Franchise Times’ library of white papers will make you a more knowledgeable franchise operator on a number of subjects near and dear to your business’ bottom line. Written by experts in their field, these detailed reports provide the latest thinking on everything from international expansion to new technology.



Successfully staffing an hourly workforce can seem like an insurmountable challenge, but with the right platform and tools, you don’t have to sacrifice quality to build your team. Choose a complete solution built around the complexities of hourly hiring.

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Are you utilizing the right auditing tools to offer a consistent, high-quality customer experience?  Your franchise succeeds because every location maintains the brand standards customers expect.  Download this whitepaper today to learn how over 130 successful franchise brands have taken the pain out of the audit process while empowering their employees to take ownership of the customer experience.

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With 9.2 million job openings in the US, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s crucial to set your business apart and grab the attention of potential applicants. However, it’s not as simple as posting a generic job description.

This e-book outlines proven strategies for attracting hourly workers, making it easy to build better teams and stabilize staffing levels. Access this free guide today to craft more effective job postings, reach applicants before competitors, and identify the ideal applicants for your business!

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Dealing with employee turnover is expensive, time-consuming, and frustrating. It’s time to end this costly cycle so you can maintain healthy staffing levels and focus on important daily operations. 
 
This e-book contains insights that every franchisee needs to know about reducing employee turnover. You’ll discover proven strategies for retaining your best workers and even predicting which applicants are most likely to stay long-term. Access this free guide today to start living in a world with less turnover.
 

Where are all the hourly workers? These 6 compelling insights shed light on what’s contributing to the current hourly shortage, and we’ve outlined 4 actionable strategies to help you boost applicant flow up to 9x - even in today’s labor market! Get the white paper.
 

Have an exciting idea for a new business or stellar plans for expanding your current operations, but not sure how to attract the funds necessary to capitalize on your dreams? Download Business Finance Depot’s Paul Bosley’s white paper, where he outlines the six things lenders look for in  an SBA loan application. Follow his advice for a smoother, quicker and more lucrative process with the lender. And that means your business will be open faster.

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Late 2019 into early 2020 was a time for expansion as many restaurant franchises made significant investments in technology, store reimaging and remodeling. However, key priorities and areas of investment quickly changed due to COVID-19 when social distancing guidelines forced many franchises to close their stores or limit their operations and direct their focus to delivery, mobile ordering and drive thru capabilities. Now, more than ever, franchisees have leveraged their creativity to ensure consumers feel comfortable returning, whether that be through offering seasonal outdoor dining options, altering how they take in orders and process payments or materially increasing their drive thru and off-premise sales.

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