A piece of paper taped to the window of the Texadelphia location in Frisco reads “Now Hiring.” Manager Andrew Long said he has had that sign posted for three months with only a handful of applicants to show for it.
Long said he has had better luck finding applicants online because most potential employees do not live in Frisco. He said many of his current employees live in McKinney, Dallas and other surrounding cities. Long himself lives in Plano.
He said he would like to live in Frisco, but his $50,000 annual salary makes it difficult for him to afford housing. Since most potential applicants are in a similar financial position as Long, he said it is difficult to find workers who are willing to commute from another city.
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