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Restaurant Operators plan to expand

Jonathan Maze of Nation’s Restaurant News posted an article yesterday highlighting the findings of the 2017 American Express Restaurant Trader Survey. The survey reached out and polled 488 owners, managers, directors, an CEO’s of independently owned restaurants. One surprising finding is the optimism that many restaurant operators still possess despite recent sales trends across the nation. “More than half of restaurant operators and managers, 54 percent, said their revenue is up over where it was a year ago. And 72 percent said they expect revenue to increase over the next year. And 83 percent of operators said they plan to hire, while…

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Patrice & Associates Recognizes Top Achievers at Annual Convention

Nation’s Leading Talent Acquisition Firm Serving the Hospitality Industry Celebrates Outstanding Growth and Successes Among its Team of Franchisees and Regional Developers DUNKIRK, Md. – Patrice & Associates, the nation’s leading talent acquisition firm that specializes in the hospitality industry, celebrated system-wide growth and several franchisees and regional developers at the company’s annual franchise convention held earlier this month at the Double Tree Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Themed “Breakthrough to Excellence,” the convention included educational and breakout sessions on a variety of topics pertaining to client management and operations, as well as roundtable sessions and a client panel discussion with…

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Patrice Rice featured in Business News Daily

Seasonal Hiring: 6 Tips for Employers This article was written by Saige Driver and originally featured on  the Business News Daily’s website. View the original article here. The holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year. But if you are a business owner, it can also be the most stressful. Business picking up during the holiday season is great, but days like Black Friday can put a strain on the employees who are left doing the extra work. Many small businesses combat this by hiring seasonal help. However, there are some important things to consider, as regulations for hiring short-term workers differ from hiring…

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

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    Hello my name is Ladidrea Richmond I was recruited by Mike Buterbaugh Jan.30,2019. Mike wasn’t my first recruiter I had two prior to him, each recruiter sent me on one job interview.  I didn’t get the jobs and they told me that there wasn’t anything else that they could do for me but Mike was different from the first time we talked I felt that he wanted me to have a great job. He was full of energy and excitement. Mike talked to me as though we were friends for years he help me reconstruct my resume and gave me great pointers for my interviews, he always coached me before an interview and was interested in what happened afterward. Although I didn’t get the  jobs Mike sent me on, he stayed in contact with me, he encouraged me not to give up and that he wasn’t going to leave me until he got me a great job. He believed in me when I started to doubt myself, he encouraged me to keep my head up and to reach for the stars and he always reassured me that he would be there for me. Mike emailed me mid March with a job opening for Fuddruckers in Schaumburg I was kind of reluctant but Mike told me to go on the interview and do what I always do and things will work out, well again with Mike’s great encouragement I went on the interview and l got the job I start my first day of training tomorrow. I am forever grateful for Mike’s integrity his honesty his perseverance and his commitment to his clients I will never forget the relationship that we built and I’ll take everything he taught me into my new career. Thanks Mike for being such an awesome person. I will always remember you. "He believed in me when I started to doubt myself"
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    Patrice & Associates Recruitment Specialists Coach With Care!

    To all who are looking for a change in their career, not just looking for a “job,” but for a life altering experience, I highly recommend working with Jeannie Boland from Patrice & Associates Recruiting Specialists.  I went in one person and came out the other side a totally different professional with the job of a lifetime.

    Jeannie’s time, care, encouragement and enthusiasm helped me from A to Z through the entire process.  From analyzing my past career, resume building and then matching me to employers, she was with me in my corner all the way.

    Jeannie is by far the most amazing recruiter I have ever seen.  I was so hesitant at first, but right away she figured out who I was and where I could be.   Hypothetically, if I didn’t get the job, I would have still been 100% happy because Jeannie got me the opportunity.  I couldn’t have done it without her.

    Without hyperbole, Jeannie is the absolute best.  I can’t sing her and her team’s praises enough.

    Paul Torres

    I went in one person and came out the other side a totally different professional with the job of a lifetime.
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    Patrice & Associates Recruitment Helps Find New Jobs in ALL Industries

    I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with David Kemp and Patrice & Associates. From the initial phone call and introduction, David was personable, professional and knowledgeable about the hiring manager, property and staff. He had extensive knowledge about both the opportunities and challenges with my now new position. David’s candor afforded me the knowledge to make an informed decision about accepting the opportunity. Thanks to David, I have an enjoyable new position with an excellent property, phenomenal team members and the opportunity for growth. Warm regards, Chenoa Douglass Patrice & Associates Recruitment Helps Find New Jobs in ALL Industries
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    Patrice & Associates Recruiters LOVE helping people find their next career!

    I just wanted to start by saying how incredibly professional Katie was with every step of the process. She outlined every necessary piece of information needed and was there for me every step of the way. She personalized every conversation we had and gave me every tool needed to succeed in attaining my new job at the Great American Restaurants. I would recommend her to anyone trying to advance their career in the culinary industry, and whoever needs help creating the best resume possible. I appreciate everything she did and am proud to have worked with her through the process! Thank you so much Katie and Patrice & Associates!   Zac Burger She outlined every necessary piece of information needed and was there for me every step of the way.
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    Recruitment Coaches Present New Possibilities!

    Benji Ellis was of utmost help!  He was able to listen to my needs and came up with suggestions and we went back and forth a few times. Ultimately, he ended up knowing a little more about what i needed than myself. We had talked over different projects and when he approached me with this new venture, I was not very interested to begin with, he insisted I should check it out, he was sure I would like it. So I gave it a try and after that it's all history.  I loved the concept and the team i would be working with.
    Benji was able to see things I couldn't.
    He kept great two way communication throughout the entire process making sure I knew every step of the way.
    He is fun, friendly and knowledgeable. After a month now in my new career, I'm having fun and loving this new experience.
    Alejandro Echevarria Gil
    Benji was able to see things I couldn't.