Entrepreneur: The Service Industry: Why Veterans Are Flocking to the Franchise World
Entrepreneur: The Service Industry: Why Veterans Are Flocking to the Franchise World

Signal 88 Security has found success in creating career opportunities for veterans both as franchisees and employees.

The very nature of the franchise industry makes it an attractive career for veterans after they serve, and franchise concepts like Omaha-based Signal 88 Security have found success in providing a great opportunity for vets both as franchisees and employees. In a recent article in Entrepreneur Magazine, they noted that according to the International Franchise Association, 14 percent of franchisees are veterans.

"The franchise model works for veterans because you join back into that close-knit camaraderie we're used to," Brian Hannon, Operations Manager for the Signal 88 Security franchise in Sarasota, Florida, owned by franchisee Tim Robinson, told Entrepreneur.

Veteran-owned franchise businesses are 30 percent more likely to hire fellow veterans, according to a VetFran survey.

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