Executive search includes helping people achieve all that they can in their careers. It’s a very rewarding profession – but it isn’t easy.

Only the world’s most motivated, entrepreneurial-minded professionals have what it takes to start a successful MRINetwork® franchise. Our Enterpriser Package gives elite, experienced recruiters and driven professionals who are new to the industry the opportunity to step away from the corporate world and into their own recruiting businesses.


Many firms try to tackle this industry alone, and many of them fail. MRINetwork has over 50 years of experience and nearly 400 offices spanning four continents. Our members are backed by a global Network with the reach and expertise to ensure they establish rewarding and enduring professional services businesses within the executive search and recruiting industry.


  • The U.S. staffing industry is huge and continues to grow – driven by robust GDP growth creating demand for direct hire and contingent workers.
  • It is a $148 B industry – and it’s expected to increase at a 4% rate in 2019. 
  • 57% of U.S. staffing industry revenue is generated in professional staffing categories.
  • Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will retire each day through 2020. 
  • MRINetwork was named one of the top three providers of direct hire by Staffing Industry. Analysts in its “Largest Direct Hire Firms in the United States” listing.
  • In 2018, Forbes.com ranked MRINetwork in the top tier of 250 executive search firms, defined as companies that place executives in positions with at least $100,000 in annual pay.


  • We’re a global company – MRINetwork can operate from almost anywhere in the world. MRI doesn't limit you to restrictive territories.
  • Low overhead and investment costs.
  • Recruiting experience is not necessary – new franchise owners can recruit within the industries they know best.
  • Scalable. Each member decides how large their business grows. Today's current offices range from 1 to 50+ employees.
  • Create a unique culture. Each franchise is independently owned and operated, allowing owners to build work environments that fit their preferred styles and maximize productivity.

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Below are some of the most common frequently asked questions we receive.

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  1. What is the franchise fee and total investment required?

    In the U.S. the franchise fee is $40,000 plus an additional $18,000 required fee for services,  but may be discounted based on military veteran status. The ideal candidate will have $100,000+ liquid capital, a net worth of $300,000 and top tier credit rating. We understand each franchise candidate's situation is unique, therefore we examine a variety of factors such as liabilities and credit scores.

  2. What does the MRINetwork franchise include?

    We offer a full-service franchise in the direct hire, search and contract staffing industry. The franchise fee includes your training, field support, recruiting software, digital and marketing tools, an array of vendor discounts, and more!

  3. Is financing available?

    MRINetwork has relationships with third party lenders, allowing you to choose from SBA-backed loans, 401K rollovers and more.

  4. What industry does MRINetwork specialize in?

    You can choose! We help coach and guide you in this area, but it's your choice. Our franchise offices specialize in hundreds of industries around the world. Many of our owners and recruiters leverage their backgrounds, combining in-depth industry understanding and the knowledge of who is who in the discipline. You may also have a passion for a new focus or a hot industry - in either case, we will help you explore and tap into that market.


Up to the challenge? Let's do this together.

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