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…

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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 into

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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?

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Franchise Businesses: Fast Growth vs Careful Growth

  If you’re considering franchise ownership as a career option, you’re probably looking through directories of franchise businesses to identify potential opportunities. You’ll notice that many franchises tout themselves as ‘the fastest growing’. What does that really mean? And is it important to your success that you choose a fast-growing franchise?

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