May 17, 2012 // Franchising.com // MISSION VIEJO, Calif. – TeamLogic IT, a leading national provider of comprehensive computer-based services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has been named a top Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs magazine for 2012.
The magazine’s prestigious Military Friendly Franchises® list identifies franchises that demonstrate the best military recruiting practices in the nation. This honor ranks TeamLogic IT in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide.
“Being named as a top Military Friendly Franchise is very humbling,” TeamLogic IT President Chuck Lennon said. “Our nation’s veterans have sacrificed so much to preserve our freedom. Providing them with an opportunity that will help smoothly transition them into civilian life and the working world is the least we can do. Our veterans program provides veterans with the tools, resources, and personnel necessary to launch and develop a TeamLogic IT franchise.”
Recognizing the high unemployment rate among veterans and challenges they face in returning to civilian life, TeamLogic IT launched its veterans program in January 2012. The program waives the $40,000 franchise fee for up to 10 qualified U.S. military veterans throughout 2012.
With a focus on “veterans hiring veterans,” the program includes a partnership with CompTIA—a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of information technology (IT) professionals and companies—and its Creating IT Futures Foundation to leverage its IT-Ready Apprentice Program, which will help these new franchisees hire trained technicians who are also military veterans. Additionally, the program will financially support franchisees by subsidizing all costs associated with technician recruitment, training, certification, and online mentoring.
“The Military Friendly Franchises list was created three years ago out of demand from military veterans, many of whom want to start or own their own business but are unclear where to begin,” G.I. Jobs director Sean Collins said. “Being selected as a Military Friendly Franchise places TeamLogic IT in this elite group, and is a testimony to its world class programs and policies that support military veterans interested in franchise opportunities.”
The Military Friendly Franchises list is determined through extensive research by the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Franchises team, which included a comprehensive survey of more than 4,000 franchises. The survey questioned the following key areas in each franchise system: the number and percent of veteran-owned franchises, programs and policies in place that measure a franchise’s non-financial efforts to recruit and retain military veterans, and a franchise’s financial efforts to recruit and retain military veterans.
Veterans interested in joining TeamLogic IT should visit the “Franchise Opportunities” section of www.teamlogicit.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Victoria Brox at 866-TeamLogicIT and identify themselves as a U.S. military veteran.
TeamLogic IT is a leading national provider of comprehensive computer-based services for managing information technology (IT) for today’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). With more than 50 offices nationwide, TeamLogic IT provides outsourced IT services that address the needs of most computer networks and systems, including networking, security, data, and email services, as well as hardware and software support. By focusing on preventing IT disaster through its unique managed services program called SystemWatch IT®, TeamLogic IT has become the trusted “IT Partner” for thousands of SMBs throughout the United States. In addition, TeamLogic IT was ranked top in the technology category of Franchise Business Review’s 2012 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards. TeamLogic IT is owned by Franchise Services, Inc. (FSI), a management company that owns the franchise brands Sir Speedy, PIP Printing and Marketing Services, Signal Graphics and MultiCopy. For further information regarding TeamLogic IT, visit http://www.TeamLogicIT.com. For further information on the TeamLogic IT franchise opportunity, visit http://www.franserv.com/TeamLogicIT.
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