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Being a Support System for Your Franchise Employees | College H.U.N.K.S.® Hauling Junk and Moving

August 17, 2020

Being a Support System for Your Franchise Employees | College H.U.N.K.S.® Hauling Junk and Moving

One of the biggest things we always emphasize with our brand is the sense of community we like to foster within our franchise system, from entry-level employees all the way to our founders and top leadership teams. No matter who we welcome into our franchise system, we want them to feel supported and like the College HUNKS® business is a place where their career can really start to grow.

Supporting your employees is a great way to make this happen. Not only will this help create a much more pleasant work environment for your specific location, but you can also build up the future leaders of the company and identify people who have the potential to take the next step in their careers. Here are some ways that franchise owners can do that:

How to Provide Support to Employees at Your Franchise

Take time to meet with your team members. Meeting with your team regularly, both as a group and individually, is a great way to better understand people’s opinions, aspirations and ideas for the company. Understanding different perspectives is great from a leadership standpoint, but it is also a fantastic way to get to know your employees better.

Encourage mentoring within your location. Having someone to look up to is good for all of us, and mentorship programs have been shown to have serious career benefits again and again. Having your managers or your more senior employees take mentees under their wing can help everyone do their best every single day.

Emphasize the importance of a work-life balance. While working hard is great, taking time off is just as vital to giving your all when you are in the office—this is true for employees at every level of the hierarchy system. Make sure you are not creating a culture where employees feel pressured to work the longest hours possible, and are instead encouraging everyone to have a healthy blend of work time and time away.

Are you ready to hone your leadership skills and work to create a successful franchise location? Then we would love to chat! Get more information from us today about all the franchise opportunities we have available.