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Veteran Job Fair in Washington, D.C. on March 20

RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for veterans and those with military backgrounds, at the Washington Hilton,1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 14, 2014 - PRLog -- 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  the Washington Hilton,1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 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 35 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are USAA; Lockheed Martin; Department of Agricultural Farm Service Agency; Intelsat; The Home Depot; DeVry University; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide; NJVC; Ulta; Stratford University; First Data Corp.; Comcast; Paul Hastings LLP; George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates; Da Vita; Westat; First Command Financial Planning; The Advisory Board Company; Visa; Prudential Financial; Lieberman & Mark; Extra Income Opportunities; Argosy University; District of Columbia Army National Guard; Johns Hopkins Carey Business School; NCI Information Systems, Inc.; Heavy Construction Academy; Aviation Institute of Maintenance; The Art Institutes; and Trident University International.

In addition, USAA’s local Wealth Management team is presenting a seminar prior to the career fair at 10:00 a.m. The seminar is titled “Practical Advice for All Stages of Retirement Planning.” All veterans are welcome to attend this session intended to provide information for veterans and spouses as they consider their future retirement.

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

RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006.


The company also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of more than 660,000 registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 59,000 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.

RecruitMilitary’s website has received two consecutive User’s Choice Awards from Weddle’s (http://www.weddles.com) for 2013 and 2014. Weddle’s is 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.

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 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.”

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