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When it comes to hiring, BrightStar Care franchisees Maureen and Peter Moore count on more than just credentials to get the job done.
  • By Helen Bond
  • 5,062    1
New research illustrates how joint-employer ruling jeopardizes franchise businesses, risking business failure and hundreds of thousands of jobs.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,368    0
For many years, our organization struggled to create a solid, stable team. We were guilty of hiring to fill spots rather than thinking of our people as guardians of our brand.
  • By Steve Adams
  • 4,547    2
IFA says "political theater" SEIU protests over per hour wages put the future of jobs and businesses in jeopardy.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,191    0
A case study of a multi-unit franchisee who introduces culture into his operations as an intangible that gets results.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,037    0
Companies don't engage emotionally with their customers--their employees do. If you want to create a memorable company, you must fill your company with memorable people.
  • By John DiJulius
  • 2,816    1
15 franchisee associations team up with IFA to oppose Department of Labor's proposed changes to overtime regulations.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,316    0
IFA is seeking a Labor Department explanation of applying a new standard of joint employer at OSHA and conspiring with unions and NLRB.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,927    0
So, you're hiring again. You have positions open and want to make sure the employees you bring in will meet your goals--or exceed them.
  • By Adam Pierno
  • 4,072    4
New bill would impact franchisees by weakening equity in their businesses, damaging brands, reducing product quality, and limiting franchisor assistance.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 6,147    24
IFA Calls Out the Department Of Labor On Radical New "Guidance" For Employee Classification Of Contractors.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,647    20
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Arizona Files Brief In Support Of IFA Lawsuit Seeking To Stop Franchise Wage Discrimination In Seattle.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,788    0
IFA says millions of salaried workers would lose out on key benefits such as workplace flexibility and long term advancement opportunities under new overtime regulation rule.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,094    13
IFA teams up with two restaurant associations to form coalition group dedicated to defending New York franchisees from "ill-advised" and discriminatory wage hike efforts.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,296    5
New mid-year report finds that franchise businesses continue to grow, create jobs, and outpace the rest of the U.S. economy.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,505    0
Report finds new overtime rules would bring unintended consequences such as increased costs to businesses and impact the workforce by eliminating middle management jobs.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 3,692    0
Pro-business reps warn New York Governor Cuomo not to discriminate against franchisees by raising minimum wage.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,243    4
Those preparing to be business successors need to understand they must win the right to be heard. Work hard, ask the appropriate questions, identify the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities, and you'll be rewarded with openness and respect.
  • By Champ Rawls
  • 4,706    4
A proposed bill in California threatens more than 80,000 franchise locations that employ nearly one million workers in the state.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,749    31
When it comes to making a difference and getting things done, there is a distinct difference between those that do and those that don't. Those that do have conviction, absolute commitment, and an unwavering desire to get results.
  • By Rowdy McLean
  • 4,671    41
Leadership authority Roxi Hewertson exposes 4 myths about what makes a great leader. By changing the way you think about leadership you can change the effectiveness of your business.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,501    0
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Organizations have leaders and managers. But there is a stark difference between the two and each has different skills sets. Can you recognize leaders from managers?
  • By John Tschohl
  • 4,841    0
You have good and poor employees, it's an unfortunate fact of life. But you need all of your employees to get along and work well together. Here are 10 effective ways to identify difficult employees and tips for helping coworkers get along better.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,994    0
Employees are on the frontline and the face of your business to customers. It's important that they show customers they care about them. Here are 11 strategies to help operationalize caring.
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 5,702    0
"You don't want to change who you are," says Sally Hogshead. "You just want to become more of who you already are."
  • Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • 4,956    0
On a personal level, I bet 100 percent of you agree with me that people really do matter, but are you living it every day in your businesses?
  • By Nate DaPore
  • 4,310    0
Hudl, a sports video software company based in Lincoln, Neb., has a system for feedback they refer to as #RealTalk. Playing off the slang phrase "real talk" (curt honesty), the team uses the phrase to denote when a conversation has taken a serious turn.
  • By Gregory Ciotti
  • 2,038    0
A declaration is a powerful thing. By making a declaration, you not only announce something, you proclaim it to be a true and accurate representation of who you are and what you believe in.
  • By Steve Farber
  • 5,013    0
Successfully operating a multi-unit franchise--typically generating millions of dollars in revenue from many locations--requires a keen awareness that leading multiple units is fundamentally different than leading a small operation.
  • By Robert Sher
  • 4,960    0
As an entrepreneur, you're often the face of your company, and your ability to capture attention, to fascinate others--clients, employees, strategic partners, influencers--can make or break a business.
  • By Sally Hogshead
  • 4,262    0
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