FLOWER MOUND, Texas - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Feb. 26, 2013 - Patrice & Associates, the nation’s preeminent hospitality recruiting company, announced its newest Texas office. Opening in Flower Mound, this office will meet the growing management needs of restaurants and other hospitality businesses.
Franchisee Pam Glynn is opening the office and will run daily operations with support from headquarters in Maryland. “Pam’s focus is on building partnerships,” says Patrice Rice, President and Founder of Patrice & Associates. “I am confident that Clients and Candidates alike will appreciate her professionalism and experience.”
“This service is invaluable to restaurants in Texas, which is a robust sector that outpaces employment nationwide,” says Pam Glynn. “Restaurants are a driving force in Texas’s economy; last year restaurant employment grew by over 4 percent, representing a job gain of over 30,000 people.” Glynn further states that Texas restaurant industry employment is projected to grow 15 percent over the next decade to over a million employees statewide. “This represents a significant opportunity for Patrice & Associates to help employers and job seekers find each other,” Glynn adds.
Patrice & Associates currently has hundreds of hospitality Clients nationwide that source management Candidates from the agency. Focusing on business development, Glynn will add to that number. “With the coast-to-coast network of Patrice & Associates recruiters, we can source Candidates across the country,” says Glynn. “Our services help Clients reduce time-to-hire, turnover and other costs associated with hiring staff. Our business partners make a significant investment in their management staff and we understand how critical the perfect Candidate is.”
Glynn decided to open up the franchise after researching the company and seeing the potential in the healthy Texas economy. After 20 years running marketing organizations, she wanted to leverage her management expertise to help make a difference in people’s lives. “At the end of the day, it’s about helping people,” says Glynn. “Every candidate is so much more than just a resume, and changing jobs is a big decision. That has been one of the great surprises of this business, being a part of changing someone’s life.”
Patrice & Associates is one of the nation’s largest privately held search firms specializing in the hospitality industry. With 20 years of operations, Patrice & Associates began franchising in 2008 and today has 30 offices.
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