Industry News | June 5, 2007

People Report Hosts Inaugural QSR Workforce Symposium July 26–27

People Report announced today that on June 26 & 27, 2007 it will host the inaugural QSR Workforce Symposium at the Las Colinas Marriott Hotel in Dallas.

“This conference is the brainchild of many key leaders in the quick-service segment that have expressed a deep interest in an experience for executives and operators that focuses on human capital needs specific to the quick-service workforce," says Joni Thomas Doolin, Founder and CEO, People Report

People Report has become known in the foodservice industry for providing the most sought after, innovative conference experiences for a member consortium. For the past 10 years, People Report has hosted an annual Best Practices Conference open only to member companies. A first for People Report, the QSR Workforce Symposium will be open to all quick-service executives, key operators and franchisees.

The agenda for the conference includes some of the most cutting edge thinkers from both in and outside the foodservice industry. Jerry Newman will present on his work in My Secret Life on the McJob”; Bruce Tulgan of Rainmaker Thinking will be presenting his new work, “It’s OK to be the Boss”; Jim Sullivan of Sullivision will share his new book on multi unit leadership. MFHA (Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Alliance) has partnered with People Report in presenting Chef Jeff and his book, Cooked

A signature of People Report conferences is sharing best people practices from enlightened operators. This conference will feature Thom Crosby, CEO of Pals Sudden Service; the new president of Caribou Coffee, Roz Mallet; Jim Vinz, president of Corner Bakery; Kathleen Wood, president of Raising Canes; Larry Behm, SVP of Operations for Panda Restaurant Group; Patti Wilmont, EVP of People First at Domino’s Pizza; Sandee Pritchard, Chief People Officer of Donatos Pizza; and a panel of unit level, hourly team members.

Coca Cola, Deploy Solutions, American Express, Ecolab, hcareers, Snag-a-Job, MFHA, QSR Magazine, Retention Education, PodTraining, Orangetree Solutions and Sysdine have partnered with People Report to produce the conference.

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