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Best practices for improving recruitment, retention and training

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3 ways Cameron Mitchell Restaurants drives down turnover

Here’s how the 16-concept restaurant group retains top talent.

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Tip sharing gets green light, with limits

The go-ahead, applicable only to operations that don’t take a tip credit, was issued with little notice this week.

The beginning of the year brings an outpouring of predictions from industry watchers (including us; we did a whole series, including this one). Here are three that made few if any of those lists, yet are already looking like possible trends for 2015.

The standard restaurant uniform has undergone a makeover as more concepts bake fashion into their brand identities, allowing workers’ individuality to show.

Two years after San Francisco became the first of a growing list of jurisdictions to limit restaurant scheduling, the industry is contending with some unexpected side effects.

The Goodness Fund financially supports employees who experience unforeseen emergencies.

Public comments on a proposal to allow tips to be shared with back-of-house staff have been plentiful and negative. There are also allegations the Department of Labor hid a damning projection of the rule change's impact on servers' income.

The first in a series of hearings was convened Friday to gauge the public's opinion on disallowing the break in pay for the employers of tipped employees.

Getting millennial recruits up to snuff means re-evaluating longstanding procedures, such as handbooks and classroom learning, in order to jive with the tendencies and preferences of this always-questioning, tech-dependent demographic.

Restaurants are stealing a page out of Silicon Valley’s book filled with unheard-of benefits and annotating it to fit the industry framework.

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