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3 California Labor Compliance Issues to Understand

Several labor compliance issues continue to surface in California, and it is a risk to not take some time to learn more about them. Not only can fines and penalties be issued for lack of compliance, but issues with employee morale or even turnover could...

How to Manage Friends After a Promotion

Many first-time managers consider the transition from being co-workers/friends to manager is the most challenging hurdle encountered when getting a promotion. If you are in this position, first, congratulations, and second, get the skills you need to be...

Labor Optimization: Start by Creating a Strong Team

Labor optimization is a very broad, and rather trendy topic these days. Nowhere does it seem more prevalent than in the retail and restaurant industries where new scheduling and minimum wage regulation roll-outs will be making a significant impact....

3 Tips to Being a Great Manager

Great managers are made, not born. Deliberately working to get the skills needed to be a manager, and then continually working to grow your skills, is a sign of a true leader. While these 3 tips relate mostly to new or first-time management, seasoned...

Changes to minimum wage and penalty rates

Since July 1st there has been an increase of 3.5% to the minimum wage, meaning that the new national minimum wage will be $18.93 an hour and $719.20 a week. This increase has affected more than 2 million Australians. This article is for informational...

Why Did Your Restaurant Managers Leave?

Why do restaurant managers leave? Why is there generally high turn-over within the restaurant industry? We've identified three main reasons cited for turn-over by restaurant managers and hope that in understanding them, restaurant owners and managers can...

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