How Wendy’s is hiring the smartest, most capable HR people for its workforce
Wendy’s has hired two top HR experts from its U.S. and Canadian operations to help manage its human resources and recruiting efforts.
Wendy, one of the nation’s largest and most recognizable fast-food chains, has been aggressively recruiting talent from the ranks of its U,S.
operations, with the goal of adding the best and brightest to its HR team, said Wendy’s chief human resources officer, Scott Tarr.
He noted that Wendy’s was among the top 10 companies in terms of employee engagement, hiring, and retention last year, and that it is currently one of only five companies in the country to achieve the No. 1 rank.
Tarr said Wendy is looking to hire HR professionals to work closely with its U-verse and Target stores, as well as its other retail stores and franchise locations, to improve the company’s ability to attract and retain the best talent and improve its customer service.
The Wendy’s HR team will work closely on recruiting and retention, with a focus on the companys strategic goals, Tarr said in an email.
Terrance Stoner, senior vice president and chief human resource officer, added in a statement that Wendy has been one of America’s largest retailers for decades and is focused on helping our customers to achieve their personal goals.
“With more than 500 stores, Wendy’s continues to provide its customers with a great shopping experience, and our HR team is dedicated to helping us achieve our goal of becoming the leading employer of millennials in the U.T.,” he said.
Walgreens recently hired three top U.K. HR professionals in a $15 million deal, which also includes a $2 million investment in the company.
In a statement, Wendy said that the hiring of Wendy’s talent is a continuation of its long-standing commitment to hiring the most talented people to meet the company s goals, and will continue to grow and develop talent.
It also emphasized that the company is “the largest and best-performing employer of millennial workers in the world,” adding that its hiring of top talent will ensure that Wendy s success is measured in the long-term.WENDY’S COO, MARGARET HUEN, said in a written statement that hiring top talent is an important part of Wendy s strategic plan.
“Wendys commitment to our talent is evident in the high retention rates of our U-18 talent, which are in line with our goal to build the most highly qualified workforce in the industry,” she said.
“We will continue our work to help our employees achieve their goals and create a culture of success at Wendy s restaurants.”
The Wendy’s human resource team, which includes senior executives from both the U- and U-Verse operations, has also been hired to oversee the company ‘s retail operations, and to support Wendy s hiring and retention efforts, Taro Saito, senior VP and global HR officer, said.
Wendy’s U.V. and Target U.C. operations have also hired top talent, including senior HR executives from Target U-V and Wendy’s Canada operations, Tars said.