PeopleMatter Blog

September 30, 2015

Congratulations to our customers who made the Zagat list for top five small fast-casual chains in 15 different cities across America! Each one was chosen for fast counter service with fresh food and...

September 10, 2015


Do you know what your employees really want these days? No, it’s not more money … although I’m sure they’d love that, too. They want flexible work. And by that, I mean a great work-life balance. In fact, a new infographic from our friends at TechnologyAdvice, aptly titled “The New Workplace...

September 03, 2015

We're proud to say that several of our awesome customers have made it on to a pretty impressive list. Each year, Restaurant Business Magazine creates an annual ranking of the fastest-growing small chains in America and dubs it the Future 50 list. We’re excited to share that six PeopleMatter customers made the cut. In fact, Pieology topped the list at number one!

The other customers include Salata, Native Foods Café, Eureka!, Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, and Hale and Hearty...

September 01, 2015
Thank you to our team members and customers for six years of growing success!

It’s amazing what can happen in six years. From an idea in a broom closet to a beautiful, four-story office on Charleston’s King Street, PeopleMatter has come a long way. We've grown tremendously since our 2009 debut and on this joyous day, we're celebrating our sixth birthday!

Startups offer a unique opportunity for companies to forge their own paths and create a business that’s varied from the flock. Unfortunately, more than 75 percent of startups fail. We’re thankful to be a part...

August 19, 2015
Preview of Our Upcoming ACA Webinar


We’ve all heard people refer to it as Obamacare, but what is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) really about? Science has changed significantly over the years, and healthcare administration is following suit. Employees and employers alike need to be aware of the upcoming changes in the healthcare field.

2015 and 2016 mark important years for the ACA and healthcare industry as a whole. Has your company started the administrative work to stay compliant?

According to the...

August 11, 2015


Proven, a company that makes mobile job applications, just released a restaurant software buying guide, and we're thrilled to see PeopleMatter's name highlighted on its list of top vendors. The guide includes both a list of software vendor recommendations and a list of tips for restaurateurs who are interested in buying software for their restaurants.

Five Buying Tips to Consider:

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August 06, 2015


Two PeopleMatter customers, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant and Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, were recently honored for their fast growth. Full-Service Restaurants Magazine included these two restaurant chains on their Top 10 Fast-Growing, High-Performing Chains list.

With a 29.6 percent spike in sales growth in 2014, Barcelona is not...

August 06, 2015


Full-Service Restaurants Magazine described the cuisine of Tupelo Honey Cafe as “eclectic southern fare,” and we couldn’t agree more. With 11 restaurant locations in towns from Asheville, NC to Arlington, Virg., Tupelo Honey Cafe is spreading its delicious southern recipes around the...

July 28, 2015
By Katharine Corona

Start-ups offer unique work environments that are unparalleled to your typical corporate office. It’s time to say adios to the days of full suits and blazers. PeopleMatter, a start-up that’s conveniently located in downtown Charleston, is blue jeans friendly and encourages team members to sport their PeopleMatter t-shirts on Fridays. Besides, who can wear a suit in the Charleston heat?

We talked to our HR Manager, Katharine Corona, and she shared her top five reasons why YOU should...

July 24, 2015
A Preview of Our Upcoming Performance Management Webinar

Most of us aren’t in school anymore, but it sure feels like it. The looming outcome of performance reviews seem eerily familiar to report cards, where your fate rested in the hands of a single teacher.

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 90 percent of companies conduct formal performance reviews on an annual basis, and 95% of managers aren't satisfied with the process.

However, performance management these days is much more complicated than a single manager...