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May 2, 2019


5 Tips for Every Restaurant to Have a Festive Cinco de Mayo

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Food Newsfeed Spring is here, which means Cinco de Mayo is on the horizon. The holiday officially celebrates Mexico defeating France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862 and unofficially provides … Continued

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April 24, 2019


Six Steps to Improve the Culture in Your Restaurant

Written by Jeff Stone, CEO of Compeat, for Modern Restaurant Management  According to Forbes Magazine, companies with highly engaged teams show a 21% greater profitability. Engaged employees are more loyal and productive, which is good for everyone involved. In fact, … Continued

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April 23, 2019


3 Tips To Inspire Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Written by Dori Salisbury, SVP of Operations for Training Magazine Faced with a looming talent shortage, companies must make every effort to create the most attractive corporate culture in which employees of every perspective and persuasion feel welcome and valued. Creating … Continued

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April 22, 2019


4 Low-Cost Ways to Make Your Restaurant More Earth Friendly

Written by Jeff Stone, CEO of Compeat, for Fast Casual In an industry where costs are high and margins are low, the idea of “going green” can seem like an unrealistic objective. However, there are smaller day-to-day activities that restaurant … Continued

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April 10, 2019


Navigating Workforce Shortages in the Restaurant Industry

Written by Paul Dodd for Restaurant Dive The current level of competition within the restaurant industry is unprecedented.  According to the Deloitte 2018 Travel and Hospitality Industry Outlook report, “There are now more than 620,000 eating and drinking establishments across the United … Continued

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April 5, 2019


Lessons Learned: Six Leadership Skills that Increase Employee Retention

Written by Carol Dunnigan for Modern Restaurant Management There’s an old saying…people don’t quit jobs, they quit their boss. Managers have a big impact on turnover and retention: the number one reason employees quit their jobs is because of a … Continued

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March 21, 2019


Curiosity, collaboration and data: What brings products to life at 5 Austin tech companies

This article appeared in Built In Austin on March 21, 2019. Built In Austin interviewed 5 local tech companies and Compeat’s SVP of Product Management and her team were thrilled to be included. Compeat Part of the allure of working in product … Continued

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March 13, 2019


St. Patrick’s Day Has Restaurant Operators Seeing Green

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Total Food Service.

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and there is nothing more popular on the rowdiest of holidays than for people to go out and celebrate with others.  You do not want to miss out on this huge opportunity to get people in your doors.

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March 8, 2019


Compeat CMO, Kristi Turner, Named 2019 Top Women in Restaurant Technology Award Winner for Lifetime Achievement

Compeat, the most comprehensive all-in-one integrated restaurant accounting, back office, workforce and intelligence management software is proud to announce that Chief Marketing Officer, Kristi Turner, has been named as an award recipient for Hospitality Technology (HT) magazine’s 2019 Top Women … Continued

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March 6, 2019


9 Scheduling Strategies to Increase Profitability

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Food Newfeed Winning the labor war Second to food costs, labor is the second largest cost for restauranteurs. Depending on a restaurant’s concept, labor costs can run as low as 25 percent or … Continued

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March 5, 2019


Diversity Is The Key Ingredient In Our Secret Sauce

For a culture that inspires people to do their best work Written by Carol Dunnigan, SVP of People & Culture at Compeat, for HR.com Plenty of evidence supports that a diverse workforce is good for business. Research by McKinsey, Gallup … Continued

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February 14, 2019


6 Keys for Retaining Employees Through Better Scheduling

Written by Kristi Turner, CMO of Compeat, for Restaurant Dive. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate is at its lowest rate in a decade at 4%, but the hospitality industry’s current turnover rate remains high at 73%. There are many … Continued

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