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We have one joining us right now.
In fact -- UPS store is it very military friendly franchise.
So -- talk about all of this right now.
With our next guest who is joining us -- via Skype from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania we have -- Collins -- president of victory media as well as director of the initiative GI jobs thank you for coming on how are you.
Thank you pleasure to clear all right so what is -- media and GI jobs.
-- what we produced.
Transparent data driven resources or transition service members take that next step facility success.
And -- by the way for everything that you've done.
So bush franchises are are friendly to military veterans -- it's interesting -- a lot of companies are not -- -- would think that they would be but they're not and some are much more than others so let's talk about the positives first.
Sure absolutely well featured was this -- many household names like anytime fitness.
-- on data for green mountain coffee and US -- and it's important to point out that.
-- data driven resource does the byproduct.
And independents surveyed -- administered annually so.
Only those franchises that are doing -- those who recruit and retain veterans as owner operators are the ones that are featured.
OK and outward showing it a list on our screen right now so we -- green beans coffee the UPS store with mailbox X xetra.
-- in sub Scott father's pizza.
Rooter which I've actually never heard of you know you.
Very easily say that.
The best business school as the military -- Sure and why is that.
Absolutely well no matter what -- specialty a pattern hat in the military goalie comes on imagine your oil equipment -- accomplished and mission.
And the same can be said for running it's all -- -- today's service more than anytime in history here requires.
Our -- in uniform that independent and that -- thinking and huge resources efficiently.
And that's -- really great resonate for owning and operating office.
Right -- it sounds so so what are the the resistance that you often say.
-- here do you ever say here are PL RC resistance.
For hiring veterans.
You know not so much resistance for hiring -- I I I think guys historically the challenges and making veterans aware that that franchising is is a great opportunity and is a win -- and not on one hand.
-- -- service members who open a franchise are given arrest you perceive that.
And really need to apply that guilt that they already happened determination and drive -- -- Monday.
Other and franchise stores -- -- as they're gaining someone with operational skills and tremendous work ethic.
And that leads -- -- probability of excess.
There's there's no doubt in this type of economies start up capital and and liquidity in the consideration.
So if I had to point to any constraint.
On -- service members and it may not be considering opening a franchise.
I would just say that that coincide Landes are less and the out Echelon and it's better and open up a franchise.
We also work with funding alternatives -- -- for a Waikiki versions.
And crowds are responding they'll get more folks in uniform Indo French as it.
-- -- what is crowd source funding for our viewers.
Joy dot -- sort funding.
Individuals existing networks and social media you -- make others -- where there interest and their background and have people pledge.
-- funds towards opening up its.
You know what what other surprising -- for your views today maybe how many people are actually -- employed by better got a franchise.
I don't this study in 2007 by price water out -- that there is 66000.
Better known franchises in the US.
Which is approximately 13% of all franchise businesses that those provide over a 100000 people job.
I first -- better and working at a franchise as an operator and accumulating debt is -- experience and accumulating capital.
They're great how is this ownership -- -- that operator owner.
And we see tremendous demand -- franchises to hire veterans for the same reason based eat better and good as franchise -- Thank you so much Sean Collins -- president victory music media and director of yet jobs thanks for joining us thanks for all the -- you.
And we should definitely keep.
Hiring veterans whenever possible thanks for bringing us all that information and thank everybody for joining us today --
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