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Spherion Staffing survey finds 62 percent of American employees are looking to make a job change in 2017. They are looking for better pay, new opportunities, and a better life/work balance.
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Let's begin with three facts: 1) 78.2 million Americans are hourly workers; 2) hourly workers represent 58.5 percent of all jobs in the U.S.; and 3) 80 percent of all hires made in the U.S. each year are for hourly jobs.
  • By Peter Harrison
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Engaging in the strategic planning process and developing covenants will help protect your multi-unit franchising organization, the future growth goals of the business, and your personal financial goals.
  • By Kendall Rawls
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Rob Branca successfully operates 88 Dunkin' Donuts franchise locations. And that's just what he plans to continue doing long into the future. He says it's imperative that industry leaders stand up and fight for the rights of franchisees as they face a continuing barrage of government overreach and regulation.
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Addressing entitlement and the negative effects it can have on your business operation. How to take charge and set the tone of equality in your franchise business.
  • By Kendall Rawls
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If you are looking to recruit and retain employees with strong values it is important to develop and shape programs to properly recruit on the front end, and build in programs to motivate and retain them on the back end.
  • By Kendall Rawls
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Investing in your people builds a strong foundation and helps sustain future growth of your business. It can also help you identify and motivate highly qualified team members who could be the key to your future succession.
  • By Kendall Rawls
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Congress brings small business relief by passing legislation to delay DOL overtime regulations for 6 months. America's 730,000-plus franchise establishments employing nearly 7.6 million workers now have until June 1, 2017 before implantation of overtime rule. 
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What to look for in a business lender, and why it's important to find the best lender and not just the best rate.
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Recently, I had the pleasure of working with Dave Ridley, who spent 27 years with Southwest Airlines as a senior executive in a variety of operational, commercial, and staffing roles.
  • By Jason Conrad
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New Technomic Study Finds That Consumers Blame Restaurants For Third-party Delivery Service Mistakes
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Sibling Partnerships In Business Can Be Challenging And Even More Complicated When Trying To Draw Lines Between Personal And Business Relationships.
  • By Champ and Kendall Rawls
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Create long-term stability for your family business and lay the groundwork for future growth by defining a vision, providing opportunities, creating an exit plan, and using family governance policies, and other provisions to bring in the next generation
  • By Kendall Rawls
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The difference between being a leader and being an exceptional leader is admitting shortcomings and weaknesses. Avoid these common mistakes, take steps to create new habits, and gain more respect and followers.
  • By Dan Schneider
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How you can reassure your employees in light of the Department of Labor's new overtime rules.
  • By Dan Schneider
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As I'm sure you've noticed in your dealings with Millennials, there can be significant differences between their attitudes and those of the Baby Boomers.
  • By Jason Conrad
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Millennials Are Looking For Jobs They Like, And Maybe More Importantly, Jobs With A Purpose.
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Franchisees of all sizes are increasingly discovering that business goes better with outside help. Many have found the key to bottom-line success is to focus on what they do best and find the right fit to outsource the rest.
  • By Helen Bond
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Whether It's Through Succession In A Family Business Or Taking Over An Existing Business, You Need To Know These Things In Order To Be An Effective And Successful Owner.'
  • By Champ Rawl
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Department Of Labor Overtime Rule Ignores Concerns of Franchised Businesses and Will Also Effectively Demote Thousands of Working Americans.
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Communication, commitment, recognition, and growth are requirements for helping turn employees into leaders, regardless of age and generational differences.
  • By Jeff Bannon
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Franchising is evolving much faster than most brands can respond. But franchisees that master team, tools, and transparency will be able to adapt, build customer loyalty, and outgrow the competition.
  • By Chris Taylor
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Building a sustainable multi-generational franchise business means knowing and understanding what is important to all generations of employees who will help you meet your goals and succeed.
  • By Dan Schneider
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What makes a great company culture? Free food? Extra vacation time? Flexible hours? Employers spend more than $720 million on engagement every year, yet only 30 percent of the workforce is actively engaged.
  • By Julie Moreland
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Iraq Vet Business Owner Testifies Before House Small Business Subcommittee Of Risk Due To Overreach Of NLRB.
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Wisconsin Pushes Back Against NLRB Overreach With Passage Of New Law Affirming The Separation of Franchisor and Franchisee Employees.
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New Census Bureau data finds franchise businesses accounted for 560,086 establishments and 10.8 million jobs in 2012.
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IFA Appeal Seattle's Minimum Wage Law All The Way To Supreme Court.
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Effective teamwork and organizational productivity are built on creating a strong culture of trust.
  • By Loyd Rawls
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This column looks into the use of employee handbooks by multi-unit franchisees, particularly those originally drafted by the franchisor or by a third party operating in a different state from the franchisee's territory.
  • By Daniel Mormino
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