The Importance of Workplace Culture in the Restaurant Industry

Culture within the Workplace:

 

Every day is a new adventure when it comes to restaurant management recruiting, and every day I speak with numerous leaders seeking new career opportunities. Through these talks, I learn about the shared passions, goals, and desires of leaders in restaurant industry. It is an integral part of my job that I pinpoint exactly what talented leaders are lacking in their current positions to best help them find jobs that fit their individual needs. Most managers I speak with stress their need to find a position at a company whose culture is defined by their outstanding treatment of employees.

 

IF YOU ASSURE A CULTURE THAT FOCUSES ON THE INTERNAL TEAM, SUCCESS WILL FALL INTO PLACE

 

Managers are constantly seeking positions within companies that promote open workplace communication, provide ongoing feedback, and encourage employee recognition. Leaders aspire to work for restaurants that offer ongoing development and a work/life balance that recognizes that employees have passions and obligations outside of work. In essence, restaurant managers are most passionate about finding positions within companies whose workplace cultures are built on ensuring their employees are offered continual support, growth, and respect.

 

A CULTURE BUILT AROUND ENSURING THE SUCCESS OF ITS EMPLOYEES BREEDS SUCCESS ON ALL FRONTS!

 

It is no surprise that a company’s culture can often times be the driving force for success. It’s clear that the team becomes a reflection of the company vision. Feeling confident in a positive culture breeds innovative & reliable insight supporting ongoing sales & operational enhancements. Promoting team participation & offering ongoing recognition, motivation & learning provides the avenue to develop leaders that share the business vision. Positive momentum in sales, buy in on cost effectiveness and long term tenure are clear ingredients in a recipe for success!

To be a successful as a Hospitality Recruiter, it is of the utmost importance that I seek out and work with companies whose workplace cultures align with this line of thinking.  I’m proud to say that I do.

 

 

This article was originally written by Patrice & Associates Franchisee Tracey Hamilton.  The original article can be also viewed on her LinkedIn page.  

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  • Darryl Jackson has been amazing during this whole process!

    He has kept in contact with me from the very beginning! He gave the company I interviewed for a good vision of myself and they are talking highly of me! Without Darryl, I would still be jobless! He has called me on several occasions to check in and show me that he is reaching out to the next people he needs to reach out to! I could not have asked for a better supporter to help me in my job search! His business is going to excel if he continues to work this hard with his clients like he did with me and I honestly cannot thank him enough!
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  • Matt gave excellent information that helped me put my best foot forward. 

    I had the pleasure of working with Matt Lopez.  We have been on this journey with a few companies. I always felt well represented and excited about the opportunities I was presented. His timely follow up is one of the many attributes that stood out the most.  It is hard to find professionalism at this level.  He gave consistent feedback, and pep talks before my interviews.  It's quite a process when dealing with second and third interviews, and Matt constantly provided great energy and enthusiasm.  He also made sure I was always prepared in having all the ammunition I needed.  Whether footnotes, information about the brand, or providing key examples to respond during the interviews.  With this pandemic, it's been difficult.  Many companies are hesitant with the direction they are moving.  Even with my vast experience, Matt is my most valuable asset.  I have several Colleagues and I would highly recommend his service without a doubt.

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    James McClain Jr.
    Matt gave excellent information that helped me put my best foot forward
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    We found 2 employees using Sally Kennedy's services.  I wanted to let you know, she is amazing to work with!  We have used other services and she was able to find, by far, the best candidates for the positions.  I look forward to working with her and your company in the future!

     

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    Sally Kennedy is prompt, professional, and thorough!
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    She was very professional and upbeat! My background was a perfect match for their opening and their remote position, in my field of expertise, is exactly what I was looking for! I could not be happier!
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