FPC Provides Unsurpassed Franchise Training and Support

FPC has a field support staff-to-franchise office ratio that is one of the highest in the industry. In addition, FPC’s leadership, training and support team are all experts and veterans of the recruiting industry. These factors contribute to highly effective franchise training and support programs for owners and their recruiters. Following are highlights of you can expect as a new owner and throughout your franchise ownership.

  • Initial Set-up: We consult with you in support of licensing and lease negotiations, and provide advice on selection of insurance policies, office space, telephone systems, office supplies, equipment and furniture.
  • Training: When you first join the FPC network, you will spend two weeks at the New York City headquarters for intensive, structured training, supplemented by a six-week follow-up program. Within your first year of ownership we will make an on-site visit to your office to review progress and make recommendations. We also provide on-going training, including regional seminars, new search consultant training and Placement Academy (let’s explain what this is). Training covers:
      • Fundamental Strategies: Management methods, innovative telephone techniques, interviewing skills, strategies for generating job and placement activity with both candidates and companies, day-to-day operations of a recruitment business.
      • Procedures: Exploration of the placement process step, from finding job openings and recruiting candidates to negotiating salaries and making placements.
      • Materials: Comprehensive training and operations manuals, client/ candidate database RESUMate or Big Biller, and Industry Directory Software.
  • Personalized Support: We help you to set attainable goals, work with you to track your activity and provide consultative support to you and your employees to help you close more business. The following programs and activities are designed to help assure your success. 
      • New consultant training 
      • Internal recruiter hiring and training program 
      • FPC University
      • National production awards program 
      • Annual National Owners’ Conference 
      • Bulletins, seminars, quarterly newsletter
      • National contracts for value-added services
  • The Vine -- FFC’s electronic exchange system. The Vine facilitates the flow of information among FPC offices that enables collaboration on filling job orders and placing candidates. The system encourages greater exchange activity and production time, and increases placements for participants. The Vine has been instrumental in kick-starting production for new owners and recruiters and remains a vital ongoing business resource for the FPC network. An array of innovative features includes:
      • A direct link to our internet site.
      • Access from any computer with internet capability.
      • The ability to post jobs and to search for candidates while online.
      • Keyword search capability.
      • Resume postings.
      • Automated, daily searches for candidates who meet the criteria of posted jobs. If an appropriate candidate is identified, you are notified by e-mail.
      • Downloading capability into the RESUMate company and candidate database. 
      • Candidate and job selection and postings from RESUMate.
      • “Drop-down menus” for recruiters not using RESUMate.
      • Automatic e-mail for new job orders to your traditional exchange partners.