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Caring Senior Service Franchise Blog

Why Now Is the Time to Find Fulfillment in Your Career

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Dec 21, 2016 3:26:59 PM

Statistics on employee engagement and happiness are easy to come by but not always easy to assess for accuracy. For instance, one 2013 Gallup report indicates that, worldwide, there are twice as many unengaged employees who are dissatisfied with work as there are engaged, happy workers. However, a different report from the same organization indicates that “complete satisfaction” among American workers is at an all-time high as of 2015.

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Leaving Corporate America for Franchise Ownership

Posted by Thomas Scott on Dec 15, 2016 12:40:44 PM

Career transitions or life transitions of most kinds, can be difficult. Just remember how hard it was to ask the love of your life to marry you, to decide to become a parent, or to accept your first job offer out of college. In retrospect, we often see that the decisions made based upon moving toward happiness (versus away from fear) usually bring more happiness. The decision to look further into any opportunity should always be framed by the question: Am I going toward a career and business that will bring me greater happiness or am I staying in my current role because of fear? Fear-based decision making will never bring you closer to joy.

Leaving corporate America for the life of a franchise owner is a serious transition, and it stands to reason that you would have some anxiety about the change. Fortunately, many franchise owners have followed the same path and come out on the other side, having learned a thing or two.

Keep reading for a few tried and true tips for leaving corporate America to maximize your potential, while minimizing your fear.

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Franchisor CEOs Who Own a Franchise: What that Means for New Owners

Posted by Thomas Scott on Dec 12, 2016 12:00:04 PM

Never trust a skinny chef.

You’ve probably seen that quote hanging on the wall of someone’s kitchen or stitched into a pillow. This kind of aphorism isn’t meant to be strict advice (there are plenty of great chefs of all sizes) but rather as a caution. Someone who is serving you food that they don’t eat isn’t someone that you should be quick to trust.

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4 Qualities of a Successful Home Care Assistance Franchise Owner

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Dec 9, 2016 9:16:00 AM

You probably wouldn’t hire a notoriously irresponsible teenager to babysit your kids. And you wouldn’t bet on the slowest horse to win a horse race. Certain qualities make one person more suited for a job than someone else, and it is no different with a home care assistance franchise.

If you’re thinking about investing in a franchise, you want to be sure that you have the qualities that will support your success. If you don’t have some of these qualities, not to worry. A wide range of different types of owners can succeed in the home care assistance industry, but keep in mind some of these traits when looking for partners and employees, because they will certainly come in handy.

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Should You Choose a Franchisor That’s Hands On?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Dec 7, 2016 11:42:49 AM

Try to remember back to your first day of your first job. It was probably a time of a lot of anxiety. You didn’t know how to dress, where to go, or what you were going to be expected to do. Hopefully, you had a trusted boss or mentor who trained you and showed you the ropes. Before you knew it, you were probably flipping burgers, making copies, or topping ice cream like you had been doing it your whole life.

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