Ask an expert: Do franchisees need previous industry experience?

whichfranchise interviewed various franchise experts to ask pertinent questions surrounding the issues of franchise businesses.

In this video, we talk to Alex Waite, Franchise Recruitment Manager for Dream Doors; Dan Archer, former Business Development Manager for X-press Legal Services, and Clive Houlston, former MD of Mr. Electric and AireServ.

We hear how previous industry experience isn’t always necessary or beneficial when buying into a franchise concept as you are given in-depth training and taught the necessary skills by the franchisor. However, a good attitude is vital for all franchisees.

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