News and Articles About Military Veterans
The stamina and values of veterans are major assets for every employer. Helping them make the transition from military life to civilian employment is the right thing to do.
Chris Gately's first steps to become a Workout Anytime franchisee began while he was serving in the military.
For National Guard veteran Steve Grimes, the most surprising challenge in opening his franchise was finding funding.
In the military, Nick Colgin earned a Bronze Star for saving the life of a French soldier. Now, he works as a franchisee for the 'Apple of the home industry.'
Chuck and Denise Kerr learned the value of teamwork in the military. Now, their bringing it to their burger franchise.
Jim Lager didn't have much business experience when he started in franchising. But his time in the military hard taught him one thing: how to think fast.
Gordon Dupries helps future veteran franchisees get started on the right foot with the Boot to Business program.
Hector Rodriguez tried to make on his own in the world of business. Then he realized as a franchisee he didn't have to work without support.
After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.
Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.
Last Veteran's Day, the franchise industry announced a new program for returning soldiers. We catch up on its progress.
Military talents can transfer well to guiding a team through the challenges of starting and running a small business.
Veterans have myriad opportunities for franchise success--often at special rates. Here's a look at some of the best options.
Lonnie Helgerson has headed up Ident-A-Kid, Expetec and Computer Doctor, but he's also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Helgerson's latest company combines his knowledge of both worlds.
Snap-on Tools franchisee Greg Welch puts training into action.
Bob Parsons on his unapologetic approach to business and life.