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Franchise Recruitment

Hundreds of franchise development professionals gathered in Atlanta this past September for the annual Franchise Leadership & Development Conference (FLDC), one of the year's must-attend events for brands looking to improve their sales, share ideas, and learn more about today's best practices in franchisee recruitment.
  • By Kerry Pipes & Eddy Goldberg
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Each year, in the run-up to the annual Franchise Leadership & Development Conference, franchise brands that pre-register can choose to have themselves mystery shopped by a team of sales and lead generation experts.
  • By Debbie Selinsky
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The fast casual space is one that continuously evolves to meet consumer demands. From restaurant design to ordering methods and digital advancements both in-store and online, brands are continually undergoing changes to keep their dynamic guest base happy... and full.
  • By Christine Specht
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Giving back to the communities you serve builds customer engagement, brand reputation, and contributes to system growth and franchise development. Three franchise CEOs tell how they do it.
  • By Steve Olson
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Franchise recruitment has changed, but has your sales process? These tips from 10 franchise sales pros show how to adapt to today's prospects.
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Good data is a competitive advantage in today's marketplace. Jim DiRugeris, Goddard Systems' VP of franchise development, tells how his brand is incorporating data into its franchise recruitment process.
  • By Jim DiRugeris
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So many good things are happening so quickly in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News!" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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Attracting and validating candidates through social media continues to grow in importance. Here's how Red Boswell, SVP of franchising and business development at Expense Reduction Analysts, manages it.
  • By Red Boswell
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How do you connect with your ideal candidates in a fragmented world? What media are best for reaching your target franchisees? How often should you communicate with them? Learn how Tropical Smoothie Café does it!
  • By Kerry Pipes
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How do you connect with your ideal candidates? What media is best for reaching your target franchisees? And how often should you communicate with them? Learn how Fastsigns does it!
  • By Kerry Pipes
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Attracting and validating candidates through social media continues to grow in importance. Here's how Alex Samios, Dogtopia's director of franchising, manages it.
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At Bar Louie, Jill Szymanski draws on her experience at Burger King and Applebee's to build, train, and retain a great sales and development team.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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So many good things are happening in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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At Marco's Pizza, validation is the key to franchise development. Here's how they do it!
  • By Kerry Pipes
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When it comes to recruitment websites, Bach to Rock rocked the 2015 STAR Awards with a #1 hit for Website Best Practices.
  • By Helen Bond
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So many good things are happening in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up (even for us!). So welcome to "Good News" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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Sport Clip's franchise recruitment process earns the brand a strong 2nd place in the 2015 STAR Awards for Best Overall Performance.
  • By Helen Bond
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Strong validations are a big part of a successful recruitment strategy at Painting with a Twist.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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So many good things are happening in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up! So welcome back to "Good News" – our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, international expansion, milestones, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and emerging.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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Twenty-first century learning skills--which include STEAM concepts (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) and the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity)--are at the foundation of The Goddard School's play-based learning program.
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Integrating technology into the sales process at Chem-Dry from Doug Smith, vice president of franchise development.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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3 tips on integrating technology into your sales process from Tim Courtney, vice president of franchise development at CruiseOne.
  • By Kerry Pipes
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So many good things are happening in franchising these days, it's hard to keep up! So welcome back to "Good News" - our monthly roundup of franchise growth, finance, emerging concepts, and other positive news from franchisors large, medium, and small.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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2015 AFDR highlights: Franchisors set annual sales goals. Learn what the brands that exceeded their goals last year did right.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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2015 AFDR highlights: Website mystery shopping of nearly 150 brands reveals most franchisors have a long way to go to excellence; social channel usage still lacking.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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2015 AFDR highlights: Responses by franchisors to qualified mystery shoppers who submitted inquiries through their websites reveal that much room for improvement remains.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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2015 AFDR highlights: Measuring cost per lead and per sale. How well are you tracking these critical metrics?
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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2015 AFDR highlights: The growth of mobile prospects has exploded. Have you adapted your recruitment website?
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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5 ways to build your franchise sales team to match your stage of growth
  • By Steve Olson
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2015 AFDR highlights: Multi-unit franchisees' favorite places to find new brands.
  • By Eddy Goldberg
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