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

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A Sense of Camraderie

JDog Junk Removal & Hauling is a national company that awards franchises exclusively to military veterans and veteran family members – people who understand the notions of service to our country, hard work, and dedication. Of the current franchisees, 82 percent are former military, and the...

Franchising, July-August 2016

A Future in Project Management

Vets2PM trains veterans to obtain the Project Management Professional credential and prepares them for a hiring interview with a two-page executive resume and an interview-skills workshop. In addition, it offers lifetime job coaching and placement assistance.

Vets2PM is a Service-Disabled...

Franchising, May-June 2016

Your Research Guide to Franchise Ownership

Use this guide to learn about franchising and the opportunities available in franchising.

Search & Employ®, Franchising, May-June 2016

Flexibility - A Key to Successful Entrepreneurship

Leadership, commitment, a strategic mindset – great qualities for veterans to bring to the world of entrepreneurship. And a fourth quality can be every bit as valuable – flexibility. That quality separates the United States armed forces from those of other nations: American combat leaders are...

Search & Employ®, Franchising, March-April 2016