Unemployed youths, underemployed adults and former inmates could be key pools of new talent for restaurants looking to hire in a tight labor market, said panelists at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. "When young people come to work for us we realize they may not work for us forever, but we want to help them with high school, we want to help them with college, we want to help them navigate the next steps for them, whatever that is," said Monica Tijerina of McDonald's.
Restaurants look in nontraditional places for new hires
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