Self-Employment is the Best Job Security
Generations ago, dedicated employees could count on a simple formula to secure their financial security: Work hard for a single company for 40 years, then enjoy a steady pension and a comfortable retirement. But the workforce and the job market have changed considerably over the years. Not only are pensions a thing of the past…Read More
Work/Life Balance – Where Do I Start?
By Steve Margalit If we learned anything when the Covid-19 pandemic hit our shores in March 2020, it’s that life can change in an instant. A one-hundred-and-eighty-degree shift in our daily lives, both personally and professionally. For the most part, front line workers didn’t skip a beat, but for almost everyone else, work became some…Read More
You’re Intelligent. Experienced. Hungry. You Just Need That One Big Idea to Launch your Own Business, Right?
You’re intelligent. You’ve got experience under your belt. Most important of all, you’re hungry to succeed. You just need to figure out what that one killer idea is that you should pour your entrepreneurial heart intoRead More
Why a Recruitment Business is the Perfect Option for Anyone Wanting to Launch Their Own Business
Few people go through their lives without wondering whether they could launch a successful business of their own. Many dismiss it as a pipe dream; others look into the statistics about business failure rates and decide the risk is too high. Then there are all those who actually bite the bullet and start building a…Read More
Here’s How to Turn your Professional Expertise into a Thriving Business in Under Two Years
It’s a frustration for so many successful executives. You’ve gained decades of experience and are a respected expert in your field. But now you have entrepreneurial ambitions that you’re eager to fulfill. The trouble is, if you’ve been working in an established corporate environment, the chances of you being able to launch a successful start-up…Read More
The War on Talent – Does Artificial Intelligence Spell The End of Recruitment?
By Steve Margalit, Manager of Growth & Development The ‘War for Talent’ written, by McKinsey in 1998, represented a tectonic shift in thinking regarding the challenges facing companies to find and keep top talent. This War goes on, more intensified than ever, due to low global birth rates, the aging of Western populations and STEM…Read More
Why today’s job market makes a recruiting franchise a solid career opportunity
A recent article in “Investor’s Business Daily” bore a provocative headline, “Job Security Never Better, But That’s Bad News About The Job Market.” You can read the entire article below, but the gist is that according to stats from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, in any given month only 2% of the workforce will…Read More
How to Differentiate a Franchise Business: Build your Personal Brand
Career Change: If it’s right, the time is always right.
Time marches on. That’s a reality. We all have our plans and dreams, our wants and needs. What we don’t have is a crystal ball. Since 2007 – the start of The Great Recession – we’ve gotten used to putting our futures on hold.Read More
Can Type ‘A’ Entrepreneurs Run Successful Franchises?
The answer to the question we’re posing in this post is, “It depends.” We’re not saying this to avoid a direct answer, but because it’s true. Entrepreneurs are often thought of as Type ‘A’ personalities who have to be on the go and in control, but would that disqualify them as successful franchise owners?Read More