Workforce Insights to
Power Positive & Purposeful Experiences
Recruiting, retaining, and rewarding employees is the number one challenge for brands and their restaurants. Workforce Intelligence relieves the struggle behind these persistent issues is precisely what gives restaurants a competitive edge when it comes to employee and guest experience.
Your Workforce Performance Hub
The only platform with the most comprehensive restaurant workforce analytics and insights – turnover, total rewards, recruiting and retention intelligence at your fingertips.
Access to Robust Workforce Insights
Compare Frontline Workforce Data to Guest Experience Results
Monitor Workforce Performance Against Sales & Traffic Trends
Optimize Total Rewards Packages
Capture & Understand Local Workforce Dynamics
Stay on top of the restaurant workforce trends that help you stay competitive across local markets. Use these insights to retain motivated, diverse and high performing teams.
Build better total rewards packages that offer what today’s employees crave..
Create compelling offerings that include competitive variable pay, benefits, and paid time-off.
Monitor compensation trends to create competitive packages from corporate executives and directors to restaurant managers and hourly employees.
Scoop up and retain the best local talent. Stay ahead of the compensation curve with workforce benchmarks based on the latest market data.
Turn Workforce Insights into Frontline Action
See how staff and management performance stacks when benchmarked against other restaurants and local market competition.
Use insights to improve your teams’ incentives and training program.
Equip managers with objective data around problem areas and create solid actions plans for shared success.
Compare training programs, key topics, and budget allocations with direct competitors and measure the return of staff investments on sales and sentiment.
Help Employees Create Better Restaurant Experiences
React and Respond
Monitor social media and restaurant reviews – tap on management to react and respond in the moment to recover guests and prevent churn.
Use insights to compare all locations and competition and highlight those in need of improvement.
Highlight workplace opportunities and motivate teams to carry out specific actions that ramp up sales and sweeten guest experiences.
Willie’s brings the classic Icehouse experience to communities across Texas.
Financial Intelligence revealed guest traffic was in decline for a brand that was experiencing record-high sales growth compared to the competition. Find out what they uncovered.
More from the GuestXM™ Platform
Get a complete view of what your guests are thinking and feeling with comprehensive listening across every single channel.
Be in complete control over your operations and experiences. Spot successes, respond to issues, and build a culture of action based on data and insights.
Bring brand reputation management into one system. Manage online business profiles, track customer feedback and then engage guests at the right time with the right response.
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Used by over 300+ of the world’s best restaurants.
“Adding guest intelligence data to our insights portfolio has really helped us strengthen our strategic focus - confirming assumptions around guest traffic and our demographic profiles.”
VP of Marketing, Ninety Nine
“As CEO of a franchised, super-regional fast casual pizza chain, it was critical for my team to have a finger on the pulse of the guest experience in every location, every day.”
Former President/CEO, Mazzio’s LLC
“The real magic comes from the rich, local data. Our field teams want to outperform their region’s industry performance.”
President and CEO, Native Foods
“Competition is fierce and we are continually looking at ways to build competitive advantages for Darden. The data and insights are a terrific addition to our insights capabilities.”
SVP of Strategy & Insights, Darden Restaurants
“I love the ability to view key data such as sales and traffic comps from the state down to the DMA level. Traditionally, other platforms provide only a national view.”
Director of Finance, Lazy Dog
“Workforce Intelligence allows us to gauge how we are doing in this space as a brand and is instrumental for individual locations to know where they should place emphasis and adapt in support of their teams and business.”
Matt Klug ,
VP of HR, Culver’s
“The financial insights serve as a great resource that allows us to make informed decisions and better understand the restaurant environment. The detailed reports and sophisticated platform are used throughout our organization in order to grow sales.”
Sr. Financial Analyst, Potbelly Sandwich Shop