Let’s face it—most people don’t work in restaurants for their entire lives. Usually, restaurant employees are high school students working before college or students working to pay their way through school.
However, some people work at restaurants for a second job, because it’s family-owned, or because it is their career. While some employees will never stick around, some may, which is quite favorable. Employee turnover cost restaurants about $150,000 a year in 2016! So how do you keep these employees that are on the fence?
Fair Pay and Flexible Scheduling
You must start every one of your employees on a fair schedule with good pay. Listen to what days they would prefer to work and pay attention to what’s going on in their lives, so you aren’t surprised if they have to call in.
Make schedules readily available and timely. You can use technology to produce an employee schedule for your quick service restaurant that anyone can read at any time. Plus, you can use the money you have saved to pay your employees a fair wage. This is always the first step in keeping your employees. Read more here…