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More than one million veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will enter the workforce in the next five years. Rather than attempt to elbow their way into the tight job market, some veterans are pursuing franchising because it mimics the rule based system they grew accustomed to in the military.
Many veterans face a tough time finding work when they re-enter the civilian world. A former Army man himself, Jerry Flanagan started a junk removal franchise to do something about the problema.
According to the American Council on Education, approximately 1.5 million service members will be transitioning out of the military in the next three to five years and will be seeking employment opportunities. Owning a home-based franchise provides veterans flexibility to maximize family time while earning a living.
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A former military veteran is paying it forward by building a national franchising company. Called JDog Junk Removal & Hauling, it franchises exclusively to veterans and military families.
(Honolulu, HI) – In Hawaiian culture, the concept of Ohana—family—is an invaluable one. When Mary Whitworth opened her EmbroidMe franchise to serve the needs of Eastern Oahu, she did so out of a sense of obligation to her ohana. Whitworth and her husband, John, opened the business to create a legacy for their son.
U.S. Army Veteran Keith Orr Recognized Nationally for Outstanding Success with Home Repair and Handyman Services Franchise
With the New Year comes resolutions and CruiseOne®, the nation’s largest home-based and military-friendly franchise travel agent network as part of World Travel Holdings, has resolved that in 2014 military veterans and active-duty military spouses will make up at least 25 percent of its franchise network by the end of the year, an increase of nearly 10 percent.
Exclusive Opportunities Available for Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Economy
Honest-1 Auto Care, the only national full-service auto repair and maintenance franchise that is 100 percent ESA® Certified Eco-Friendly, today announced it is offering a discount of more than 15 percent on franchises for qualified military veterans.
Darryl Gaddis, owner of Noah's Ark Business Group and Jaws Jumbo Burgers, announced that he's making Jaws an veterans-owned-and-operated concept, an idea he will eventually take to gas stations, supermarkets, and food manufacturing.
WSI is an international network in existence for 15 years. Being the world’s largest Internet consulting firm, WSI has been ranked as the #1 Internet Market Services Franchise in Entrepreneur Magazine’s January 2010 Franchise 500 – an honor maintained for 10 years in a row. Additionally, WSI ranks #13 in the Top Home Based Franchises and among the top 50 Americas Top Global Franchises. WSI is also ranked 56th in the Top 500 listing for internet marketing services with more than 1500 consultants in over 80 countries. The WSI brand possesses 17 production centers spread through out the world, permitting clients to develop coherent strategies for targeted markets
Since launching The Investing in America campaign in August, WSI has been receiving a strong response from American Veterans. WSI is now proud to welcome another Marine to the family, Marcus Henry.
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If you are in Washington DC April 9 – 11, 2010, The Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) would like to cordially invite you and all Veterans, Uniform Personnel, and families to attend a "FREE" Franchise Expo.
Cruise Planners/American Express, the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, donated $18,000 to the Fisher House Foundation as part of its CP Cares initiative. The funds were collected at the company’s annual convention late last year through Cruise Planners t-shirt sales and a silent auction.
Veterans can start new business with additional 25 percent off in honor of Veterans DayFort Lauderdale, Fla. – November 5, 2009 – Cruise Planners/American...