Emerging Stronger from COVID with Text Recruiting and Workstream.us

Desmond Lim is the co-founder and CEO of Workstream.us. A former restaurant operator and the first in his family to immigrate to the United State and attend college. A graduate of MIT and Harvard University, Desmond has helped hundreds of franchisees from Dunkin’ and other major brands with HR issues, recruiting, technology and software. When…

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Franchisee Transactions with Advantage Wealth Solutions: What your CPA Doesn’t Know (or Isn’t Telling You)!

 This presentation covers investment and tax strategies that may allow more of your capital work for you. Content will include reviewing events that might trigger personal and/or corporate tax liabilities, current tax policy and non-product specific solutions meant to mitigate those taxes. Kyle Kadish, the President of Advantage Wealth Solutions, conducts this program along…

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Still Learning After all These Years

Steve Catalano applies lessons learned over three decades in the Dunkin’ system After 30 years in the business, it’s safe to say that Steve Catalano knows a thing or two about donuts and Dunkin’. He started baking donuts at a Mister Donut owned by his father, Frank Catalano, at night while attending Westfield State University,…

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Former Dunkin’ CEO Shares History, Memories and Lessons

New book by Robert Rosenberg, son of the founder, highlights Dunkin’ Donuts’ early growth After a 35-year career devoted to the restaurant industry, it’s only fitting that Robert Rosenberg, describes his new book as “…a buffet.” “There’s something for everyone, from the hopeful entrepreneur, to the company that’s scaling, to the large company with a…

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COVID-19 Lawsuits on the Rise: 5 Steps To Minimize the Risks

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought small business numerous challenges. We can now add another to the list: Employees filing increasing numbers of COVID-19 related lawsuits. In fact, according to the Fisher Phillips Employment Litigation Tracker, as of November 1, COVID-19 related lawsuits have been filed against 950 employers. The highest number of lawsuits were filed…

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Improving Retention, Recruitment and Employee Wellness Through On-Demand Pay with Tapcheck

 The pandemic has forced you and other businesses across the United States to try and quickly adapt to the “new normal.” While layoffs and safety protocols were the initial concerns, the “new normal” presents different challenges in employee recruitment, retention and employee financial wellness. Alex Abid, Customer Success Manager for Tapcheck, Inc. will present…

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Independent Joe #64 October/November 2020

Smack in the middle of the COVID-challenged 2020 NFL season, Inspire Brands sealed the deal to acquire Dunkin’ Brands International for the phenomenal price of $11.3 billion. Congratulations to all the players on these two (soon to be one) teams. A new owner is taking over an established and successful franchised brand. What could possibly…

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Workforce Systems and Operation Done Easy with UKG

There’s an easier way to manage your workforce with HR, payroll and timekeeping solutions all in one unified paperless system. Join us for this presentation to hear from Wyclif Kpanou, Director of Business Operations for Westside Donut Ventures LLC, as he discusses how streamlining operations in his workforce increased efficiency and mobility, all while saving…

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Navigating Loss Prevention during COVID-19 with Dri Mark Products

This exceptional presentation features Keith Aubele, CPP, LPP, founder of Nav1gate, who has enjoyed a long career at Walmart as the Director of Loss Prevention & Safety and Senior Vice President of Loss Prevention & Risk at The Home Depot. Keith will be joined by Mark Dobbs, a marketing and sales executive with 40 years…

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