By Elizabeth Dulberger Q: How can new franchisees establish a positive work culture in their business? A: What a gift it is to get to start a new franchise! This is a wonderful opportunity to build a strong culture by identifying and defining the values you want for your business.
By Piyush Patel
Q: What tips do you have for franchisees to hire the right employees? A: In the traditional business world, hiring the right employee has centred only on finding someone with a certain set of skills. While this focus can help fill short-term needs, in some cases it can become a problem.
Hiring franchise system Express Employment Professionals released the results of a recent survey, which found low pay is the top reason job opportunities are turned down and lack of advancement drives people away from their current jobs.
The U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a ruling in a recent Browning-Ferris Industries case that, if consistent with an upcoming ruling in a McDonald’s case, could drastically change the franchise industry in the U.S. and Canada.
By Gary Prenevost Q: What does a new franchisee need to know about hiring? Gary says: There are ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ costs involved in hiring and training staff. The hard costs include advertising open positions, conducting training, buying uniforms, etc.