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C-Store Retailer Offers Insights on Attracting, Retaining Employees

Fady Bazzi of Chillbox convenience stores talks labor and hiring, covering strategies on advertising, incentives, benefits and more

The August cover story of CSP magazine is all about labor and hiring. As a companion piece to that story, in this episode of “At Your Convenience,” CSP Editor Chuck Ulie talks to Fady Bazzi, operations manager and co-owner of the 33-store Chillbox, owned by New Haven, Michigan-based Bazco Oil.

Bazzi discusses his convenience-store chain’s practices in attracting and retaining employees, including how and where they advertise to recruit employees, the increased frequency of performance reviews and the Chillbox incentive program, which includes health insurance, 401k plans and paid time off. Bazzi also talks about how to boost the odds of getting quality talent more likely to stay in the job.

“At Your Convenience” brings industry experts and analysts together with CSP editors to discuss the latest in c-store news and trends. From mergers and acquisitions to foodservice and technology, the podcast delivers the story straight to listeners in short-format episodes, perfect for the morning commute or a quick break at the office.

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