One of the benefits of owning a Homewatch CareGivers franchise is the opportunity to work alongside with experts at the support center to help launch and grow the business. We thought readers would like to get to know our Director of Franchise Development Chip Baranowski, who is the first person that franchise candidates develop a working relationship with, as he helps guide them through the discovery process.
Well versed in all aspects of franchise management and franchisee relations, Chip puts the well-being of Homewatch CareGivers’ franchisees first. Chip brings more than 25 years of franchising and business development experience to Homewatch CareGivers with a proven track record of placing candidates into the right franchises while helping franchise organizations grow their brand and top line revenues. He answered some frequently asked questions that might interest potential franchisees:
Who makes a good Homewatch CareGivers franchisee?
A Homewatch CareGivers franchisee should be a hard worker, a natural leader and a team player. Our ideal franchisee likes to work within the framework of a proven infrastructure, and is ideally looking for a people-driven service opportunity. He or she is civic-minded and engaged with his or her community with a desire to create jobs and a willingness to collaborate with a team on different projects and initiatives.
What’s the training like?
Our proprietary Homewatch CareGivers training is multi-faceted and allows our franchisees to fully orient to all aspects of business ownership. This includes on-site classroom training, a comprehensive step-by-step Business Implementation Program, online 24/7 caregiver training and monthly webinars and best practices training to keep their educational foundation strong.
What kind of background should a Homewatch CareGivers franchisee have?
More important to us than a specific background is an overall attitude of leadership, service and community. Beyond that, many of our franchisees come from different career backgrounds, including marketing, sales, operations, finance, U.S. Military service, and even medical/health care.
We know you have questions, and we’re here to answer them. Visit our franchise website for more information about how you can establish a business with our proven home care franchise system alongside industry experts like Chip