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Should You Consider Owning a Franchise?

As you’re exploring options for starting your own business, you’ve probably come across some franchise opportunities. Exactly what is a franchise? Simply put, it’s a way of offering services and/or products by a franchisor with a specific set of guidelines and an existing trademark in place. When a company has been founded and is doing Continue Reading »

New York Franchise Owner Is Enjoying the View From the Top

After more than 25 years as a property inspector, Tom Sansone of Rochester, New York, feels like he’s s scaled a mountain, and for the former Kodak employee, the view from the top is picture perfect. Sansone spent nine years working for Kodak, during which time he developed a prototype for a Kodak color copier, Continue Reading »

Loving His Job and the Freedom It Provides

A journeyman carpenter, Greg Mathias spent 27 years working in the building industry. In May 2009, he broke his knee playing baseball, and the injury prevented him from being able to go back to his job. Mathias had always been interested in the property inspection field, but he didn’t know where to start. He talked Continue Reading »

Choose a Franchisor That Offers Superb Ongoing Support

In your search for a franchisor with which you’d like to work, one of the key things you need to look for is support — specifically, how much support the franchisor offers on an ongoing basis, after the initial training period ends. Some franchisors offer great support during the initial training period, but once that Continue Reading »

Landing a Job: It’s All in the Interview

Submitted by Roland Bates, President, NPI/GPI Let’s talk about hiring employees, something that franchise owners often have to do once their businesses take off. Resumes aside, most employers decide to hire or not hire during the interview. Here are a few of the unfiltered and unadulterated answers I have received to my interview questions over Continue Reading »