Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
- Sep. 13, 2012 -
CINCINNATI, OH – The military-to-
civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary and AMVETS announced today an official partnership to support active military, veterans, and their families. The partnership will provide employment resources including career hiring events, websites, job-search platforms, and print and electronic media.
“We look forward to working with this outstanding organization,”
said Drew Myers, president and CEO of RecruitMilitary and a former captain in the United States Marine Corps. “This partnership will help both AMVETS and RecruitMilitary deliver more opportunities to deserving men and women during these tough economic times. AMVETS is all about service, and so are we. Together, we will get more veterans hired.”
“For generations, AMVETS has been a leader in providing services to veterans, their families, and the communities in which they live,” said Stewart M. Hickey, national executive director of AMVETS and a former Marine Corps major. “Through its new partnership with RecruitMilitary, AMVETS will expand its offerings to address the critical issue of veteran unemployment in a truly substantive way.”
) has built an electronic platform that AMVETS will use to provide its members with a virtual career center. This platform will appear as an AMVETS page at www.recruitmilitary.com/
AMVETS and will include job search; free veteran access to Resume Best Practices, the RecruitMilitary resume writing guide; and employer and job-seeker links. In addition, RecruitMilitary will place an AMVETS logo and link on its website, and AMVETS will place a RecruitMilitary logo and link on its website (http://www.amvets.org
In select cities, AMVETS will also promote and participate in Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expos, hiring events produced by RecruitMilitary in collaboration with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uschamber.com
). These events are job fairs that are enhanced to include franchisors and educational institutions, in addition to employers. From 2006 through 2012, RecruitMilitary will have produced more than 420 Expos in over 50 cities.
RecruitMilitary will advertise in American Veteran, AMVETS’ flagship membership publication with a quarterly distribution of 200,000; and AMVETS will advertise in RecruitMilitary’
s electronic jobs newsletter, The VetTen; and in Search & Employ®, a bimonthly magazine published by RecruitMilitary. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 38,000 copies of each issue of the magazine to over 220 military bases throughout the world, National Guard and reserve forces, and job seekers who attend its Expos.
AMVETS has been a leader since 1944 in preserving the freedoms secured by America’s armed forces, AMVETS provides support for veterans and the active military in procuring their earned entitlements, as well as community service and legislative reform that enhances the quality of life for this nation’s citizens and veterans alike. AMVETS is one of the largest congressionally-
chartered veterans’ service organizations in the United States, and includes members from each branch of the military, including the National Guard and Reserves.
RecruitMilitary is the top full-service, military-to-
civilian recruiting firm in the United States. The company connects employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserve forces, and military spouses. RecruitMilitary serves veterans of all ranks and rates, and all branches of the armed forces. Its services are free to all men and women who have a military background.Photo: