Black Friday deals for hospitality, events and catering

Here’s what you need to know about Black Friday deals for events and catering — and get inspired by these great Black Friday ideas for your business! Black Friday 2019 is just around the corner and rumor has it that this year’s deals will be crazier than ever. We’re here to remind you that it’s … Continue reading Black Friday deals for hospitality, events and catering

Stop Making These 5 Major Staff Management Mistakes

You’re probably making at least one of these major management mistakes. Here’s how to avoid them. Making mistakes is part of the learning experience. You grow as an individual, in personal relationships and can make smarter business decisions based on your knowledge. But the learning curve becomes a problem when you are holding a position … Continue reading Stop Making These 5 Major Staff Management Mistakes

Worker vs. employee — the new limit on the gig economy

California passes a new labor bill that stands to affect businesses built on the foundation of the gig economy. What’s new in employee laws — let’s recap In last week’s state legislature, California passed gig worker bill AB-5 changing the landscape for the gig economy, and the companies and workers that make up gig work. … Continue reading Worker vs. employee — the new limit on the gig economy

Top ideas to celebrate National Staffing Employee Week and engage your staff

It’s time to celebrate your greatest asset — your staff. Starting September 16 through September 22 marks a week commemorating the millions of temporary and contract staff employed by staffing agencies across the country. These men and women contribute on a daily basis to the economy and the strong workforce flow, and in turn deserve … Continue reading Top ideas to celebrate National Staffing Employee Week and engage your staff

How much are your disengaged employees costing your business?

The rate of (dis)engagement When you're managing a business, it's pretty difficult to be everywhere at once. It's also nearly impossible to know what is going on with each employee throughout the workday. Are your employees not engaged at work? If they are not, like the majority of workers in the U.S., then this could … Continue reading How much are your disengaged employees costing your business?

Employee Communication App — 5 Key Points to Keep Your Eye On

Communication is key — the foundation of any thriving interaction. Communication within the business framework is more important than ever in an economy shifted by dynamic schedules, on the go flexibility and an environment so fast paced it can seem hard to keep up. The employment of the mobile app to streamline workforce communication and efficiency is … Continue reading Employee Communication App — 5 Key Points to Keep Your Eye On

The 5 Most Common Events & Catering Complaints

It’s no surprise to anybody to hear that job in the events and catering industry are voted as being amongst some of the most stressful in the world. Yes, it can be rewarding. But sometimes the amount of work put into business operations, staff management and client engagement can feel endless. When you do good, … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Events & Catering Complaints

Event Staff Job Description

Event Staff positions can range from waiters to hostesses, ushers, ticketing operators, security, brand/promotional ambassadors, party staff or general help, depending your specific event or job need. It is important that you are able to accurately describe the quality of the candidate you are looking for and properly highlight the requirements of the job. To … Continue reading Event Staff Job Description

Confessions of a Catering Company: Success 101

This guest blog comes from Dory Ford, the head chef and CEO of AQUA TERRA Culinary based in California’s Central Coast. People tend to forget that businesses are just people who built a dream from the ground up with drive, passion and experience. I started as a professional chef. Ten years in Canada, over nine … Continue reading Confessions of a Catering Company: Success 101