7shifts Restaurant Growth Podcast — Wagepoint CEO, Shrad Rao Interview

June 3, 2021 Mel Ly

There's no denying that this past year deeply impacted and changed the restaurant industry. Many restauranteurs have had to make adjustments to their business model to keep up — in fact, 75% of those in the industry say their business model has permanently changed. 

Wagepoint CEO, Shrad Rao, sat down on the 7shifts Restaurant Growth Podcast to discuss just how much COVID-19 affected restaurants and how adopting different technologies helped the foodservice industry rebound back to success.

“Right now is the best time to adopt technology. With the software as a service (SaaS) model, restauranteurs have access to best-in-class software without having to invest a ton of money up front.” 

— Shrad Rao, Wagepoint CEO

What you'll learn in this podcast:

  • The journey of restaurant tech — and other tech that can help your restaurant.
  • Payroll best practices and how it can help retain employees.
  • The shift in mindset of restauranteurs towards cloud-based technology.

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About the Author

Mel Ly

Mel is a Brand & Communications Specialist at Wagepoint with a keen interest in Wellness, People & Culture and the Employee Experience. When she isn't writing, she spends her time dog mom-ing, sipping on lattes and researching into different personality frameworks.

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