Welcome to Career Buddies, a unique recruitment and training franchise with over 10 years of industry experience.

With a Career Buddies franchise, you are in business for yourself with the guidance and back office support of the Career Buddies team to help you along the way. Career Buddies has grown to become one of the UK’s leading training and recruitment providers. The brand provides a range of outstanding support to businesses and employees alike such as up skilling, recruitment and immigration services.

Job vacancies in the UK rose to a new record of 1,318,000 in the period from December 2021 to February 2022. At CAREER BUDDIES, we’re data nerds and matchmakers at heart. We make sure our clients get the right people—because the best teams don’t happen by accident. Even if it means, people need trained or brought in from abroad, we are on a mission to put people in right-fit positions so they can maximize their potential and live more fulfilling lives. We take the work out of finding the right job or the perfect worker.

Whether candidates are looking for work that makes a difference— or an employer is looking for people who deliver, when they work with CAREER BUDDIES they understand why we say “our people are everything.”

Career Buddies offers it’s franchisees the opportunity to create their own successful business in one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK, with both financial rewards and the knowledge that you are making a difference to your local community by providing an invaluable service.

For potential franchisees, we look for candidates who have some experience in recruitment and/or education. To run a profitable Career Buddies franchise you will need to be ambitious, hard-working and committed to making a difference. You must also be a compassionate person with excellent people skills and have the skills and capabilities to manage and lead people.

Candidates will need to secure a training center for this venture. Career Buddies will need to approve your preferred premises in advance and will mutually consider and agree a location using specific criteria. Considerations such as proximity to schools, convenience for parents and students, transport links, car parking, local facilities and the condition and presentation of premises must be factored into the decision-making process. After-all, location and property presentation can be a key factor in the overall success of any business.

What can franchisees expect?
• Excellent cash flow from an early stage – clients pay for your services in advance
• Fully inclusive 5-day training course at a high-quality facility
• Enhanced Support Program for at least 3 months to help you win your first clients with weekly calls from one of our Director’s to guide and mentor you onto success
• Full access to the Career Buddies Coaching and Consulting, Operations, Projects and Workshop systems
• Work with SME clients that you choose within your local area or remotely – you decide where you want to target your business
• Unlimited support from Head Office
• Attendance at regular Head Office events
• Ongoing training to include new materials developed
• Initial supply of stationary and supplies
• Your own Career Buddies website, training courses including landing pages, prebuilt and personalised to you.

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    Tareq Shaheen

    CEO: CareerBuddies