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Webinars QSR Magazine May 12, 2022

How a Compelling Employer Brand and New Tech Tools Helped bartaco Double Its Hiring Rate in a Tough Labor Market

The restaurant industry is experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage. In the face of this, fast-growing bartaco is opening an estimated 10 new locations in the next couple years, each needing dozens of new staff members. To fill its pipeline and hire faster, bartaco took two important steps: creating a compelling new employer brand designed to make it an employer of choice in the markets it serves, and leveraging technology to quickly identify the best candidates and be the first employer to get an interview and make an offer. These tactics have helped bartaco double its hiring rate in recent months. In this event, Jamie Starner, Director of Talent Acquisition at bartaco and President of the Restaurant Recruitment Roundtable, will share: - What led the company to focus on its employer brand - The steps it took to do so - Which facets of that brand have been most appealing to candidates - Which approaches and technology tools the company has found most helpful in accelerating hiring in the current labor environment

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Media QSR Magazine April 28, 2022

Zaxby's Franchisees Use Landed to Improve Hiring

One operator previously spent up to three hours on recruiting each day.

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Media TechCrunch April 7, 2022

Landed tackles hospitality employee turnover with end-to-end recruitment matching tool

If “The Great Resignation” taught us anything, it is that people want to be appreciated, respected and well paid for their work. Staff turnover in restaurants and hospitality has always been an issue, with people leaving at an average rate of 30%. That’s where Landed comes in.

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Press Release LANDED April 7, 2022

Landed Raises $7M Seed Round to Solve Restaurant and Hospitality Staffing Challenges and Bring Financial Services to Blue Collar Workers

Landed, which provides the first end-to-end recruitment engine for the restaurant and hospitality industries, announced today it has raised a $7M seed round of funding. Javelin Venture Partners and Blockchain Capital led the round with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners; the founders of Warby Parker, Harry’s, and Allbirds’ Good Friends fund, and the founders of celebrity chef José Andrés’ ThinkFood Group.

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Media Food Delivery News March 29, 2022


Hiring restaurant employees in the current environment is challenging. Vivian Wang knows firsthand. She worked in the retail sector at the Gap and saw the problems with traditional hiring and onboarding within the service industry. To overcome the obstacles, she founded Landed, an application platform that has helped Wendy’s, Chick-fil-A and others in the restaurant industry recruit and retain quality employees.

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Media QSR Magazine March 29, 2022

Where Does the Restaurant Industry Go from Here?

As inflation soars and Omicron fades, the battle for talent and value surges ahead.

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Media Forbes March 29, 2022

16 Skills Every Tech Exec Needs As Their Role Evolves And Expands

In the last decades of the 20th century, it became clear that technology was going to be playing an inescapable and ever-growing role in how businesses operated—which meant that most businesses would need a leadership role dedicated to managing their tech programs and efforts.

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Media Total Food March 10, 2022

José Andrés ThinkFoodGroup Selects Landed For Hiring at Its Newest Venture in New York City, Featuring Four Unique Dining Destinations

Landed is included in the SCOOP News column on page 74

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Media FoodService & Hospitality March 10, 2022

Operators are scrambling to fill jobs as the industry re-opens

You used to be able to hang out a “Help Wanted” sign and have 50 people line up for the job. Now there are 50 “Help Wanted” signs and one candidate,” says Ian Milford, principal at Vancouver-based JRoss Recruiters.

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Media Fast Casual February 14, 2022

Jose Andres taps Landed to fill NYC jobs

Jose Andres-owned ThinkFoodGroup has selected Landed to help find qualified employees for its four new dining destinations at The Ritz-Carlton, Nomad in New York City.

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Media FSR Magazine February 14, 2022

José Andrés‘ ThinkFoodGroup Chooses Landed to Help with Hiring Process

Landed, which provides the first end-to-end recruitment engine for the restaurant and hospitality industries, announced today that ThinkFoodGroup, the company behind José Andrés’ award-winning group of restaurants, is now using Landed to help find qualified employees for its four new dining destinations at The Ritz-Carlton, Nomad, opening this spring.

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Media Fast Casual February 1, 2022

Maple Street Biscuit using app to find employees

Jacksonville, Florida-based Maple Street Biscuit Company has accelerated its hiring efforts by rolling out Landed, a mobile app connecting hourly food and retail workers with local employers. Maple Street, which has over 40 stores and has been opening locations at a rate of one or two per month, is using the app to not only fill open positions at existing stores but also when it opens locations.

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