How to staff up during a historic labor crisis

Finally, restaurants are welcoming eager diners back through open doors. If you’re searching for staff right now to meet that surge in demand, you’re not alone. The labor shortage is just the latest challenge restaurateurs need to overcome. 

There’s no denying that it’s tough out there, but it’s still possible to attract the talented team you need to thrive. 

In partnership with Indeed, this guide leverages OpenTable insights plus data and expertise from leading career websites, Indeed and Culinary Agents. It’s packed with actionable tips and advice directly from operators for hiring in this competitive labor market.

  • Write job descriptions that people click on
  • Use referral systems while adding diversity
  • Deepen your applicant pool
  • Woo candidates during the interview
  • Retain top talent for the future

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