LIFE AFTER COVID
Restaurants can’t find workers because they’ve found better jobs.
The labor market is undergoing a significant and profound transformation, as economists describe it, with nearly 2 million vacancies in the hospitality and leisure industry that have yet to be filled.
The hospitality industry is one of the largest employers in the USA, contributing significantly to the economy. The impact of Covid-19 on the industry has been severe, surpassing that of other sectors. Over the past few years, we have witnessed a sharp rise in lack of staff and redundancies among our staff, many of whom have become close friends.
Unfortunately, some establishments have already succumbed to the crisis, and more challenges are expected in the future. In these unprecedented times of change, we don't claim to have all the answers, as it is a collective struggle for everyone.
However, what we do know is the importance of maintaining faith, especially during moments when optimism wanes. The hospitality industry has a rich history of resilience, founded by entrepreneurs who have consistently adapted to change. Hispanic Restaurant Association, we are no strangers to operating in high-pressure environments.Nevertheless, we persevered and survived. Since the government implemented the lockdown measures on March 15, 2020, we have witnessed the industry's remarkable ability to innovate, adapt, and reflect.
Many establishments have found creative ways to serve key workers, communities have united, some have transformed into retail outlets, offering exclusive hospitality industry products, and others have provided pick-up and take-away services.
Chefs have even shared their culinary expertise with the public through step-by-step restaurant-quality recipes. Our advice is simple: prepare yourself for the comeback by showcasing your skills and experience in your CV. Let us review your CV, and we will provide guidance and assistance to the best of our abilities.