Mom Corps Opens its First 10 Franchises in Less than a Year

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Employers are taking advantage of Mom Corps' flexible hiring during these turbulent economic times

Mom Corps announced today the opening of four more franchises, marking major success and incredible growth in the company during the past year while so many businesses still struggle to survive.

2009 brought the launch of the new franchise arm of Mom Corps, taking the business to the next level, and continuing their exponential growth as six franchises opened.. Today, four more franchises are being added in Austin, Akron, Minneapolis, and Seattle.

"Mom Corps is a perfect business model given the current economic climate," said Allison O'Kelly, the company's CEO. "Our initial fees are low and as we are a home-based service business, ongoing operating costs are minimal. Potential franchisees are passionate about our service and we make the cost of entry and operation doable even in this economy."

Mom Corps is a premier staffing solution, allowing companies direct access to experienced talent unavailable through traditional employment channels. They provide alternatives to companies who are looking for temporary or on demand employees. Mom Corps is also a great resource for those who have lost their jobs and to people re-entering the job market.

O'Kelly says while companies are still not yet ready to hire a slew of permanent employees, they are strategically hiring temps/contractors for their businesses. She adds that Mom Corps' clients are really seeing the value in hiring experienced professionals on a project basis.

In the past year, Mom Corps also established franchises in Miami, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Charlotte and Northern Virginia, in addition to their online web presence and existing corporate office in Boston.

With the launch of its franchise arm, Mom Corps has tapped into an ever growing pool of experienced, educated professionals seeking flexible, career alternatives.

"We are excited to take the business to the next level and continue our growth through our franchise program," says O'Kelly. "Franchising is as much a financial strategy to allow Mom Corps to grow quickly across the country as it is a recruitment strategy to attract motivated, invested franchisees to Mom Corps and provide them with flexibility in turn."

Research has indicated that flexible, on demand positions are a continuing trend around the country, saving employers money while still hiring top tier professionals.
Some agencies, particularly those that specialize in filling part-time positions, are doing well, Inc. Magazine reported in June. They reported this sector, the largest within employment services - should continue to generate the most new jobs in this industry. Those agencies that position themselves to take advantage of changes in the workforce by specializing in locating positions that offer flexible schedules, for example, are well-positioned to succeed.

Mom Corps, founded in July 2005, provides professionals with tools and information to evaluate their career choices. In just five years, Mom Corps' roster has grown to more than 40,000 candidates nationwide and its client base has expanded to several hundred companies, including Fortune 500 firms.

O'Kelly, a Harvard MBA and mother of two, has partnered Mom Corps with some of the nation's most prestigious corporations including KPMG, Home Depot, Wachovia, and General Electric. O'Kelly has her sights set on having 25 franchises by year's end.

Mom Corps is recruiting additional franchisees throughout the United States and will help qualified individuals start their own Mom Corps business, leveraging the nationally-recognized Mom Corps® brand and its resources.

For more information on Mom Corps, go to http://www.momcorps.com. For media inquiries or to learn more about franchising contact Nanette Noffsinger at nanette(at)burkehollowmedia(dot)com.

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