Veterans The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Veterans en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Franchise Players: How I 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. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Army Vet Finds a New Team as a Marco's Pizza Multi-Unit Franchisee Returning to civilian life, Joe Walker found both comradery and a commitment to integrity in franchising. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:49:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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 Lida Citroën 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 Molly Blake 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Kate Taylor 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 Joe Prusha 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 Kate Taylor 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 Greg Coleman 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 Tracy Stapp Herold 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 Brian Patrick Eha