Ctuit Software's Restaurant Management Blog

How to Retain Employees Through Conscientious Scheduling

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Labor Scheduling, Restaurant Tips, Employee Schedules

Nov 15

Hiring and training employees is expensive – a fact made all the worse by the restaurant industry’s large turnover rate. Retaining employees can therefore prove instrumental in keeping costs low. One method of doing this is to improve on your...

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Starting a Restaurant, Restaurant Technology, Increase Sales and Drive Profits, Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Labor Scheduling, Accounting

Oct 20

Inventory, accounting, and scheduling demand precision. Here’s why these aspects of the restaurant business need a 21st century approach.

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Tips for Hiring Seasonal Employees

Restaurant Management, Manage Your Business, Optimize Labor, Labor Scheduling

Jul 27

Summer is here.  If your restaurant is located near a large city or tourist area, you may be enjoying a boost in sales.  Knowing that these crowds are temporary, you may find that seasonal help is just what you need to get you through this...

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Millennials and Mobility

Restaurant Technology, Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

Jul 05

Last summer, Ctuit Software published a blog about managing millennials – the generation of people born between the early 1980’s and the late 1990’s.  While many of us know that this new generation has a different mindset than their predecessors,...

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How to Save Money Through Labor Scheduling

Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

Jun 19

Labor scheduling is one of the most challenging aspects of running a restaurant. Restaurant margins are slim and labor costs are large. Additionally, you can lose employee contentment by giving someone the wrong schedule.

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The Hidden Consequences of Under or Over Staffing

Restaurant Management, Optimize Labor, Labor Scheduling

Mar 31

A well-rounded employee schedule is key to maintaining the right balance of customer satisfaction, employee morale and profitability.  This can be tougher than it sounds, however.  Whether you find yourself continually over staffing or under...

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4 Best Practices for Building Your Employee Schedules

Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

Mar 22

Let’s face it, one of the biggest pains in the neck for management – no matter the size, style or location of the restaurant – is creating and maintaining employee schedules. Scheduling is normally a dreaded task on the to-do list, and whether...

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Labor Scheduling (Part Two): The Human Factor in Scheduling

Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

May 23

“I LOVE creating the employee schedule!” said No Manager Ever. But it still has to be done. While it may seem like a daunting task in which no one is ever fully satisfied, remember that creating the schedule can be your chance to boost employee...

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Labor Scheduling (Part One): The Labor in Labor Scheduling

Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

May 16

Creating a schedule is about more than just covering shifts. Good scheduling processes can positively affect your customers, employees, and revenue. While having adequate staff on hand to accommodate your guests is your first priority, keeping...

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7 Restaurant Labor Scheduling Best Practices

Restaurant Management, Labor Scheduling

Jun 09

Labor Scheduling Best Practices for Restaurants

In an industry where costs are high and margins low, it is important to make the most of the resources that you have available to control your costs. Labor is expensive but how can you lower labor...

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