Franchise Business Radio – AtWork Staffing, The Casual Pint and FirstLight Home Care

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Franchise Business Radio – AtWork Staffing, The Casual Pint and FirstLight Home Care

Company Name:
Atwork Franchise Inc.

Name and Title of Person to be Interviewed:
Jason Leverant, President and COO of AtWork Group

jason-leverant-headshot-2Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork Group, a leading U.S. staffing firm, is well-versed on cutting-edge solutions and initiatives needed to combat the strategic issues facing the staffing industry, as well as how to leverage these efforts into managing and facilitating impressive growth in the temporary staffing sector.

In his role at AtWork Group, he oversees AtWork location operations throughout the country. With a continued focus on effective sales activities and operational excellence, he has helped position the company as one of the leading staffing providers in the United States, and a top franchise opportunity for those seeking to build their own service-based business. He was instrumental in the development of the American Staffing Associations Affordable Care Act Cost Calculator for staffing and was also recently featured in Volume 1 of erecruits e-book Leadership Insights: Featuring SIAs Staffing 100.

Topics/Questions:
With everything thats happening in the news regarding the minimum wage and labor rights, as well as the recent ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold McDonalds liable as a joint employer…

Who should assume responsibility for employees? The franchisor or franchisee? And what can the franchise industry learn from the staffing industry, where these lines have been blurred for decades.

Atwork Group, a leading U.S. staffing firm and franchisor in the staffing industry, is well versed in dealing with labor rights, minimum wage issues and the liabilities of being a joint employer. As an employer of a multitude of staff through their 93 franchise locations nationally, including temporary associates placed with host employers for various periods of time, the structure of the business is similar from a legal perspective to the employee /franchisee /franchisor structure within a franchise.

-Dealing with staffing matters as it regards to a franchise business
-Understanding the challenges of the recent joint employer rulings, because the AtWork franchise business has been working in this environment for years
-How to mitigate risk when it comes to staff and determining responsibility at multiple levels.
-How franchise businesses can prepare themselves for changing regulations

Web Site and Social Media Links:
http://atworkfranchise.com


Company Name:
The Casual Pint

Name and Title of Person to be Interviewed:
Nathan Robinette

headshot_-nathan-robinetteNathan Robinette is the president and CEO of The Casual Pint, a craft beer market franchise headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. He founded the company in 2011 with his father Jon Robinette and combined his love of craft beer with their grocery industry background to create the “coffee shop of beers” concept. Nathan has been working diligently with local governments to change laws prohibiting craft beer to be bottled in 64 ounce growlers, experiencing success in Sevierville and Maryville, Tennessee so far.

 

 

Topics/Questions:

Can you describe the history of your franchise?
Can you describe the franchise system?
Has technology played a role in your business?
How big is your industry?
What has been the most interesting thing that has happened to you since launching Tint World?
What types of characteristics do you look for in a franchisee?
What is the training like for new franchisees?
What is a typical day like for the franchisees?
What advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise?
What are the franchises plans for the future?

Web Site and Social Media Links:
http://www.casualpintfranchise.com


Company Name:
FirstLight Home Care

Name and Title of Person to be Interviewed:
Bill McPherson, Executive Director of Franchise Development

bill-mcphersonBill McPherson is the executive director of franchise development at FirstLight HomeCare, which has been awarded Entrepreneur Top 500 franchises, Top Franchisee Satisfaction, Franchise Business Review, Top Veterans Franchise, Franchise Business Review and Forbes Top Franchises

Topics/Questions:
Senior care is a booming business given the aging population.

Can you describe the history of your franchise?
Can you describe the franchise system?
Has technology played a role in your business?
How big is your industry?
What has been the most interesting thing that has happened to you since launching FirstLight Home Care ?
What types of characteristics do you look for in a franchisee?
What is the training like for new franchisees?
What is a typical day like for the franchisees?
What advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to buy a franchise?
What are the franchises plans for the future?

Web Site and Social Media Links:
http://www.firstlightfranchise.com


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Franchise Business Radio Host:
pam-currie

 

Pam Currie, Founder
www.FranchiseIntellect.com

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