One of the pillars of Sylvan's strong franchisee foundation is supporting each franchisee’s growth and development.
The idea of working for yourself is intriguing. The thought of opening up your own shop or restaurant is exciting. The process of becoming a franchisee is doable. So is franchising right for you?
You want to own your own business, but are concerned about starting from scratch. Franchising offers many benefits that make operating a business not only easier, but also increases your chance for success.
While the U.S. economy continues growing at a slow and steady pace, 2014 projections for franchises remain positive. In fact, the second quarter update from the International Franchise Association (IFA) Educational Foundation show stronger employment and output forecasts than the first quarter’s estimates provided.
Sylvan Learning is always looking for ways to assist its corporate employees with maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Whether it is offering yoga classes during lunch, discounted memberships to a variety of fitness centers or providing healthier options in the vending machines, Sylvan is invested in its employees' health.
Many people think that because we are in the education franchise business, our corporate employees get to take a break for the three months of summer to relax, lay by the pool and catch up on some light reading. Well, while we do encourage our employees to take vacations to enjoy time with family and friends, summer is busier than ever for our team.
One of our Sylvan franchisees looks to expand her business throughout the Louisville, KY area. Most of our franchisees follow a similar expansion strategy (here's a list of available Sylvan territories). Check out this great feature that was published in the Louisville Business First.