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Media QSR Magazine June 29, 2022

3 Tips for Finding Restaurant Workers—Fast

If you invest upfront to craft job descriptions carefully, you’ll save time later. When looking for employment, most young people turn to online job boards and social media outlets like Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok.

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Media EMPLOYEE BENEFITS NEWS June 15, 2022

A recruitment expert shares her top tips for attracting and retaining hospitality workers

A new survey from restaurant and hospitality recruitment platform LANDED found that 67% of blue collar workers have looked for a new job in the past year. Yet high turnover rates in these industries mean that employers will have to do some heavy lifting to get them to stay.

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Webinars TechCrunch June 7, 2022

FEATURED ON FOUND PODCAST: LANDED Founder shares insight into her mission to connect blue-collar workers with high-quality job opportunities

This week we talk to LANDED founder and CEO Vivian Wang who is on a mission to connect blue-collar workers with high-quality job opportunities. Landed handles the hiring process from recruiting to vetting to setting up interviews and facilitating a feedback loop for the general managers to make their workplaces more desirable.

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Media Restaurant Technology News May 19, 2022

Spotlight Interview: Vivian Wang, Founder and CEO of LANDED

Vivian Wang is the Founder & CEO of LANDED, which offers a turnkey technology solution to help hourly workers land restaurant jobs while helping restaurants find top-notch players for their teams. After graduating from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, Vivian worked in roles ranging from advising European central banks on financial markets strategy at BlackRock and launching the Asia & EMEA markets at real estate tech company, Matterport (NASDAQ: MTTR), to leading special projects for the C-suite at Gap, Inc., owner of Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta, and Intermix. In the following interview, Vivian shares her story, which includes launching the company just days before restaurant shutdowns occurred due to the global pandemic, and also her perspective on how technology can help alleviate the worker shortage challenges that so many restaurants face today.

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Webinars QSR Magazine May 12, 2022

How a Compelling Employer Brand and New Tech Tools Helped bartaco Double Its Hiring Rate in a Tough Labor Market

The restaurant industry is experiencing an unprecedented labor shortage. In the face of this, fast-growing bartaco is opening an estimated 10 new locations in the next couple years, each needing dozens of new staff members. To fill its pipeline and hire faster, bartaco took two important steps: creating a compelling new employer brand designed to make it an employer of choice in the markets it serves, and leveraging technology to quickly identify the best candidates and be the first employer to get an interview and make an offer. These tactics have helped bartaco double its hiring rate in recent months. In this event, Jamie Starner, Director of Talent Acquisition at bartaco and President of the Restaurant Recruitment Roundtable, will share: - What led the company to focus on its employer brand - The steps it took to do so - Which facets of that brand have been most appealing to candidates - Which approaches and technology tools the company has found most helpful in accelerating hiring in the current labor environment

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Media QSR Magazine April 28, 2022

Zaxby's Franchisees Use Landed to Improve Hiring

One operator previously spent up to three hours on recruiting each day.

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Media Restaurant Technology News April 27, 2022

Main Squeeze Juice Company Utilizes Recruiting Platform from Landed to Fuel Employee Hiring and Growth Strategy

Main Squeeze Juice Company is a rapidly growing fast casual juice and smoothie bar that has more than 25 different franchise locations from Louisiana to Texas to Mississippi with 60 locations in various stages of development across the country. With aggressive plans for growth during a serious labor shortage for the fast casual industry, hiring is a major challenge for the organization.

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Media TechCrunch April 7, 2022

Landed tackles hospitality employee turnover with end-to-end recruitment matching tool

If “The Great Resignation” taught us anything, it is that people want to be appreciated, respected and well paid for their work. Staff turnover in restaurants and hospitality has always been an issue, with people leaving at an average rate of 30%. That’s where Landed comes in.

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Press Release LANDED April 7, 2022

Landed Raises $7M Seed Round to Solve Restaurant and Hospitality Staffing Challenges and Bring Financial Services to Blue Collar Workers

Landed, which provides the first end-to-end recruitment engine for the restaurant and hospitality industries, announced today it has raised a $7M seed round of funding. Javelin Venture Partners and Blockchain Capital led the round with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners; the founders of Warby Parker, Harry’s, and Allbirds’ Good Friends fund, and the founders of celebrity chef José Andrés’ ThinkFood Group.

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Media Food Delivery News March 29, 2022

LANDED HELPS RESTAURANTS RECRUIT QUALITY TALENT

Hiring restaurant employees in the current environment is challenging. Vivian Wang knows firsthand. She worked in the retail sector at the Gap and saw the problems with traditional hiring and onboarding within the service industry. To overcome the obstacles, she founded Landed, an application platform that has helped Wendy’s, Chick-fil-A and others in the restaurant industry recruit and retain quality employees.

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Media QSR Magazine March 29, 2022

Where Does the Restaurant Industry Go from Here?

As inflation soars and Omicron fades, the battle for talent and value surges ahead.

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Media Forbes March 29, 2022

16 Skills Every Tech Exec Needs As Their Role Evolves And Expands

In the last decades of the 20th century, it became clear that technology was going to be playing an inescapable and ever-growing role in how businesses operated—which meant that most businesses would need a leadership role dedicated to managing their tech programs and efforts.

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