Hoops Blog

Lots of great articles for employers and job seekers in the hourly industry.

  • 5 Ways to Motivate Restaurant Employees

    5 Ways to Motivate Restaurant Employees

    What happens when your restaurant staff is motivated and enthusiastic about their work?

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  • 4 Things Restaurant Owners Should Start Doing Right Now

    4 Things Restaurant Owners Should Start Doing Right Now

    What’s the difference between struggling restaurants that make it and the ones that fail? It’s keeping prime costs—food, beverage, and labor—below 67 percent of expenses.

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  • Staffing An Urgent Care Center? You're Not Alone...

    Staffing An Urgent Care Center? You're Not Alone...

    The days of the ‘patient’ patient are over—and so are the days of the patient hiring manager in increasingly busy urgent care centers.

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  • Hoops Partners With Jooble

    Hoops Partners With Jooble

    At Hoops, we're always looking for ways to optimize our talent pipeline so our clients get the right candidates for their open positions.

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  • 5 Critical Healthcare Hiring Trends In 2017

    5 Critical Healthcare Hiring Trends In 2017

    If there is a more dynamic, rapidly evolving field than healthcare in the United States, we don’t know what it is...

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  • 5 Principles For Retaining Restaurant Employees

    5 Principles For Retaining Restaurant Employees

    In 2016, profitability for restaurants in the middle of the pricing spectrum was squeezed by competition from both ends, and by employee turnover. Reducing turnover is a top priority in 2017 for...

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  • 3 Signs That Your Best Employee Is Ready to Quit

    3 Signs That Your Best Employee Is Ready to Quit

    Having a robust job candidate pipeline and an effective hiring process is essential to your business. And after you hire, retention of your best employees is just as important, and often overlooked.

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  • Why Smart Companies Hire At The End Of The Year

    Why Smart Companies Hire At The End Of The Year

    The end of year is a time for gratitude and reflection before holiday celebrations give way to the New Year and forward thinking. The same holds true for many companies, which is exactly why you...

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  • What Millennial Restaurant Workers Need From Employers

    What Millennial Restaurant Workers Need From Employers

    The millennial generation is the first to come of age in the new millennium (thus the name), which is notable in itself. But this generation is interesting in a variety of ways, especially in how...

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  • Fine Tune Your Recruiting Strategy to Target Top Performers

    Fine Tune Your Recruiting Strategy to Target Top Performers

    Recruitment strategy is a major factor in your organization’s success. For small and medium-sized businesses in particular, hourly front line talent is the company’s lifeblood. Yet many companies...

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  • Here Are The Hiring Secrets Restaurant Owners Need To Know For 2017

    Here Are The Hiring Secrets Restaurant Owners Need To Know For 2017

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  • 5 Culture Fit Questions Restaurants Should Ask Job Candidates

    5 Culture Fit Questions Restaurants Should Ask Job Candidates

    A cohesive restaurant staff that demonstrates teamwork and attentiveness to guests impacts every aspect of your business. These positive behaviors are the products of individual employee values...

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  • Yes, Talent Acquisition Matters For Restaurants Too

    Yes, Talent Acquisition Matters For Restaurants Too

    What’s eating restaurant profits? Rising rents, food spoilage, and empty tables are the usual suspects but another culprit is also taking an excessive bite. Labor costs are cannibalizing profit...

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  • How To Avoid The 3 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

    How To Avoid The 3 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

    Sometimes hiring managers are so eager to fill open positions that they end up making mistakes that could lead to accidentally hiring the wrong person. If you focus on attracting the right kind of...

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  • The Top Issues In Healthcare Recruiting Are...

    The Top Issues In Healthcare Recruiting Are...

    Filling positions in the healthcare industry is growing more and more difficult each day. No one is more acutely aware of this than hiring managers in the space, who find themselves struggling to...

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  • It's Time To Take Employee Retention Seriously

    It's Time To Take Employee Retention Seriously

    The prevailing attitude when discussing retention is to simply accept turnover as a fact of life. This fatalistic mindset does nothing to help improve the situation or solve the problem. In...

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  • If Your Best Employees Are Quitting, Here's Why

    If Your Best Employees Are Quitting, Here's Why

    Here’s a sobering statistic: the voluntary turnover rate was 11.6%. in the US last year. That may not sound like a lot, but it’s startling when you really think about it - on average, almost 12...

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  • How To Hire The First Employee For Your Startup

    How To Hire The First Employee For Your Startup

    After actually doing what many only dream about (starting a company), you're finally ready to expand beyond the founder’s circle and hire your first employee. It’s a huge step, fraught with both...

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  • Is Your Hiring Process Like The Mullet?

    Is Your Hiring Process Like The Mullet?

    Remember mullets? The iconic “business in front, party in back” hairstyle was once  worn by pop stars, all the cool kid in the 80s, and even the irrepressible David Bowie. But eventually the...

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  • Pokemon Go And the Art Of The Employee Perk

    Pokemon Go And the Art Of The Employee Perk

    There is a direct (and hopefully positive) correlation between your recruiting and retention efforts. Specifcally, the time, money, and effort spent landing the best talent for open positions is a...

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