The Newest Job Search Technique: Meet People

Many job search candidates make the common mistake of believing that the latest and greatest social and professional networking sites are going to land them that new position.  It’s never been truer when looking for a new job or position: it’s not what you know, but who you know. Your network is the key to a successful job search strategy.  Growing your network has never been easier.  Social media has taken care of that.

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2014 Wedding Season Ideas

The Brides are in a constant state of searching for suggestions that will make their day unique. Creativity is king for the upcoming wedding season, so it’s time to put on your thinking caps and dream up some new ideas for your client’s special day.

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2014’s Hottest Food Trends
A combination of close industry observation, coast-to-coast travel, discussions with industry experts, regular meetings with hotel and restaurant clients, conversations with press contacts, industry conference and extensive media research has helped developed a list of what’s hot in food service for 2011.
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Changing Nutritional Regulations for the Food Service Industry

If you love to go out to eat, whether in a sit-down restaurant or grabbing a quick meal through your favorite fast food drive-through lane, you should be aware that there are changes to the information presented on restaurant menus.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, signed into law on March 23, 2010 and put in place on March 23, 2011, includes a section that requires most restaurants and vending machine operators (those with at least twenty establishment locations) to disclose nutrition information such as calorie content on restaurant menus and menu boards, including drive-through menu screens

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When Disaster Strikes

It's a typical waiter's nightmare. Your station has been empty all night long. You are just 10 minutes away from the end of your shift, and then suddenly it happens: A bus pulls up with a bunch of hungry people who all sit in your station and want to order at the same time. And then the coffee machine breaks, and the chef slips on a banana peel.

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Wedding Season Is Around the Corner

Tired of the same old stuffy wedding? Well, I have good news for you! In 2011, with the popularity of lounge and potluck weddings, informality has become the rage! From room lay-out, menu, and wedding catering service options – couples are creating casual environments, where their guests can sit back and enjoy themselves.

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Job Interview Tips

An interview gives you the opportunity to showcase your qualifications to an employer, so it pays to be well prepared. The following information provides some helpful hints and to some may seem obvious.  But as a staffing professional, I have seen candidates breaking all these rules and reducing their chances of future employment.

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How To Tactfully Deal With Drunk Customers

If you are planning on serving liquor at your special event, then you should be familiar with all the laws and responsibilities that come with it.  While liquor laws vary from state to state, in most cases if a person is involved in an accident while drunk you, as the owner of the establishment who served them, may be held liable as well. The best way to avoid any potential lawsuits stemming from drunkenness is to not serve a customer who appears inebriated.  Of course, some people can hold their liquor very well, and your staff may not realize the patron is drunk until it is too late.  If you are faced with a customer who had had too much to drink, here are some tips for handling them.

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Job Interviews Picking Up?

Part II: Attitude could be the reason you get a better job either in your present company or for a new one.

By Pat Wiesner, ColoradoBiz Magazine

What makes a boss say, “I really like this person, I want him/her working here,” after just 20 minutes or so? What makes an interviewer who has prepared a list of 15 questions for you forget those questions and begin to tell you how much you are going to like working at this company?  What characteristic is perhaps more meaningful when it comes to getting a job than any skill you might have?

Attitude!

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Why You Should Use A Recruiter: Working With Recruiters

Recruiters hold the keys to the "hidden job market" - career opportunities that aren't posted anywhere else. These professionals hold great influence within the hiring organization, and it's important for jobseekers to understand how to leverage this resource as part of their overall career strategy. What follows are a few facts about executive search firms, and how executive recruiters can help advance your career.

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