Recruiting Franchise Opportunity Blog

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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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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Buying a Franchise: What’s Your Franchise Personality?

Posted May 16th, 2013

  One critical service that executive recruiters perform for both companies and the executives they place is to help assure that there is a good fit. In addition to matching skills, experience and education to job requirements, it’s equally important to match personal qualities to corporate…

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