Having trouble recruiting talented workers?

May 12, 2017

“I hear that comment all across the country every single day,” said David Scott Peters, founder of consulting group The Restaurant Expert, based in Phoenix. “People keep saying, ‘In my marketplace, it’s impossible to find anyone.’ But I hear this everywhere.” 

With minimum wages rising, it puts even more pressure on the labor line. Aside from completely changing the business model, there are things you can do to ease that labor pressure, said Peters.

— Make sure you’re an employer of choice. “There are lots of job opportunities out there and money is part of it,” said Peters. “But it’s