George Lessmeister George Lessmeister
George Lessmeister is CEO and founder of LGC Hospitality.

New DOL overtime rule: Implications and workarounds

On July 1, the Department of Labor’s new rule on overtime takes effect. The impact could be far reaching. In early June, Republicans in Congress launched an effort to block the rule. Meanwhile, ...

Worker misclassification: An expensive mistake

Some leaders make running a business look easy. They’ve got great behavioral skills and subsequently are trusted by clients and staff. They seem to know the ins and outs of what’s ...

Flexibility: The staffing trend of 2024?

What’s that sound? It could be a collective sigh of relief as hospitality hiring managers sense some easing in the labor market. With labor numbers returning to pre-pandemic normal, ...

What’s Coming in Holiday Hiring?

‘Tis the season for holiday hiring, so we’ve rounded up the biggest trends to watch for as employers move into the close of the year. Our staff located in over 40 cities across ...

The Holidays Are Coming: Are You Ready to Staff Up?

It won’t be long before the holiday season is here. For the retail or hospitality industry, that means increased staffing requirements. Partnering with a trusted staffing company ...

Building Positive Company Culture with Remote Staff

According to a recent Paychex study, 80% of the workers who quit their jobs during the Great Resignation now wish they had their jobs back. The No. 1 reason? Missing their coworkers. ...

2023 Staffing Trends to Watch

It’s that time of year when business leaders forecast and budget for the new year — and that means pulling out the crystal ball to try to predict trends and prepare contingencies. ...

Eight Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Staffing Partner

In today’s tough-to-find-new-hires economy, many companies are considering turning to staffing companies. Since it’s a first-time experience, it feels daunting. Consider the meeting ...

Hiring Entry-Level Grads: It’s a Buyer’s Market; What Are You Selling?

The number of job openings across the United States has changed little over the last six months with 11.3 million jobs available, according to BLS data. Overlay that with a 3.8% unemployment ...

Need to Hire? Sell Your Business to Job Seekers

Hiring? It’s hard right now. The pandemic shifted the marketplace from employer-driven to employee-driven. Creating a competitive and attractive employment package, whether for hourly ...

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