughout my whole experience. The best part is how she kept in constant contact with me throughout the process, so I was never left wondering and was very supportive throughout the interview process. I'll definitely highly recommend her in the future! Sincerely, Andrea I am grateful for my experience working with Cara, she was awesome!
  • "I was very lucky to get recruited by Cara and the Patrice and Associates team. From start to finish Cara made me feel like I was the right person for this new step in my career. She was very easy to talk to and brought the best out of me when it came to preparing for my interview. I couldn't have asked for a better person to help with this transition and this great opportunity would never have happened without Cara. Thanks!!" - Chuck A I couldn't have asked for a better person to help with this transition
  • I must say at first I was a little skeptical on what Stephanie was doing with my resume but now after seeing the results I am so glad listened instead of reacting. I will definitely continue with this company and I've already started to recommend Stephanie and what she can and is more than willing to do for each individual.

    Eddie Zepeda I've already started to recommend Stephanie
  • During my 20+ years career in hospitality I had the opportunity to work either directly or indirectly with several recruiting firms and individuals. My most recent job search lead me to Bruce Leininger with Patrice and Associates. Bruce is one of those rare individuals who combines needs of the employer with knowledge and skills of the job seeker. He sees both perspectives, analyses where there is common ground between employer’s culture and applicant’s strengths, then delivers a candid assessment to both parties. Bruce was relentless in pursuit of job opportunities and in finding the “right fit” for my career profile. EVERYTHING that Bruce said and promised in his introduction to me was delivered, and even MORE! Most importantly I truly felt that Bruce was genuine, understanding and caring in regards to my specific needs and goals. As far as I am concerned when it comes to recruiters, there is Bruce and then there’s everyone else. Ned Mirkovic, Hospitality General Manager When it comes to recruiters, there is Bruce and then there’s everyone else.