8 results for tag: Career Alternatives


Franchising is Much More Than Fast Food

There are so many myths about franchising that people believe to be true that actually are not true. The #1 franchising myth is franchising is basically just fast food. That is very far from true. There are actually over 3,000 franchise companies in 75 ...
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Why and How to Buy a Franchise: An Exciting Alternative to a Corporate Career

Are you in career transition? Unsatisfied with your corporate job? Tired of letting other people control your life? Dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur? Frustrated with investment options for your available capital that don’t provide you with a solid ...
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Franchise Ownership Case Studies

Corporate escapee, author of  Hire Yourself, and nationally recognized franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan shares three case studies of executives who entered the franchise world, either to escape Corporate America or to build an independent stream of ...
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Trading Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship

Learn how to go from working a corporate job for a paycheck to working for yourself as an entrepreneur – from someone who made The Switch. You've had enough of answering to a boss who doesn't appreciate you, of the extraneous company meetings that go ...
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How Do You Know it’s Time to be an Entrepreneur?

Is it right for me? Is this the right time? How do I even find out? These are common questions people ask themselves when contemplating a move from the corporate world. In this excerpt from a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete ...
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Starting a Business: Where’s the Money Come From, and How Much do I Need?

What are the funding options for someone looking to buy a business or franchise? How much do I need to get started? and How long will it take to start making a profit? Those are some important questions! Never fear. We've got answers for you. Listen ...
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How Independent is a Franchise Owner?

"Do franchise owners suffer from lack of independence because of their obligations to the brand?" This was one of the questions raised during a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class in which franchise consultant Pete Gilfillan, author of ...
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Exploring Misconceptions of Being an Entrepreneur

During a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete Gilfillan, franchise consultant author of the international bestseller Hire Yourself, addressed common misconceptions of being an entrepreneur. Topics discussed in this segment are ...
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