Franchising isn't for everyone, but for some it offers the kind of training, branding and support that can propel sustained growth.
In an in-depth look at franchising as it applies to the HVAC trades, Terry McIver of Contracting Business spoke with Mark Baker, president of franchising for Clockwork Home Services. Clockwork is the owner of such brands as One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Mr. Sparky, and Benjamin Franklin plumbing.
Baker discusses efforts at his company to build the trades workforce:
One of the challenges we faced in 2015 was getting good qualified employees and skilled labor. When we were looking at developing our advertising campaign for 2015, one of the things we wanted people to understand was that there are great jobs out there for skilled tradesmen.
Read the full article here at the Contracting Business website.