Recruiting Franchise Opportunity Blog

You Think Hiring Someone Can Be Frustrating? Try Being a Candidate

Posted December 14th, 2020

By Steve Margalit, FPC National “We do not learn from experience; we learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey. The hiring process, which is largely controlled by the whim of the hiring company (as it should be) does not always run as smoothly as it could on its own.  Attracting and hiring…

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The War on Talent - Does Artificial Intelligence Spell The End of Recruitment?

Posted April 24th, 2019

By Doug Bugie, Global Head of Franchising The ‘War for Talent’ written, by McKinsey in 1998, represented a tectonic shift in thinking regarding the challenges facing companies to find and keep top talent. This War goes on, more intensified than ever, due to low global birth rates, the aging of…

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Work Life Balance

Posted February 22nd, 2016

 The Secret to Controlling Your Time is to be Your Own Boss  The path to self-employment has at its core a desire to call the shots and decide how you’ll manage your time between work and play. No one knows this better than our FPC franchisees. FPC Franchisees Know When You Own the Business, the…

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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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Franchise Businesses: Fast Growth vs Careful Growth

Posted September 19th, 2013

If you’re considering franchise ownership as a career option, you’re probably looking through directories of franchise businesses to identify potential opportunities. You’ll notice that many franchises tout themselves as ‘the fastest growing’. What does that really mean? And is it important to your…

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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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Job Search Tips: Why to Buy a Franchise Instead; A Mid-Career Story

Posted August 15th, 2013

This is part three in a five-part series about the career paths that led some top executives to buy a franchise. These owners are part of our FPC executive recruiting franchise network, but their stories have broad application for others seeking a new direction. What motivated these owners to…

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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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U.S. Manufacturing: A Surprisingly Good Place for a Second Career

Posted July 17th, 2013

In a global economy and coming out of a severe recession, the misperception has arisen that the U.S. manufacturing sector is past its prime. Thoughts of old rust belt factories continue to enter the mind when talk turns to manufacturing. Media coverage hasn’t helped to dispel these images. The…

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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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