Hiring software for your growing restaurant

CareerPlug helps restaurant owners, operators, and frontline managers hire the right people, faster


CareerPlug’s Restaurant Hiring Software is designed with the needs of the high-volume, fast-paced restaurant industry in mind. Whether you are a full or quick-service restaurant, we know you depend on quality team members to serve your customers.

Our software is built on a proven process designed to make sure you end up with the right hires — not just any hire. With our easy-to-use system, you’ll be able to:

  • Post to all the major job boards with just one click
  • Evaluate candidates consistently with quick and easy assessments, interview guides, and reference check guides
  • Communicate with candidates and schedule interviews without ever leaving the software

Hiring Software For Restaurant Franchises

CareerPlug is proud to be the official applicant tracking system for these restaurant brands.

Restaurant Hiring Case Studies

Recruit Quality Applicants with Careers Pages

Candidates who apply from restaurant company careers pages are

4 times more likely to become hires

than candidates who come from job boards


Free Resources for Restaurant Hiring

CareerPlug aims to be your go-to source for news and data about hiring and recruiting in the restaurant industry.
Check out these free resources to learn more.

2022 Restaurant Recruiting Metrics Report

Download our report to learn how your hiring and recruiting stats compare to others in the restaurant industry and learn tips for what you can do to make the right hires.

Free Restaurant Job Posting Templates

Server Job Template

Download our free job description for a typical Server position


Line Cook Template

Download our free job description for a typical Line Cook position


Dishwasher Template

Download our free job description for a typical Dishwasher position


Recruiting Advice for Restaurants


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