Recruiting Franchise Opportunity Blog

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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A Franchise Business Can be a Family Affair

Posted May 30th, 2013

A recent New York Times article reported on an ‘emerging trend’: parents and children buying and operating a franchise business together. The increase in family or multigenerational ownership is a result of the tough job market for both recent college grads and middle-age executives. Here at FPC,…

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Your Midlife Career Change: A Surprising Option

Posted May 6th, 2013

In contrast to what many executives in their 40s and 50s may think, a midlife career change can be an exciting opportunity. But, like any change, it can seem harrowing, especially if it imposes a direct impact on your lifestyle and financial stability. If any of the points below describe you,…

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