Restaurant Recruiting & Retail Recruiting
According to the National Restaurant Association the restaurant industry has added over 560,000 jobs since the start of the economic recovery in 2010. Now try to get your hands around that number! 560,000 jobs in this industry alone, this industry currently has over 13 million employees’s making it the country’s second largest private sector employer. (This is about 10% of the country’s entire workforce)
As Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association said “The restaurant industry strongly contributes to the health of our nation’s economy driving job growth across industry segments and providing rewarding career and employment opportunities for millions”. “Whether in the kitchen or the corporate office, restaurants offer a variety of career paths, including one toward the American Dream of entrepreneurship and owning your own business”
The National Restaurant Association projects that the industry will add 1.4 million positions in the next decade, reaching 14.3 employed. Finding top talent to fill these positions will be the responsibility of HR Professionals and Recruiter’s across the country.
The reality is staffing restaurants is going to become more and more challenging moving forward. Those that embrace the opportunity and challenge will be successful in meeting goals set forward by their companies. It is time to start thinking “outside the box” when looking to fill needs. Self Opportunity is committed to finding the best candidates possible for our clients using ever changing technology and old fashioned hard work. Times are changing, reach out and let us help you change with them.