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Houston to Host Job Fair for Veterans on March 27

RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for veterans, at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Chevron will sponsor the event, which will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 
 
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
PRLog - Feb. 21, 2014 - LOVELAND, Ohio -- 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 Minute Maid Park in Houston on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Chevron will sponsor the event, which 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; Chevron Corporation; The Home Depot; H & E Equipment Services, Inc.; DeVry University; Federal Aviation Administration; Schlumberger; GE Oil & Gas; Niagara Bottling; The Kroger Co.; National Oilwell Varco; Envirotest, LTD; New Horizons; Thermo-Temp, Inc.; Troops to Teachers; Grand Canyon University; Boardwalk Pipeline Partners; The Brickman Group; Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company; Plastipak Packaging; Masterworks International; Petro Log International, Inc.; Comcast; Oak Farms Dairy; Enterprise Products; Stripes LLC; AutoNation; TD Industries; Harris County Sheriff's Office; Culinary Institute LeNotre; Groendyke Transport, Inc.; My Computer Career; Baytown Police Department; eAuth.com; Express Energy; Comcar Industries; TJX Companies, Inc.; Dallas Baptist University; Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol; Snap Fitness, Inc.; Aviation Institute of Maintenance; Veolia ES Industrial Services; Grocers Supply; Heavy Construction Academy; The Art Institutes; Sanderson Farms, Inc.; Mustang Caterpillar; Oklahoma College of Construction; 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 (August 7, 2014; December 4, 2014), Indianapolis (July 10, 2014), Jacksonville (November 6, 2014), Kansas City (September 25, 2014), Las Vegas (December 11, 2014), Los Angeles (June 19, 2014; October 23, 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), 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 (June 26, 2014).

RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006.

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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 57,000 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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