Workers fear returning to work only to face future potential shutdowns: Restaurant owner
Slapfish Restaurant owner Andrew Gruel discusses the factors contributing to the restaurant worker shortage, including unemployment benefits.
Applebee’s is the latest restaurant chain that’s put out a call for new hires.
The American-style "neighborhood grill and bar" announced Monday that it is hosting a national hiring event in May.
According to a company news release, the one-day event will be hosted across 1,600 restaurants. The chain’s current recruitment goal is aiming to onboard 10,000 restaurant workers.
COMPANIES OFFERING HIRING INCENTIVES TO LURE WORKERS AMID COVID-19 STATE REOPENINGS
To incentivize candidates, Applebee’s is offering people who secure interviews a voucher for one free appetizer – which the chain is calling an "Apps for Apps" program.