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Job Fair for Veterans Scheduled for Phoenix on October 17

The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for veterans and other men and women with military backgrounds, at U.S. Airways Center, home of the Phoenix Suns, on October 17, 2013.

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PRLog - Sep. 13, 2013 - PHOENIX -- Cincinnati, OH – The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for veterans and other men and women with military backgrounds, at U.S. Airways Center, home of the Phoenix Suns, on Thursday, October 17, 2013. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. RecruitMilitary is inviting veterans who already have civilian work experience, personnel who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, members of the National Guard and reserves, military spouses, and other military family members.

RecruitMilitary expects more than 50 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are USAA, Lockheed Martin, Chesapeake Energy Drilling Division, General Electric, Humana Military, General Dynamics C4 Systems, DeVry University, American Income Life Insurance Company, G4S Secure Solutions (USA), The Home Depot Supply and Logistics, UTC Aerospace, Wells Fargo Bank, Camelback Toyota Scion, Argosy University, Republic Services Procurement Inc., Columbia Southern University, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Prudential Financial, Heavy Construction Academy, The Home Depot, Trident University International, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Training to YOU Inc., AutoNation, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Southwest Carpenters Training Fund, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Quicken Loans, The Art Institutes, Airstreams Renewables, and Northern California College of Construction.

RecruitMilitary 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.

RecruitMilitary has scheduled the following additional veteran hiring events through 2014: Atlanta (October 31, 2013; February 20, 2014; June 26, 2014; October 30, 2014), Baltimore (May 22, 2014; October 2, 2014), Boston (April 10, 2014; September 4, 2014), Charlotte (November 21, 2013; June 5, 2014; November 13, 2014), Chicago (October 24, 2013; April 3, 2014; October 9, 2014), Cincinnati (May 29, 2014; October 2, 2014), Columbus (July 24, 2014), Dallas (November 14, 2013; March 6, 2014; July 17, 2014; November 13, 2014), Denver (April 17, 2014; September 11, 2014), Houston (December 5, 2013; March 27, 2014; August 7, 2014; December 4, 2014), Indianapolis (July 10, 2014), Jacksonville (November 7, 2013; March 27, 2014; November 6, 2014), Kansas City (September 25, 2014), Las Vegas (December 5, 2013; December 11, 2014), Los Angeles (June 19, 2014; October 23, 2014), Louisville (March 13, 2014), Miami (February 27, 2014), Minneapolis (August 7, 2014), Nashville (January 23, 2014; August 14, 2014), New Orleans (February 6, 2014; September 18, 2014), New York (May 22, 2014; September 18, 2014), Norfolk (November 21, 2013; May 15, 2014; November 20, 2014), Oakland (May 1, 2014; October 9, 2014), Oklahoma City (January 30, 2014; June 12, 2014), Orlando (April 24, 2014), Philadelphia (November 7, 2013; March 13, 2014; July 24, 2014; November 6, 2014), Phoenix (February 6, 2014; October 16, 2014), Pittsburgh (October 24, 2013; October 16, 2014), Raleigh (March 20, 2014), Richmond (August 21, 2014), Saint Louis (July 10, 2014), San Antonio (January 9, 2014; May 8, 2014; September 11, 2014), San Diego (December 12, 2013; February 27, 2014; August 14, 2014; December 4, 2014), Seattle (November 14, 2013; June 5, 2014; November 20, 2014), Tampa (October 17, 2013; January 16, 2014; August 28, 2014), and Washington (March 20, 2014; June 26, 2014).

RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006.


The company also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of more than 575,000 registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 45,000 copies of each issue of Search & Employ®, a bimonthly print magazine, to military bases throughout the world, National Guard and reserve units, job seekers who attend RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expos, and military-to-civilian recruiters nationwide. The company was founded in 1998, and is located in Loveland, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati). The CEO and president of RecruitMilitary is Peter Gudmundsson, a former officer in the United States Marine Corps.

In 2011, RecruitMilitary received the First Annual Lee Anderson Small Business Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uschamber.com). The Chamber recognized RecruitMilitary as a specific business that has “gone above and beyond to honor the sacrifices our military families make in their service to our nation.”

In 2012, RecruitMilitary received the first annual One More Way Award from The Sierra Group Foundation. The foundation established the award to recognize people or companies whose support results in awareness of, and job opportunities for, people with disabilities. The Sierra Group Foundation (http://www.thesierragroup.com/foundation.htm) is a non-profit organization whose mission is “to drive up employment for people with disabilities, including veterans.”

In 2013, RecruitMilitary’s website won a User’s Choice Award from Weddle’s (http://www.weddles.com), a publisher of guides and directories that focus on the employment-related area of the Internet. The awards are a result of a year-long annual survey conducted by Weddle’s to recognize “the elite of the online employment industry.” The judges are recruiters and job seekers who have used the sites.

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