Lindsay Gillanders

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Five dos and don'ts that will make sure your social media marketing is on point!

9/26/18 6:00 AM Lindsay Gillanders

Now that you’re using Ameego for scheduling (RIGHT?!) you have a lot more time on your hands to focus on the other things that go into making a restaurant successful, like marketing! A strong knowledge of how to promote your business is key to making sure your restaurant stays full, but where do you start?

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Topics: Guest Experience, Restaurant Culture

A quick and handy guide to Bill 148 (and anyone else struggling with rising labour costs and increased reporting requirements!)

8/14/18 6:00 AM Lindsay Gillanders

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Topics: Manager Time Savings, Staff Communication Tools, Payroll Export, Restaurant Sales and Labor Forecasting, Restaurant Reporting, Restaurant Manager Log Book, Time and Attendance, Restaurant Scheduling

Scheduling for events: how’s that workin’ out for ya?

2/15/18 8:00 AM Lindsay Gillanders

Let’s talk Valentine’s Day. We know that you’re probably sitting in your restaurant (or if you’re lucky, still lounging in bed!) exhausted from the gong show that just exploded in your dining room and kitchen. There may have been proposals, or break ups, or just heaps of mushy love, but we KNOW that it was an intense day for you and your staff.

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Topics: Guest Experience, Improving Restaurant Profit, About Ameego, Restaurant Scheduling, Restaurant Labor Control

Struggling with employee retention? We have an app for that!

2/2/18 6:59 AM Lindsay Gillanders

Are you glued to your phone? It’s okay to admit that you are, and you’re not the only one. We all know that mobile devices are here to stay, but did you know that they’re actually replacing desktop devices when it comes to accessing the web? According to Entrepreneur Magazine Online, in December 2017, 56.74 percent of internet traffic came from mobile devices (including tablets). That’s huge! While mobile responsive websites were once a nice to have now they’re a requirement, and companies are adding app versions of their sites alongside them as a clean and efficient way to access their content.

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Topics: Restaurant Culture, Restaurant Sales and Labor Forecasting, Restaurant Labor Control, Staff Communication Tools, Manager Time Savings, Time and Attendance

One touch scheduler: bye bye spreadsheets and hours of aggravation, hello one touch and done!

1/17/18 8:00 AM Lindsay Gillanders

Once upon a time in a land called Winnipeg, a bunch of young adults met while working in a downtown restaurant. Bartenders. servers, cocktailers, and supervisors, these dedicated employees loved everything about their job and were the best of friends. Life was wonderful.

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Topics: Restaurant Scheduling, Restaurant Labor Control, Restaurant Sales and Labor Forecasting, Guest Experience

Scared of $15 minimum wage? You aren't the only one. How to combat rising expenses (and keep your restaurant profitable!).

1/10/18 9:00 AM Lindsay Gillanders

Well Ontario, $14 minimum wage is here and $15 minimum wage is just around the corner. In the restaurant industry this is understandably causing some major anxiety. This industry is labour heavy and with one of the biggest costs increasing dramatically, profitability is something that seems less and less certain.

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Topics: Guest Experience, Restaurant Sales and Labor Forecasting