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U.S. Chamber and RecruitMilitary to Produce Veteran Job Fair in Minneapolis on August 7

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a job fair for veterans at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 
 
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
PRLog - Jun. 27, 2014 - LOVELAND, Ohio -- Cincinnati, OH – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a job fair for veterans and other men and women with military backgrounds at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. RecruitMilitary,in partnership with the APi Group and University of Phoenix, 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.

This event, a Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo, is part of a nationwide initiative to increase the hiring of veterans and military spouses by producing special career fair hiring events. The U.S. Chamber launched the Hiring Our Heroes initiative in March 2011.

RecruitMilitary and the Chamber expect more than 40 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Schlumberger; Lockheed Martin; General Electric; Xcel Energy; The Home Depot; DeVry University; Wells Fargo; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway; Capital One; APi Group; University of Phoenix; Liberty International; Roto-Rooter; Allianz Life Insurance Company; Find the Good Life In North Dakota; Mayo Clinic; Gypsum Management & Supply, Inc.; CBRE; Twin City Fan Companies; Transport America; Thomson Reuters; The Mosaic Company; Northwestern Mutual; Academy College; TCF Bank; Core Link Surgical; Room & Board; Prudential Insurance Company; First Command Financial Planning; PSSI - Packers Sanitation Services, Inc.; Oklahoma College of Construction; G4S Secure Solutions (USA); HDR Engineering, Inc.; Heavy Construction Academy; and The Art Institutes.

The U.S. Chamber (http://www.uschamber.com) is the world’s largest business federation, representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. The Chamber’s mission is “to advance human progress through an economic, political, and social system based on individual freedom, incentive, initiative, opportunity, and responsibility.”

RecruitMilitary has scheduled the following additional veteran hiring events through 2014: Atlanta (October 30, 2014), Baltimore (October 2, 2014), Boston (September 4, 2014), Charlotte (November 13, 2014), Chicago (October 9, 2014), Cincinnati (October 2, 2014), Columbus (July 24, 2014), Dallas (November 13, 2014), Denver (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 (October 23, 2014), Nashville (August 14, 2014), New Orleans (September 18, 2014), New York (September 18, 2014), Norfolk (November 20, 2014), Oakland (October 9, 2014), Philadelphia (November 6, 2014), Phoenix (October 16, 2014), Pittsburgh (October 16, 2014), Richmond (August 21, 2014), San Antonio (September 11, 2014), San Diego (August 14, 2014; December 4, 2014), Seattle (November 20, 2014), Tampa (August 28, 2014), and Washington, D.C. (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 700,000 registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 65,000 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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