Restaurant group achieves unprecedented staffing levels; reduces 3rd party fees by > 70%

Restaurant group achieves unprecedented staffing levels; reduces 3rd party fees by > 70%

The Challenge

Our client is a franchise owner of 69 Applebee’s restaurants within the Mid-Atlantic region of the US.  After a change in ownership a significant staffing gap within the management infrastructure was identified.  If these critical positions were not filled in a timely fashion the number of openings would only continue to grow.  The existing management team was burdened with covering the gaps, resulting in burn out and additional churn.  The client understood they could not achieve their sales goals without the proper leadership staff in place to lead the charge.  The client did not have the budget to pay 15% placement fees commonly experienced within the industry, nor did they have a reliable recruitment infrastructure to identify and hire experienced talent on their own. 

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