Communication with and between employees

Discussion in 'Professional Catering' started by caterer-nyc, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. caterer-nyc

    caterer-nyc

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    Hey all,

    I own a catering company and I wonder how you guys keep in touch with your employees. Currently I save each employee's phone on my mobile, but since the employees turnover rate is high, its becoming a real nightmare. Moreover, they don't have a way to contact each other.

    Any suggestions for how to manage this?
     
  2. flipflopgirl

    flipflopgirl

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    A while back I finally got fed up with the whole contact directory thing and told them if they wanted to work they would need to put on their big boy/girl knickers and keep up with it themselves.

    They decided on a yellow legal pad on a clipboard with a pencil tied to it with kitchen twine.
    One nail in the wall later the situation was better"
    Perfect?
    Pfft....we are talking about part time F&B peeps here lol.

    mimi
     
  3. le plongeur

    le plongeur

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    Hi,

    For staff scheduling, you can use Dropbox or ScheduleFly (which handles all sorts of staff comms). For just quick comms, you could use a WhatsApp group message thread or just a normal mail shot. Just include a field for email address and mobile (cellphone) number in your employee records.

    Hope that helps somewhat.

    Le Plongeur.