The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant Hourly Staffing Specialist in Calabasas, California

/Position Overview: /

You may know us as a company with great food…and for being recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®”. What you may/not/know is our Talent Selection Team is/reinventing what it means to be “resourceful”. /

As the Staffing Specialist, you will play an integral part in driving the high volume hourly staffing for a wide range of positions within our restaurants. (Prep Cook, Line Cook, Dishwasher, Server, etc.)

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Talent Selection, located in Calabasas Hills, CA, you will work with a team of four, driving the hourly staffing for a 2 billion dollar company with over 200 full service restaurants and more than 38,000 staff members.

/Here’s more of what you’ll get to do: /

  • Review and phone screen a high volume of hourly restaurant applicants (up to 25 phone screens per day).

  • Send email/text reminders to applicants who have not completed their assessment.

  • Schedule applicant on site interviews with the restaurant management team.

  • Communicate with restaurant management to determine open positions, track hires and collect interview feedback.

  • Create restaurant specific advertising strategies in partnership with our third party advertising agency.

  • Monitor and respond to inbound requests for information from interested candidates that have viewed Craigslist, Indeed and social media ads.

  • Use sourcing tools and techniques to identify hourly candidates such as resume boards, online social media (Facebook/Instagram), traditional networking and referrals.

  • Develop strong relationships with local Outreach Programs, Colleges, Culinary Schools and Work Source Centers. (These sources require on-going communication and partnership).

  • Facilitate monthly open hiring events within multiple restaurants.

  • Collect data and create reports for review by Talent Selection Leadership team.

*/You’ll thrive in this position if you are: / *

  • Driven by results:you are conscientious and persistent about delivering timely, high quality deliverables. You are never satisfied with your latest accomplishment and are always focused on hitting your next goal.

  • Resourceful:you have an astounding ability to think outside-the-box, using the resources at hand to identify & recruit qualified candidates.

  • Adaptable: you’re at ease in a fast-paced environment and you’re able to change direction rapidly when priorities shift and personalities change.

  • Service minded:you’re a people person who effortlessly provides exceptional support whether it is over the phone or in person.

  • Thick skinned:you naturally let things roll right off your back and are relaxed and easy-going in the face of adversity.

  • 1 years of high volume hourly recruiting experience is preferred.

  • Prior restaurant or retail hourly recruiting is highly desirable.

  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage the candidate and hiring manager relationship.

  • Effective verbal and written communicator at all levels in the organization.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with web-based applicant tracking systems and resume boards.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs. (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • 10-15% travel required.

  • BA degree is required.


This position offers industry-leading benefits including; medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement and a sabbatical after five years of employment for qualifying staff members.

/About Us:/

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For", The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, sixteen The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 35,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA. #SoCheesecake #LifeAtCheesecake

/The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations; we do not provide work visa sponsorship./

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Organization: *Human Resources

Title: Restaurant Hourly Staffing Specialist

Location: CA-Calabasas-Corp

Requisition ID: 1800642