Jimmy John’s Saves Time and Money with Wonolo’s Optimization

The challenge

Experienced the following challenges before using Wonolo:

  • Expensive hiring costs
  • Lack of transparency into workers accepting their jobs
  • Finding reliable workers
  • Inability to invite back repeat workers

Use Case

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Wonolo:

  • Cost savings
  • Time savings
  • Reduced strain on full-time workers
  • Increased staff productivity

Jimmy John’s is a small business franchise in the food industry. This case study is based on a July 2022 survey of Wonolo customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. 

Before switching to Wonolo, Tanner Luce was primarily using Indeed to fill jobs at his Jimmy John’s locations. However, they were experiencing challenges including the expensive cost of hiring and an inability to find reliable workers. Additionally, there was a lack of transparency with the workers who were accepting their jobs. Once workers were brought in, there was also no process in place to invite back repeat workers that they thought were performing jobs well. These compounding challenges led their business to re-evaluate and ultimately select Wonolo for their labor needs.

Wonolo’s Solution

Jimmy John’s switched to Wonolo from their previous staffing solution for the following reasons:

  • Help with efficient sourcing
  • Connecting with qualified and reliable workers
  • Eliminating the need to review resumes and schedule interviews
  • Streamlined multiple staffing solutions into a single platform
  • Gaining real-time visibility into workers and job statuses

The following features and solutions mattered most to Jimmy John’s when partnering with Wonolo:

  • Single, simple-to-use platform
  • Help in optimizing job postings
  • Support and customer service teams
  • Solution that takes on the full-placement process

Because of these features, cost-savings weren’t the only benefit to come from Jimmy John’s joining Wonolo to connect with workers.

In addition to cost, they also experienced considerable time savings. Luce agreed that Wonolo saved them time by taking on the full placement process and helped alleviate the day-to-day task of sourcing workers.

They were also able to easily secure the reliable workers they needed. Wonolo removed the pressure of evaluating job candidates by optimizing their job postings to find the right workers that meet their job requirements.

Once Jimmy John’s was able to connect with high-quality workers, strain on their existing full-time workers was reduced. Moreover, Luce agreed that staff productivity increased after they started using Wonolo and that they cannot imagine going back to their previous staffing methods after using Wonolo.

Wonolo has been very helpful filling open positions on our schedule and helped to allow us to open up delivery business again… Very helpful from the get-go! Customer service is fantastic!


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