Recruiting Franchise Opportunity Blog

Your Job Search is a Bare Knuckle Fight! Part 2. Hard-hitting Interview Tips.

Posted February 11th, 2014

Last month we launched part one of our new eBook, “Your Job Search is a Bare Knuckle Fight. The FPC Recruiters’ Guide to Winning!” In it we shared tough advice about what it takes to get a job in this continuing difficult business climate. The information in part one was intended to help you…

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Changing Careers? How to make a better choice this time around.

Posted November 7th, 2013

Most visitors to our website and blog, and everyone we meet with who eventually becomes an FPC executive recruiting franchise owner is changing careers. Eighty-five percent of our owners have never before been recruiters. Most have come from the corporate world and industry. Even those who have…

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Post Labor-Day Career Advice: Make it Happen vs Let it Happen

Posted September 12th, 2013

Labor Day marks the start of the business season. Lazy, hazy days of summer are over. Vacations are behind us and have hopefully re-charged our batteries. If we’ve used summertime as an excuse to lay back on our career pursuits, it’s time to look reality in the face. While you were in summer mode,…

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Changing Careers: 4 Ways to Give Fear the Boot

Posted July 24th, 2013

If you’re like most people faced with a job search or career transition, you’re suffering from metathesiophobia. Simply put, that’s fear of change. If you give in to this fear and let it affect your planning and actions, then you’re not only battling external economic and workplace conditions,…

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5 Unconventional Job Search Tips from an Executive Recruiter

Posted July 10th, 2013

Many of the men and women who visit our website and read our blog are exploring a number of career options – including getting a new job. Some of our visitors will become interested in owning an FPC executive recruiting franchise. But for the visitors who primarily want another great job, we want…

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Career Change: The Personal & Financial Freedom of Business Ownership

Posted July 4th, 2013

The slides on the home page of our website highlight the personal and financial freedom that comes with business ownership. This is one of the key reasons that our franchise owners join the FPC executive recruiting network. Fourth of July seems like exactly the right moment to highlight this aspect…

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Mindset Over Matter: How to Build an Enjoyable Second Career

Posted June 26th, 2013

It's amazing how many of our FPC owners tell us, "I wish I had done this years ago." Dig a bit deeper and they'll describe having long thought about owning their own businesses, but being afraid to make the break from corporate life and the relative predictability it provided.  Also, they will talk…

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Changing careers? How to Benefit From the Job Market Re-Set

Posted June 20th, 2013

The job market we’ve seen since the start of the great recession may be improving in certain respects, but, overall, we’re dealing with a permanent re-set. This is based on a number of factors, including increasing global competition and disruptive technologies – like the mobile Internet, cloud…

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Career Change: Get a New Job? 8 Reasons to Invest in Yourself Instead

Posted June 13th, 2013

If you’re a management-level executive who’s recently been down-sized in mid-career, here are some things to think about before putting all of your efforts into finding another job – especially if you’re open to a career change. Being in the executive recruiting franchise business puts us in the…

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Mid-life career changers: Your age is an asset. Really!

Posted June 6th, 2013

As a professional making a job or career change in mid-life, you may find your age to be a detriment in today’s job market. Many firms nowadays are hiring younger workers — at lower wages. It’s not necessarily age discrimination, but companies see baby boomers as a poorer long-term investment.…

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