You may not have given much consideration to recruiting “Generation Y” Chefs. Maybe you don’t know what characteristics Generation Y Chefs are believed to have, never mind why this should matter, to you, when it comes to recruiting chefs. I am here to tell you that it matters very much and if you wish to recruit and retain Chefs in 2013, and onwards, its time for you to get properly clued in. What’s so distinctive about Generation Y Chefs, and what makes them tick? Indeed what is it about them that makes it worth the trouble of writing a blog post about them,
How many Chef Job Interviews do you need to conduct to know you’ve found the right, or wrong, chef? One? Two? Three? Is it necessary to throw in a days kitchen trial too? And if you do all the above, have three job interviews, have the chef do a days trial, spread all this out over, say, a month how much longer should it take to decide whether you’ve found the right chef for the job, or not? Another day, another two more days, three more days……? Can anyone say?
While the above scenario is deliberately generic, you can talk to us in confidence, we’ve had experiences with employers very much along those lines. In one particular scenario