Veterans http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/veterans The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Veterans en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT 10 Things Veterans Want Hiring Managers to Know About Them 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. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235754 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235754 Lida Citroën 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. Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234975 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234975 Molly Blake West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life. Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising Charles Fisher discovered Massage Envy Spa while heading home from serving in Iraq. The rest is franchising history. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234839 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234839 Kate Taylor Charles Fisher discovered Massage Envy Spa while heading home from serving in Iraq. The rest is franchising history. Franchise Players: This Man Signed His Franchise Agreement While Serving in Baghdad Chris Gately's first steps to become a Workout Anytime franchisee began while he was serving in the military. Fri, 30 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234360 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234360 Kate Taylor Chris Gately's first steps to become a Workout Anytime franchisee began while he was serving in the military. Franchise Players: The Challenges of Finding Funding For National Guard veteran Steve Grimes, the most surprising challenge in opening his franchise was finding funding. Thu, 29 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234214 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234214 Kate Taylor For National Guard veteran Steve Grimes, the most surprising challenge in opening his franchise was finding funding. Franchise Players: A Bronze Star Recipient Recovers From Brain Trauma, Becomes a Franchisee 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.' Wed, 28 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234210 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234210 Kate Taylor 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.' Franchise Players: A Veteran Couple Finds a New Team in Franchising Chuck and Denise Kerr learned the value of teamwork in the military. Now, their bringing it to their burger franchise. Mon, 26 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234175 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234175 Kate Taylor Chuck and Denise Kerr learned the value of teamwork in the military. Now, their bringing it to their burger franchise. Franchise Players: The Military Taught Me to Think On My Feet 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. Sat, 24 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234177 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234177 Kate Taylor 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. Franchise Players: How This Veteran Is Helping Other Vets Find the Right Franchise Gordon Dupries helps future veteran franchisees get started on the right foot with the Boot to Business program. Fri, 23 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234174 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234174 Kate Taylor Gordon Dupries helps future veteran franchisees get started on the right foot with the Boot to Business program. Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges. Fri, 23 May 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234143 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234143 Geoff Weiss While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges. Franchise Players: Balancing Lives as a National Guard Pilot and a Pet Store Franchisee Dave O'Brien is a busy man, serving in the military while running three Pet Supplies Plus locations. Fri, 16 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233905 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233905 Kate Taylor Dave O'Brien is a busy man, serving in the military while running three Pet Supplies Plus locations. Franchise Players: Why Vets and Franchising Go Hand in Hand 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. Tue, 06 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233610 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233610 Kate Taylor 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. Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233253 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233253 Kate Taylor After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee. Why Athletes and Veterans Make Incredible Franchisees Hardworking, creative and team-oriented, military personnel and athletes have entrepreneurial skills that are an asset to any franchise. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232640 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232640 Joe Prusha Hardworking, creative and team-oriented, military personnel and athletes have entrepreneurial skills that are an asset to any franchise. Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising After 24 years in the U.S. Army, Ron Adams put the skills he gained as a drill sergeant to use as a franchisee. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232404 Kate Taylor After 24 years in the U.S. Army, Ron Adams put the skills he gained as a drill sergeant to use as a franchisee. Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Turned Military Lessons Into Business Success Andrew Wilson hasn't let the fact that he’s spent five of the last 10 years deployed slow him down as a franchisee. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231816 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231816 Kate Taylor Andrew Wilson hasn't let the fact that he’s spent five of the last 10 years deployed slow him down as a franchisee. From Flying in the Military to Launching a Business How one military man's experience prepared him for the entrepreneurial life. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231269 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231269 Greg Coleman How one military man's experience prepared him for the entrepreneurial life. 75 Franchises Helping Pay Back Veterans Around 64,000 veterans started careers in franchising in recent years. That's due in no small part to franchisors ramping up their efforts to recruit veterans, who many consider ideal franchisees thanks to their training and experience working within a disciplined system. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229366 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229366 Tracy Stapp Herold Around 64,000 veterans started careers in franchising in recent years. That's due in no small part to franchisors ramping up their efforts to recruit veterans, who many consider ideal franchisees thanks to their training and experience working within a disciplined system. By the Numbers: U.S. Veteran-Owned Businesses (Infographic) Veterans turn to entrepreneurship at greater rates than the rest of the population. Here's what that means for America. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229886 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229886 Brian Patrick Eha Veterans turn to entrepreneurship at greater rates than the rest of the population. Here's what that means for America. What I Learned From the Military: Business Lessons From 8 Veterans in Franchising This Veterans Day, veterans in franchising look back on what the military taught them about entrepreneurship. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229866 Kate Taylor This Veterans Day, veterans in franchising look back on what the military taught them about entrepreneurship.