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Companies are pushing the envelope when it comes to keeping workers in this tight labor market.

Companies are getting creative when it comes to keeping their workers.  In the “old days” of recruiting everyone worked 6 days a week, 60 – 70 hours and often didn’t have benefits.  I’ve seen the trends change to attract workers but not like we are seeing now. Yum! Brands, for example, recently expanded its parental […]

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Record Year for Patrice & Associates!

We had a great year and had a record number of franchisees join our organization.  We are starting our final class of the year.  It’s amazing how many people want to start 2019 with a new business and control of their lives that they are willing to come to class right before the holidays. We […]

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Buying a franchise is the safest way to start a business – Step by Step Guide

Buying a franchise will help to achieve your dream of business ownership success. However, purchasing a franchise is not always easy.  Also remember you are not “buying” a franchise, you must be approved and awarded the franchise license by the franchisor.  It’s all about making good matches for both franchisor and franchisee.  Here are the […]

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Restaurants feel the pain of a tight labor market – Great news for recruiting companies!

Restaurants feel the pain of a tight labor market GREAT NEWS FOR RECRUITING COMPANIES! With low unemployment rates and a continuously expanding industry, restaurants have been feeling the pressure in hiring employees and keeping locations properly staffed. Higher wages have strained labor budgets and workers have been gaining leverage on multiple fronts. Long standing “no-poaching […]

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Women In Franchising : The Rise Of Female Franchisees

In the past decade, there has been a significant increase in the number of women business owners generally – in the USA  more than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, and female-owned businesses now account for 39% of all privately held firms. (Statistics from the American Express OPEN Report “The State of Women-Owned Businesses 2017”). […]

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Getting Approved

Have you seen something like this: “Disclaimer: This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.” That is the legal jargon for “Even though we are providing you information on our opportunity we are not offering you a […]

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