Use Prospr to never hear ‘no one told me’ at the store level again!

Does communication with your frontline feel like a game of telephone? You have emails, group chats, random texts, WhatsApp, posted signs, managerial meetings and site visits, only STILL to hear “I didn’t know, no one told me” on the ground! If any of this sounds like you – learn how successful Dunkin’ franchisees run their…

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Streamlining Your Hiring Process to Beat the Labor Shortage

In the current state of hiring, Dunkin’ franchisees need any and every edge they can get to attract top talent. With as much competition in the market, the need for speed and efficiency in the hiring process has never been greater! Join hiring specialist Josh Smith from Workstream as he discusses the top ways that…

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Workstream’s Top Strategies to Beat the Hiring Crisis!

Josh Smith is an expert in the hiring process and helps businesses hire hourly workers faster. Since joining Workstream, Josh has given restaurant owners and operators the tools and methods needed to streamline and automate their hiring process – reducing the amount of time they spend on hiring by up to 70%! You know better…

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Improving Profitability Through On-Demand Pay with Tapcheck!

As the national labor shortage continues, our next webinar aims to help you meet your staffing needs – and improve your profitability at the same time. Register now for our February 16 webinar “Improving Profitability through On-Demand Pay”. Hiring and retaining staff has become more challenging than ever as the demand for qualified employees is…

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Addressing Recruitment & Turnover Challenges in 2021 with Tapcheck!

From the ongoing effects of the COVID pandemic, unemployment premium payments and competing with the “gig economy”, the quick service restaurant industry continues to face crucial labor shortages on top of high employee turnover rates. Owners and managers are seeking new ways to attract and retain staff through company culture and employee benefits. The rise…

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Independent Joe #60 February/March 2020

Before the coronavirus worsened and jeopardized the 2020 baseball season, there was much discussion about the Houston Astros and the sign-stealing scandal that may have fueled their 2017 World Series Championship. Since the scandal broke, a number of people have lost their jobs, including the Astros manager and general manager, as well as the manager…

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Independent Joe #59 December 2019/January 2020

Each year at the turn of the calendar, we see an abundance of stories recapping the year that was. The Year in Review gives us a chance to review what has happened, what we’ve accomplished and where we’ve failed to reach our objectives over the past 12 months. Though generally vanilla and predictable, the Year…

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US 3rd Circuit Rules Franchisees are Employees!

In a deeply divided 2-1 decision, the US 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting in Philadelphia, has ruled to certify a class action lawsuit against franchisor Jani-King of Philadelphia wherein the plaintiff franchisees contend they were wrongfully categorized as independent contractors  The plaintiffs argue that the control that the franchisor exercised over their day-to-day tasks…

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Employers Must Accommodate Transgender Employees

Right alongside EEOC, we have the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  Ostensibly charged with ensuring the safety of the nation’s workforce, OSHA responded to a request by the National Center for Transgender Equality by issuing a guidance advising employers that they must accommodate employees based on the gender with which the employee identifies.  Incredibly,…

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