- Sep. 6, 2011 -
Cincinnati, OH -- RecruitMilitary, a military-to-
civilian recruiting firm, will present a free civilian employment, business-ownership, and education Opportunity Expo for job seekers who have military backgrounds at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California (Greater Los Angeles), on Thursday, October 6. RecruitMilitary is inviting veterans who already have civilian work experience, men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, members of the National Guard and reserves, military spouses, and other military family members. The event will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.
RecruitMilitary expects more than 30 employers, franchisors, and educational institutions to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Argosy University, Concorde College, DeVry University, Georgia School of Construction, G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Grand Canyon University, ICDC College, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Lockheed Martin Corporation, the Los Angeles City Fire Department, the National Cemetery Administration of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Primerica, Snap-On Tools, Southern California Edison Company, T-Mobile, UEI College, Union Institute and University, the United States Department of State, and Verizon Wireless.
) will produce the Expo in cooperation with The American Legion (http://www.legion.org
), an association of veterans who served during times of war. The Legion has 2.4 million members in nearly 14,000 posts throughout the world. Congress chartered the association in 1919.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled 13 additional Expos for 2011. Those events will take place in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Miami, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, and Tacoma. The company will produce more than 60 Expos in 2012.
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This Cincinnati-based company connects employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with job seekers who have military backgrounds. All of the company’s owners, officers, senior account executives, and recruiters are either veterans or former reservists. The founder and president of RecruitMilitary is Drew Myers, formerly a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Myers founded the company in 1998. RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006. The company also offers subscriptions to its database of more than 425,000 registered candidates who have military backgrounds at http://www.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 36,000 copies of each issue of Search & Employ, a bimonthly print magazine, to over 220 military bases throughout the world, National Guard and reserve units, and job seekers who attend RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expos.