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Is owning a franchise the same as being employed?

Is being a franchisee simply substituting one type of employment for another type of employment?

The answer to this question is both yes and no. First I say yes, because you still have to (in most cases), go into work/ report to work several days a week (especially, especially when one first starts a franchise). Depending on the franchise, you will still need to follow the corporate guidelines/policies for franchises (at least a good amount of them).
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Is being a franchisee simply substituting one type of employment for another?

The answer to this question is both yes and no. First I say yes, because you still have to (in most cases), go into work/ report to work several days a week (especially, especially when one first starts a franchise). Depending on the franchise, you will still need to follow the corporate guidelines/policies for franchises (at least a good amount of them).

You have to satisfy two bosses (one being your customers, the other being the ...

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