Choose your path to Recruitment Franchise Ownership

Change your life by becoming an Express Franchise Owner.

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Express Employment Professionals is the #1 global recruitment franchise.

Make a move to franchising and be your own boss. No matter your background, there’s a way to make your dream of owning an Express recruitment franchise a reality. Explore our three paths to ownership and choose the one that is the best fit based on your skills and experience.
Recruit to own

Recruit to Own

An innovative program to support experienced recruitment professionals towards business ownership.
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Put your business acumen to work and invest in your own recruitment franchise.
Team With Express

Team with Express

Convert your existing recruitment franchise into an Express franchise.

Own with an experienced global industry leader.

We’re driven to be the best of the best. Our numbers prove it.


Global Staffing Franchise

We’re repeatedly ranked top franchise to own by industry leaders.


In 5 Countries

We’re growing globally with markets available worldwide.


Market Share

The employment industry is a growth business constantly in demand.


Years Of Success

Our proven business model is resilient in any economy.


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Franchise Owners love what they do and our award-winning support.

Figures are expressed in U.S. dollars and represent revenues of franchisees operating in the United States and Canada under similar (but not the same) franchise agreements. They are not intended to reflect your potential earnings in Australia or New Zealand.
1 For territories open more than 24 months, average sales in 2022 were $6,497,275. First-year offices averaged $1,080,407 according to Item 19 in the Franchise Disclosure Document
2 According to the 2022 Express Pros Research Report

Gary Norris
“Investing in Express was a smart choice. I have the independence and autonomy of running a business knowing I’ll be backed by a Franchisor that always puts Franchisees first.”
Sylvia Elix,
Express Employment Franchise Owner, Canberra ACT

Recruit to Own

Unlock your potential with our recruit to own program

The Express Recruite to Own Program is unique and offered to experienced recruitment professionals who want to own their own business. You won’t find this opportunity anywhere else — and is designed to develop the leadership and business skills needed to become a successful Franchise Owner.
Network & learn from leaders

If you qualify, you will:

The goal is to finish the program in 12 months and be promoted into franchise ownership of your territory. During this transition, you will receive access to all the support we offer our Franchise Owners.

Here is a quick overview of the recruit to own Program

Colin Ongley, General Manager, Express Employment Professionals
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Traditional Ownership

Transform your life through franchise ownership

The traditional franchise model requires an initial investment of $170K – $225K and follows our traditional path to ownership.
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This includes:

Once you are awarded the franchise, you will have the opportunity to scale a business that makes a positive impact in the lives of others as well as your local community.

Why launching an Express franchise was a smart decision

Hear from Franchise Owner Sylvia Elix.
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Team with Express

Spark growth when you team with Express

Take your established recruitment company to the next level when you partner with Express. Working IN the business and spend more time working ON your business and what you love — building meaningful relationships.
We’ll take care of:
Lead and grow your team with our:

She converted her recruitment company to Express and never looked back

Hear from Franchise Owner Terry Lukas
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