When you’re operating a restaurant, there’s a steady stream of numbers that need to be evaluated. Items like rent, food costs, and wages are often top of mind, but one number that probably tumbles to the bottom of the list is employee retention.

Curious how your retention rate stacks up? You’ll definitely want to see this!

The average turnover rate in the restaurant industry is estimated at 75-80%. Of course, turnover is expected, but replacing three-quarters of your workforce each year is a heavy burden to carry (and often times it’s a lot more than this)!

Try shifting your mindset and think in terms of employee attraction instead of retention; so instead of just thinking of “retaining” employees, think about how you can continuously draw them in.

But how can you improve the employee experience (and build your own loyal restaurant crew)? You can start by…

  • Becoming a dream creator
  • Demonstrating the loyalty you crave
  • Inviting employees to be stakeholders
  • Singing employee praises
  • Being the student

To dive deeper into the above suggestions, click on the image below to read our new article…

Forms & Templates

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Payroll Deduction Authorization
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Articles

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How to Build a Loyal Restaurant Team
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Texting Your Employees? Etiquette Tips to Keep Your E-Communications Legal
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Videos

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THE KEY DIFFERENTIATOR: Simple Systems & Strong Leadership (4 minutes)
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How to Create & Execute Your Company’s Vision, Mission, & Purpose (7 minutes)
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State and Federal Regulations

Deductions From Employee Wages
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Federal and State Regulations Related to Family and Medical Leave
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