Castle Family Restaurant employs waiters/waitresses and chefs who work full-time and part-time shifts. The company’s operation manager, Jay Morgan, who is also responsible for Human Resources Management tasks, manually collects employee information from paper files and enters the data in to Excel spreadsheets to generate payroll. Mr. Morgan travels weekly visiting each location of the company to handle scheduling, answer employee questions and recruit and hire additional staff members. I was contacted by Mr. Morgan to help elevate some of the traveling time and HR tasks in a cost-effective manner and work from his office.
Castle’s Family Restaurant is a family owned restaurant business with eight locations in northern California, encompassing approximately 340 employees. Majority of the employees are part-time and about 40% are full-time. Restaurant businesses are fast-paced which need to ensure HR staffs are fully trained and capable to stay in compliance with food-handling, recruiting new employees and performance management. Schedules must be generated correctly to ensure full coverage and enough staff is available on hand daily. Training of employees and managers is an important aspect of the restaurant business. Ensuring to provide food that is always fresh and harmless to the environment and the health and safety of the customers served.
Mr. Morgan travels to each of the restaurant locations to handle the employee work schedules, recruiting and hiring additional staff and also answer any questions employees may have. One of the important major tasks Mr. Morgan handles is the payroll of the company. Information is stored in an Excel spreadsheet and checks are printed from his computer.
Implementing a Human Resource Information System will help Mr. Morgan facilitate work flow, improve efficiency and accomplish all tasks from the comfort of his own office without the need of traveling. All the information stored and collected...