- Sep. 12, 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 on the Chicago Campus of DeVry University on Thursday, October 13. 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 take place in the Student Academic Center from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
The company expects more than 30 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Amtrak, Argosy University, Career Education Corporation, Citizens Financial Group Inc., DeVry University, First Investors Corporation, Grand Canyon University, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, New Horizons Learning Center, Ohio Center for Broadcasting, SGS North America Inc., Strayer University, The Art Institutes, USAA, Verizon Wireless, Waste Management Inc., and Woodward MPC.
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 12 additional Expos for 2011 and more than 60 events for 2012. Those events will take place in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (on April 5 and October 11, 2012), Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Miami, Minneapolis, Mobile, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, Oakland, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Saint Louis, San Antonio, San Diego, Seattle/Tacoma, Shreveport, Tampa, and Washington.
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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 430,000 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.