Employee work schedule changes can be a major hassle. Call-outs, no-shows, and late vacation requests can all throw even the best-planned work schedule into a tailspin. Our tips will help calm the shift schedule chaos and get everyone back to work.
As a restaurant operator, labor is the most expensive and variable aspect of your business. Sure, you can control it, but most restaurant managers simply focus on the hours paid and don't appreciate the myriad ways you can impact your labor cost.
Thin operating margins, makes controlling the rising cost of hourly workers vital for successful restaurants. While businesses strive to increase revenue in a competitive market, the cost of labor continues to rise. So, what can businesses do to gain control over their profit margins by managing labor costs?
According to one study from the National Safety Council, U.S. companies lose between $200-$300 billion per year due to absenteeism, tardiness, burnout, decreased productivity, worker’s compensation claims, increased employee turnover, and medical insurance costs resulting from employee work-related stress.
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