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Leadership has been the mantra of what a great executive is and has the potential to one day be. Everyone talks about leadership and the signals that someone is emerging as a great leader on a specific topic or task. We hold great leaders up and write volumes of books and articles adorning and celebrating… read more

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Job interviewers commonly ask candidates questions about their professional weaknesses. When asked this type of question, a job seeker will want to frame any shortcomings they share within a context that demonstrates self-awareness and a commitment to professional growth. Below, Forbes Coaches Council members share effective ways to disclose weaknesses without falling into the traps of humble… read more

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Foodservice Equipment   Taking Equipment to the Next Level Equipment Evolution Aims to Leverage Synergies in AI, Automation and Robotics In his 1998 hit song “Praise You,” pop artist Fatboy Slim sang “We’ve come a long, long way together; through the hard times and the good; I have to celebrate you baby; I have to… read more

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A new report on the state of workers shows growing preferences toward hybrid work, declining employee engagement and mixed feelings about AI at work. The way employees want to work is still shifting–and in favor of hybrid. Employees are now more likely to prefer hybrid work to remote work, according to a new report from Morning Consult, conducted in January…. read more

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Government Watch: Waffle House employees win a raise in the wake of union activity, and New York restaurants welcome a limit on reservation scalping. Trump courts restaurant workers with a promise not to tax tips With the election less than five months away, Donald Trump is courting restaurant employees by promising he’ll end the taxation… read more

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Walk-On’s, Smalls Sliders executives will keynote Nashville event that kicks off annual CREATE conference. Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN), the premier publication serving the entire foodservice industry, announced that it is expanding its successful Investment Summit. The second-annual Investment Summit will be held across two days, Oct. 8-9, at The Bell Tower event venue in Nashville,… read more

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They’ll help you reach a ‘pinnacle level of success,’ says a workplace expert. Offices are primed for awkward encounters: You have to be casual, professional and personable, often in 30-second exchanges. Knowing how to navigate those short, and slightly clumsy, conversations can actually help your career, says workplace expert Henna Pryor. A major reason people don’t get… read more

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The fast-casual restaurant chain has entered into a forbearance agreement with its lenders and is undergoing a ‘strategic review process’ to ensure a stable financial future BurgerFi announced Thursday that the fast-casual burger concept and owner of Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza would be “considering strategic alternatives” as the company looks to address continued fiscal challenges…. read more

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Six Bluestone Lane and OCF Coffee stores in Philadelphia unionized, while seven Compass Coffee locations in Washington, D.C. filed for a union vote The unionization movement in the coffee industry continues with recent announcements of three Bluestone Lane Coffee stores and three OCF coffee stores in Philadelphia have unionized, and seven Compass Coffee stores in… read more

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PARIS — Even as the company is looking to expanding the variety of its baked foods to attract customers, Starbucks Corp. also is striving to leverage its size to exact more attractive pricing from bakers in purchasing grain-based foods. Baked foods were discussed by Rachel Ruggeri, executive vice president and chief financial officer, June 5… read more