Posted on October 31, 2018

Scam Warning It has come to our attention, that a scam is occurring with the recruitment of staff for the Spring Carnival. A person is pretending to act as a recruiter for Chefs on the Run and is charging potential candidates $100 as a sign up fee. Then saying the event has been cancelled and… Read more »

Benefits of using Temporary Staffing

Posted on August 31, 2018

There are many reasons to utilize the services of a temporary staffing agency. Like all outsourced business services, temporary staffing agencies can help contain overhead costs while saving time and money on recruiting efforts for host employers, plus can assist when extra demand is present. Skilled qualified workers Since temporary staffing agencies interview and screen… Read more »

The “Gig Economy” – and the complete failure of our Regulators.

Posted on August 23, 2018

Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen new terminology developed to describe people who are supposedly self-employed contractors being engaged by businesses – the so-called “Gig Economy”.  Those promoting the gig economy see it as a way of getting around our labour and employment laws. The people who are supposed to regulate this ‘new’… Read more »

Rewarding Work, Growing Job Opportunities

Posted on August 15, 2018

As Australia’s population ages and growing numbers of people head towards either independent or supported living in environments designed to cater for their needs, a significant new avenue for employment is opening up. For as long as catering has been around, there have been Catering Assistants engaged to help out in the kitchen and ensure… Read more »

Hospitality Staff on the Run

Posted on July 27, 2016

Hospitality Staff on the Run was established to provide a quality and dependable source of casual, temporary and emergency front of house staff to clients looking for quality, flexibility and great service. We have supplied hospitality Front of House staff for more than 20 years now, but thought the growth we are seeing in this… Read more »


Posted on April 22, 2016

What is ANZAC Day? ANZAC Day is the national day of remembrance for Australians and New Zealanders who have served in conflict, and an opportunity to reflect on the many different meanings of war. Held on 25 April each year, this Anzac Day marks the 101st anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in 1915. The… Read more »

Quality or Quantity?

Posted on February 19, 2016

Quality or Quantity? It’s a simple concept taught to us throughout our formative years – but it’s one that often fits like a square peg in a round hole in today’s corporate environment – Quality will always be more important than Quantity. However, once the merciless drive for greater profitability and the increasing presence of… Read more »

Happy “Holidays”!?

Posted on December 11, 2015

It’s that time of year when everyone starts thinking about dinner’s out, catching up with friends and relaxing after a big year.. And although the entire team and brigade of dedicated people working at Chefs On The Run have had a HUGE year too – for us, it’s actually when we have to crank things… Read more »

Why Penalty Rates AREN’T a Bad Thing!

Posted on August 24, 2015

In recent times we’ve seen a large amount of coverage in the media about weekend penalty rates. We’ve seen any number of highly-paid professionals saying that in this day and age they need to be able to get their hair cut and buy their gourmet products on the weekends, because they’re too busy (earning a… Read more »

Award Changes for FY16

Posted on June 24, 2015

So, the time is nearly here for the once-a-year change to rates, brought on by the annual update to the Awards we use as the basis for paying our people. On that basis, all of our clients can expect to receive a new Rates Sheet soon – incorporating the ~2.5% increase in wages and on-costs… Read more »