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Vic Forum 15/12/2015

Franchise Recruitment

Franchise Recruitment is a critical franchisor function.

This Franchise Recruitment Forum is intended to bring together franchise recruitment professionals to discuss in an open and like-minded environment the different strategies being employed to find the right franchisees and even more importantly, to find them for the locations you need them.

Franchise Recruitment has changed dramatically in the past 10 years, and as franchisors, we need to also evolve to meet the new market in which we operate, which also opens up many new ways of recruiting and finding that star franchisee.

Facilitated by: Peter Fiasco, Hairhouse Warehouse

Peter Fiasco is the National Franchise Development Manager for Hairhouse Warehouse and Victorian Chapter Committee Member, Franchise Council of Australia.

Peter started his career in the retail industry more than 20 years ago and has worked for large and small retailers across that time. Through the late 90s Peter worked for retailer the Brazin Group, who operated the chain of Sanity Music stores.  In his role with the Brazin Group, Peter was State Operations Manager where he was responsible for managing teams and opening 40 stores. He then worked for the Giordano international clothing brand and was integral to the roll out of the Hong Kong based business franchise 'Giordano' in Australia.

Peter has also worked in the vocational training industry and it was here that he developed his training skills and was appointed as a senior Retail Trainer, he also has his accreditation in DISC Behavioural Profiling. Peter has completed several studies in business including an Advanced Diploma in Business Management, and is a qualified train the trainer.

Co-Facilitator: Jeremy Szelag, FC Business Solutions

Jeremy Szelag is the Digital Media Specialist at FC Business Solutions and has just completed his Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Swinburne University of Technology. 

Throughout his tertiary years, Jeremy owned and operated an online retail store which provided him with valuable marketing, advertising, social media, public relations, business administration, website and media development, customer service and problem solving experience.

Having developed online marketing strategies using Google Adwords, Facebook advertising and SEO for Woodcroft Enterprises, he has a vast amount of experience in online presence and how to maximize advertising spend.

Date: Tuesday 15 December 2015
Time: 7.15am for a 7.30am start to 9.30am
Venue: Hairhouse Warehouse (HHWH) HQ
             Level 1, 605 Doncaster Road,
             Doncaster, VIC, 3108
Parking: Parking is available across the road from HHWH HQ at Office Works.

Venue: Victoria
Starting: 7:30 AM
Tuesday 15th December 2015
Ending: 9:30 AM
Phone Enquiries: 1300 669 030

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