Give Yourself the Gift of Good Training in 2017

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Michelle Locke

2016 was a hard year for a lot of people. Let’s set the bar higher in 2017—let’s simplify your training, reduce your stress, and get you on the road to actually, you know, enjoying being a restaurant owner, operator, or manager!

Here are our top tips for making 2017 the best year ever. And as always, if you have questions about Waitrainer+, send us a note here.

Step up your social media policy in 2017. Both in terms of posting social media for your restaurant and establishing a social media policy for employees. Also, it’s a great time to clean up your existing social media profiles: here’s a blog we wrote on improving your restaurant’s Facebook page and here’s how to add your menu to Facebook.

Get your menu training up to scratch. Here’s a roundup of all our articles about menu training from our blog, perfect for implementing in the New Year.

Hire the right employees. Read up on hiring techniques. We have a few tips on our blog for interviewing, recruiting, and more.

Start reading restaurant blogs to stay up-to-date on training techniques. Here’s a list of our favorites.

Address any issues with management in your restaurant. Whether that means improving your restaurant’s culture, helping your managers do their jobs, improving your entire restaurant’s communication skills, or addressing the fallout of losing a great employee, making sure that your restaurant succeeds in terms of management and morale is important.

Add more training content. Feel like your restaurant is falling behind when it comes to training content? We can help. Whether you have Waitrainer+ already or have been waiting for the right moment, we can help you find the perfect content to fit your needs. Send us a note here!