How Hollywood Sees Us: Training as baptism by fire

The Restaurant Industry According to Hollywood #12

Poor Josie. She got no orientation. No facility tour. No guided practice or any sort of regular preparation for her first shift. Then she is chucked right into the deep end. 

Tell the truth: You have either been subject to or subjected someone else to this at least once in your career, right?

It may have been under extreme duress, but it’s no excuse. The truth is there are plenty of people that believe baptism by fire is a perfectly acceptable way to train. Who are we to judge? You run your business your way and that’s your prerogative. However, if you want to grow your business and retain your employees, feeding them to the coyotes isn’t a great strategy. Just sayin’.