Many veterans enter the workforce with specific skills and advantages that make them uniquely qualified to open a franchise. It’s a lucrative opportunity for those with the desire and access to funding. Use these resources to learn more about the process and pitfalls that go with owning and operating a franchise.
- Is business ownership right for you?
- Avoid these 5 pitfalls when buying a franchise
- Connecting with the franchise that’s right for you
There is an old saying about franchising – “In franchising you’re in business for yourself, but never by yourself.” This is certainly true whether you are selling batteries or cutting grass. Franchising lets people own their own businesses, but also gives them the backing of larger organizations...
By Rick Jones, vice president of sales at RecruitMilitary and a former master gunnery sergeant in the United States Marine Corps
I ENCOURAGE JOB SEEKERS to use this guide to learn about franchising and the opportunities available in franchising.
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By David E. Omholt, a franchise advisor with Veteran Franchise Centers (VFC) – a RecruitMilitary strategic partner. VFC offers a free service to veterans looking to learn more about the franchise buying process and options in the market. Omholt is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and a...
While the military is, of course, much harsher than the world of entrepreneurship, the two do share some similarities.
In both, anything can happen — often with little or no notice — and that’s why military veterans are so good at adapting under pressure once they embark on a career in business....
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