General Manager Recruiting For Franchise & Retail Brands

We Partner With Franchise Owners To Locate Great General Managers

Great General Managers...

Have Financial Understanding

Great store managers understand the unit economics of the business. They can read and abstract data from an income statement and adjust accordingly.

Manage Projects

A project could be as simple as preparing the schedule for the next two weeks. Or it could be managing showcasing your brand at the next local event. The ability to manage projects is critical.

Recruit Great Team Members

General Managers build great teams. They can organically and tactically recruit entry-level team members through marketing, prospecting and interviewing.

Showcase Team Leadership

General Managers are team leaders who foster an environment that is safe where team collaboration occurs. Through collaboration learning happens and as a unit missions are achieved.

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Are Community Connectors

Great General Managers realize they are a piece of the community puzzle. They dig deep to both network and give back to the local community.

Are Trainers

General Managers support the training of new team members, and new protocols and ultimately help create an environment where staff has the tools they need to succeed.

Value The Customer Experience

The customer experience is critical to the success of any business. General Managers foster an environment to deliver customer value, create raving fans and repeat customers.

Engage & Monitor Marketing

From grassroots to digital strategy General Managers don't need to be experts, however they manage the marketing budget, make strategic decisions to get the best ROI and act as Brand Ambassadors

Franchise General Manager Recruiters

Franchise General Manager Recruiting is a service that we identified a need for after working with Franchisor clients. Having worked in retail and on the franchisor side of the industry we are familiar with store management life. From staffing to training, from inventory to seasonal specials, and from customer service to meeting performance goals. 

A General Manager is a unique combination of skill sets that at its core will determine if you have valued team members, raving fans as customers and EBITDA numbers that exceed the franchise brand standard.

Our goal as general manager recruiters is to acquire talent that delivers exponential value to you as a regional manager or franchise owner. We find candidates that can free up your time so you can work on the business, not in it. 

Working with our Franchise Hire General Manager Recruiting program means you have a partner to identify, attract, evaluate, and land top talent in store-level and territory-level management.

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Let Us Do The Work

For General Manager Recruiting

We help retail stores, franchise locations, and franchise partners scale their locations by recruiting candidates who excel at delivering brand value, leading teams, and offer great customer experience.


We will work with you to evaluate your needs, define and provide guidance on management roles, and discuss overall compensation & benefits packages.


We source both active and passive candidates that will be the right fit for your team based on skill sets, experience, methodologies, and overall fit.

Phone Screening

We take this time-consuming aspect of recruiting off your plate. We speak with many candidates to find the few that are the right fit for your brand and your current stage.


We know franchising and the questions to ask the flesh out knowledge, thought processes, Store EQ, and more in topics such as Marketing, Operations, and Sales


We coordinate interviews, follow-up with candidates, and guide the overall process. You simply hit yes to the calendar invite and review the candidate profile.


Together we will define the ideal handoff, and support the candidate's transition out of their current role into your brand.

For An Affordable Rate

With Our simple & Risk Free FH4 Program

Right Fit Guarantee

A guarantee period with all candidates as they transition into your team

Competitive Rates

We want to make recruiting accessible to all brands

Low Reatiner

For as little as $500 we can start our search together. With no further payments until a placement is made

Payment Options

The full recruiting fee is not due upfront. We fund it for you over a series of months

Expand Your Possibilities

With a General Manager Recruiter

Extend your search We Call it "job boards + "

When working with a Store Manager Recruiter and Recruiting agency your search includes but goes beyond just job boards. You gain the ability to reach a larger pool of candidates. Some who might not have been looking. 

Store Manager career opportunities posted to job boards will receive interest from active candidates. These are people currently not employed or looking to make a transition. The advantage of working with a manger level search firm or store manager recruiter is you have the ability to reach out to passive candidates. These are candidates who have good jobs, get paid well and at the moment are not actively looking. These are top performers you may not traditionally have the ability to contact. A recruiter can source, reach out and present your brand as the next step in their career to align the candidate’s aspirations and the client’s perfect fit. 

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Meet More General Managers Where They Are

We keep a pulse on the franchise and corporate retail industry from franchisor management teams to store-level unit economics. We connect on social media, and we have conversations with franchise people and store level franchise teams every day.

As general manager recruiters, our mission is to meet store-level managers and build strong meaningful relationships, that lead to in-depth conversations, career changes, and talent referrals.

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Leverage Technology to Give Your Brand an Edge

Franchise Hire and its platforms enable us to source candidates, connect with candidates, and bring them to your location or territory sooner (Before they interview with your competitor). 

Our Franchise Hire Recruiting Platform is an ATS and Sourcing Software made up of Publicly Available Data; API Data Enrichment from job board partners and Premium Data Sets purchased from Data Aggregators. Simply put we find a needle in the haystack by finding the largest haystacks and setting them on fire. What remains is the top Store Managers to choose from. 

Technology to help recruit in franchising quicker and align characteristics with client needs.

Through Our Simple Process

Identify, Attract, Evaluate & Onboard Top Talent

The Franchise Hire recruiting model is easy on the franchise or retail owner by being simple to get started. All the heavy lifting is done by our team. 

We connect to learn more about your brand, location, and overall goals. Additionally we will share and answer questions about our recruiting process and what it would look like to work together.

Typically held via Zoom this is a detailed meeting where we will lead the conversation through a series of questions to help define the General Manager Position, outline the ideal avatar candidate and learn more details about your local market and location or territory.

Leveraging our network, technology, and experience we will research the market, source candidates, and present the General Manager opportunity to them. 

Our daily mission is to evaluate candidates and how they align with the General Manager role and goals of your facility. While at the same time helping the candidate determine if a particular opportunity is a right fit for them and their career path.

Our interview questions are bespoke to draw out key qualities that successful general managers possess. In the evaluation stage, we will conduct phone screenings and Zoom interviews with all candidates to determine the best fit.

Once we have identified candidates that have completed our interview process and that align with location, compensation, and skillset we will share further details and arrange in-person interviews with your leadership team. 

In this step, we assist in providing an offer to a candidate, negotiating final terms, and transitioning the candidate out of their current role into their new role. 

We Deliver Results

In These Service Categories

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Franchise Executive Search & Franchise Team Recruiting

This is a detailed exploratory process to become intimate with your organization, and its long-term and short-term plans. Then we research, source, evaluate and land the candidate who is right for your team and goals.

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General Manager Recruiting @ The Store Level

Great franchise systems have great local franchise partners. Great local franchise owners have great General Managers. We help brands find General Managers who follow the system, provide amazing customer experiences and deliver value to the franchise owner.

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The franchise industry is vast. Search the galaxy with a Partner.

Top talent in store, territory, and location management means the ones who can propel your locations or territory into the future. If you don’t find these “A” players; your competition will. Talent compounds for or against you. Having a partner in selecting a General Manager can change which side you are on.

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