Becoming a Millennial Business Owner

Many young men and women dream to one day own their own business. Whether they take over a family business or begin their own adventure, millennials want to make a difference. It’s no secret, young professionals these days have high expectations and aspirations.

Growing up with innovative technology and high-tech discoveries, younger generations are using technology as an advancement to optimize business. Millennials have technology on their side growing up with constantly evolving products.

According to a recent Bank of America report, the future looks bright for young business owners.  Millennials are the next “big thing” when it comes to entrepreneurship. The report also mentions Millennials and Gen Xers rated themselves significantly higher than Baby Boomers on the tech savvy scale.TMAAT028-2257991982-O

Owning a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise is a perfect opportunity for young, driven, tech savvy individuals. The franchising concept is predicated on time- and franchise-tested business models with the latest in tools and programs expected by their leaders. The flow of information into central databases exists in order to leverage business intelligence system-wide, not to mention automation of point-of-sale systems, marketing tools to understand how best to reach core audiences, vast opportunities to achieve economies of scale, and more are all givens within the game. Franchising is a unique opportunity to advance your career quickly and be part of something proven with a lower risk compared to facilitating a start-up.

Bryan Jones, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Lafayette, La., Franchisee recently became a franchise owner after working his way up in the system and learning various job roles, which will greatly benefit him as he transitions to business owner.

“After seeing the unbelievable growth and the opportunities TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® had to offer, I decided to forego law school and see where the moving business would take me,” he said. “Shortly after I became the operations manager, I transitioned into the role of general manager. I knew becoming a franchisee was too great of an opportunity to pass up. My then franchisee, Joseph South, and I became partners and opened a nearby location in Lafayette.”

As a young professional, Bryan has taken full advantage of a franchising opportunity and hasn’t looked back. The attraction of franchising to millennials is evident. This is why franchisors and businesses are beginning to target younger generations for business growth and entrepreneurship opportunities. Their confidence in business systems and the economy, as well as their tech savvy abilities, make them perfect candidates to become small business owners.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® always seeks young, tech savvy businessmen and businesswomen to grow and expand the brand nationally. The franchisor, which is usually hIntervieweadquartered under a roof to centralize processes and people, provides all of the tools and resources already set in place for franchisees to utilize. The corporate IT team is also a great resource for any tech questions on various system platforms. No need to worry about buying a software package to run your franchise, the Home Office team has already designed and built one for you.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s information technology team really takes away the worry from you,” said IT Director Jake Gaitan. “Everything is cloud-based. All you need is a computer and an Internet connection.”

How cool is that?

Millennials are the perfect candidates to start a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise and optimize the business to its fullest potential. Millennials are “… the most powerful of US economic players,” said Jeff Fromm in Marketing Tips for Winning with Millennials in the December Issue of Franchising Wrld.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® recognizes young talent! Nearly 19 percent of system franchisees are under the age of 35. We would love to see that number increase in upcoming years! Franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® creates endless opportunities, growth, and potential for your career.

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