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Building Blocks: Who Should You Promote?

When restaurant staff are ready for a promotion People love to work somewhere they can grow. Most employees want not only a job, but a career. Right beside that, employers understand their business cannot grow without great people. So, putting both t
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Building Blocks: The Value of Teaching — Rather Than Training — Your Employees

Pizzeria owners are rarely only owners. Instead, we don many hats and understanding every role in the shop. In fact, I know one clever owner who wears a shirt that says “Maintenance Man” on the back. Even if we’re not masters in every facet of
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Mike’s Monthly Tip: The Seasonal Staff Exodus

How to handle the seasonal staff exodus at restaurants and pizzerias Handling the exodus. It’s a little dramatic, but it might feel like that when you have one, two or maybe even three employees that decide to leave all at once. I’ve noticed that
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Instacart Connects Retailers to Small Business Owners with Launch of Instacart Business

Instacart will expand its delivery capabilities beyond the consumer space with the launch of Instacart Business, a B2B service aimed at helping small businesses. Instacart Business will connect business owners with retailers representing 1,100 nation
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Shipt Debuts Small Business Accelerator Program in 5 Cities

Shipt will reinforce its commitment to expanding food access and supporting local businesses with LadderUp, an accelerator program that will launch in five cities: Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Washington and Birmingham, Ala. LadderUp will focus on busi
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Amazon’s Inaugural ‘Products for Tomorrow’ Awards Spotlight Sustainability-Focused SMBs

Amazon has named five small businesses as the ecommerce giant’s inaugural “Products for Tomorrow,” a competition that launched this past summer with prizes including a $20,000 grant, guidance, assistance with sustainability certifications and p