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01/20/2022

Tech Platforms Team Up to Assist Restaurants With Labor Shortage

The foh&boh and Slice partnership allows 17,000 Slice pizzerias across the country to utilize the online recruiting platform to post and fill open positions.
Anna Wolfe
Senior Editor - Restaurants
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Hiring platform foh&boh and Slice, the platform powering independent pizzerias, have teamed up to assist restaurants that might be struggling to find staff. The partnership allows 17,000 Slice pizzerias across the country to utilize the online recruiting platform to post and fill open positions.

Foh&boh launched in 2019 as a food tech company and has quickly accelerated to serve restaurants in over 50 markets with a sophisticated recruiting platform that provides a tight solution for hospitality companies who struggle with staggering turn-over rates.

The platform is serving hundreds of businesses that span from major brands like Nordstrom, Hilton, Omni Hotels & Resorts, The Palm, KFC and J Alexanders to niche chains across the country by giving them access to more than 1 million candidates searching for work.

 

Help Wanted Everywhere

The foh&boh and Slice partnership arrives on the market as three-fourths of restaurants (74%) say their top challenge is recruiting employees, according to the  National Restaurant Association's mid-year supplement to the 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report. Operators have been offering incentives for new hires and added benefits for existing employees.  Tech tools can help to increase job satisfaction for a more positive workplace culture, which is highly correlated to retention

Additional technology allows foh&boh to provide real-time data on job board analytics, competitor research and tools to showcase brands wanting to attract candidates.

Slice gives local pizzerias the specialized technology, data insights and shared services needed to compete with major corporate chains. Additionally, customers are able to utilize the website or app to find and order from their local pizza shops.

A 2021 winner of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies Award, Slice partners with restaurants in 3,000 cities and all 50 states, making up the nation’s largest pizza network.