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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.



If your business is suffering from a lack of employees, you should consider turning up the heat on your hiring techniques. But what's the best approach?

Regardless of the size of your business, budget, or industry, this series of checklists and templates will show you refreshing ways to attract and retain more employees. You'll learn more about:

  • Writing job descriptions
  • Promoting job listings
  • Preparing to interview
  • Preparing to make an offer
  • Onboarding new employees
  • Sending rejection letters
  • Conducting performance reviews
  • Surprising and delighting employees

Download your copy of this free checklist and start getting more applicants to keep your business staffed. Download Now>>

Hiring the hourly workforce has always been a battle, but today's job market has reached a point unlike anything we've seen before. With millions more job openings than job seekers, we are witnessing a severe scarcity of applicants. Despite raising hourly wages and getting creative with perks, many businesses are still struggling to stay open. We dive into the reasons why there are so many unemployed workers yet so many open jobs and what businesses can do — right now — to attract, engage, and hire talent. Download Now>>

Restaurant chains realize that they may need to offer something beyond just their product.  We identified five trends redefining the restaurant space and examined how this sector is evolving, tapping into community resources, and adapting consumer desires – and looked at challenges the industry may be facing. 

This report dives into the restaurant industry’s recovery from a location analytics perspective to explore how the field is adapting to consumer needs, community desires, and post-pandemic realities. Download Now>>

As history has shown time and time again, technological advances can disrupt entire industries and remove tasks from the hands of human operators.  

With robots making individual workers more productive, business operators are increasingly able free up human resources to handle more complicated or mentally-demanding work while robots help us with everything like assisting workers in restaurants, hotels, and retail stores by delivering food and products to customers so the humans can focus on conversations, recommendations, sales, and ensuring customer satisfaction.  

Download this whitepaper to get a glimpse into the future of what your business could look like with the assistance of modern robotics.
 

Restaurant forecasting is a time-consuming process, often done manually by hand.
 
Artificial intelligence offers a new perspective on forecasting for the industry. AI-powered solutions quickly and accurately process large amounts of data, identify patterns, and make predictions about trends. All while minimizing risks of human error.

Download this white paper to learn how industry leaders are using cutting-edge AI and machine learning to reduce uncertainty, optimize resources, and increase profits. Download Now>>

Download the 2021 QSR Operational Index to gain important insights from QSR key performance indicators. Inside you will find data on how the pandemic changed the digital landscape, the latest figures for sales and loss, and valuable insight into the what’s happening with labor costs. This report offers an update on long-standing trends and noteworthy changes over the past year.  Download Now>>

For many business owners, starting their financing journey is overwhelming. Some aren’t aware of all the options, and even when they are, understanding what is right for their business' expansion plans can be confusing. In this white paper, Business Finance Depot outlines each option and what is needed to access that type of capital, so you go to your next meeting working with a business financing expert who will educate you on all of the possibilities.  Download Now>>

Stop burning up your profits and wasting time on bad hires. This free guide will help you sidestep common pitfalls so you can hire more people like your best workers and boost employee retention by 43%. It’ll even show you how to predict applicant success without any interviews!  Download Now>>