| | Mar 31 | Foodservice
A survey of almost 300 restaurant operators has found that finding and keeping quality employees is their biggest concern by far, with nearly half naming it as their top challenge. Next, but not even a close second, was minimum wage concerns, named by 27 percent of those surveyed as their top challenge, followed by 10 percent citing healthcare costs.
Speaking about the labor situation,
“It’s the workforce perfect storm,” said Joni Thomas Doolin, founder and CEO of restaurant analytics firm TDn2K. “It’s a very challenging environment.” — Jonathan Maze, Nation's Restaurant News
The search for good managers is especially competitive:
“If the client company calls me and wants to pay a manager $40,000 and they’ve got to work two years...