When I was in school, we learned about finding the “right” company to work for when we graduated. We were told to find a place that reflected our individual values and helped to nurture our professional ones. It all seemed like a bunch of talk when I was sitting on the receiving end, but now that I am experiencing it, I can see just how valuable that advice was.
Last Thursday, Tim Davis, vice president of operations for The UPS Store franchise network, announced that The UPS Store will be extending approximately $300,000 more in financial incentives for up to 10 qualified U.S. military veterans interested in opening a new The UPS Store franchise location. This commitment is part of “Operation Enduring Opportunity,” a national initiative to recruit or hire as many as 75,000 military veterans and their family members by the end of 2014. These discounts are in addition to the almost $1 million in discounts The UPS Store has already given to veterans since 2004 through its participation with the International Franchise Association’s VetFran program.