Media QSR Magazine August 15, 2022

The Problem Facing Restaurant Hiring Managers: Interview No-Shows

Speed is the name of the game. Show your candidates that your operation is a safe place for life to happen.

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Media Modern Restaurant Management July 11, 2022

How to Avoid Getting Ghosted at Interviews

In today’s market, it seems that just about every restaurant is hiring. Job candidates have their choice of any number of open positions – and the most qualified applicants get snapped up fast.

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Media QSR Magazine June 29, 2022

3 Tips for Finding Restaurant Workers—Fast

If you invest upfront to craft job descriptions carefully, you’ll save time later. When looking for employment, most young people turn to online job boards and social media outlets like Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok.

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Media Back of House June 27, 2022

11 Tips for Making the Hiring Process at Your Restaurant More Efficient

Pre-dating the pandemic, hiring has challenged the restaurant industry for years. But today’s climate has left operators competing for talent like never before.

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A recruitment expert shares her top tips for attracting and retaining hospitality workers

A new survey from restaurant and hospitality recruitment platform LANDED found that 67% of blue collar workers have looked for a new job in the past year. Yet high turnover rates in these industries mean that employers will have to do some heavy lifting to get them to stay.

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Webinars TechCrunch June 7, 2022

FEATURED ON FOUND PODCAST: LANDED Founder shares insight into her mission to connect blue-collar workers with high-quality job opportunities

This week we talk to LANDED founder and CEO Vivian Wang who is on a mission to connect blue-collar workers with high-quality job opportunities. Landed handles the hiring process from recruiting to vetting to setting up interviews and facilitating a feedback loop for the general managers to make their workplaces more desirable.

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Media Restaurant Technology News May 19, 2022

Spotlight Interview: Vivian Wang, Founder and CEO of LANDED

Vivian Wang is the Founder & CEO of LANDED, which offers a turnkey technology solution to help hourly workers land restaurant jobs while helping restaurants find top-notch players for their teams. After graduating from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, Vivian worked in roles ranging from advising European central banks on financial markets strategy at BlackRock and launching the Asia & EMEA markets at real estate tech company, Matterport (NASDAQ: MTTR), to leading special projects for the C-suite at Gap, Inc., owner of Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta, and Intermix. In the following interview, Vivian shares her story, which includes launching the company just days before restaurant shutdowns occurred due to the global pandemic, and also her perspective on how technology can help alleviate the worker shortage challenges that so many restaurants face today.

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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 Restaurant Technology News April 27, 2022

Main Squeeze Juice Company Utilizes Recruiting Platform from Landed to Fuel Employee Hiring and Growth Strategy

Main Squeeze Juice Company is a rapidly growing fast casual juice and smoothie bar that has more than 25 different franchise locations from Louisiana to Texas to Mississippi with 60 locations in various stages of development across the country. With aggressive plans for growth during a serious labor shortage for the fast casual industry, hiring is a major challenge for the organization.

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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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