Restaurant Employment Picture Shapes Up

According to Nation’s Restaurant News, “Employment expectations from restaurant operators are up in the third quarter this year, to nearly the same level they hit before the recession led to hiring freezes and layoffs, according to the latest People Report Workforce Index.”

“Forty-two percent of surveyed operators said they expected to add hourly workers in the third quarter while just 5 percent plan to cut staff. Nearly half of the respondents plan to hire more managers and none planed to reduce their management workforce. ‘There may be a glimpse of optimism here for the industry,’ said Michael Harms, senior business analyst for People Report, a Dallas-based firm that tracks human resource trends among more than 100 restaurant companies.”

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