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The Best Franchise Opportunities to Invest in for 2015

Posted by Erin Borgerson on December 23, 2014

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There are many perks to owning a franchise. Owning a franchise allows individuals to go into business for themselves, but not by themselves. A franchise provides individuals with a certain level of independence as they can be their own boss and have time for other things that they were not able to participate in before. The number of franchise opportunities to invest in is endless; it just depends on which ones grab your attention!

Here is a list of a few franchise industries that will benefit from population trends in 2015:

  • Health and Fitness Franchises such as home healthcare, fitness and recreational sports centers, medical services and other services for the elderly. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2015 1 in 7 people in the United States will be 65 or older.
  • Personal Care Services Franchises including beauty products and services, massage therapy and related services.
  • Home Service Franchises such as lawn care and landscaping, cleaning services, pest control, handyman, and home care services focused on the elderly and security services.
  • Children’s Services Franchises that provide tutorial, supplemental educational services and programs for children with disabilities.
  • Food Franchises of Mexican and Asian cuisine along with healthier cuisine options. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2015 1 in 5.6 people in the United States will be Hispanic and 1 in 20 people in the United States will be Asian.

There are many perks when investing in a franchising opportunity. It provides experienced business owners the opportunity to be an owner without the process of having to start the business and getting it off the ground. It allows individuals who are not as experienced in business ownership to find their real strengths and utilize them to be a successful business owner. It also allows for individuals to be their own boss and escaping the nine to five work days. A franchise offers a faster, easier and more cost effective path to achieving independence.

When investing in a franchise it is important to consider the following:

  • Identify the types of franchises that interest you and that you are qualified to operate.
  • Establish the amount of capital you have available to invest in the franchise.
  • Find the franchise opportunities that meet the above standards.
  • Evaluate and validate the franchises that you have selected.

Once you have made the decision of what franchise you would like to own, the next step is to take action and hire on employees to help build your new franchise. The growth of the franchise industries that are projected to grow in 2015 will increase the competition among potential candidates, lead to more traffic to your career site and increase the need for additional hiring tools for your franchise hiring system.

To ensure you find the right candidate for your franchise, utilize a hiring platform within your hiring process. The Hireology hiring platform for franchises helps you hire the right person by making better hiring decisions. The hiring platform is an all-in-one application software platform that enables you to source, engage and hire the best candidates for your franchise. To learn more about the Hireology platform visit http://www.hireology.com/platform.

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Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.