All-Veteran Career Fair Headed to Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium on September 25
RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will sponsor the event, which will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
PRLog - Aug. 22, 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 Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) 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 40 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Norfolk Southern Corporation; The Home Depot; The Kroger Co.; DeVry University; American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.; DAV; DH Pace Co/ Overhead Door of Kansas City; Bayer Corp.; Air Force Reserve; Apple, Inc.; Quintiles, Phase I Services; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway; Trident University International; Gypsum Management & Supply, Inc.; Ecolab, Inc.; Securitas Security Services, USA; Quest Diagnostics; Con-way Truckload; Core Link Surgical; First Command Financial Planning; Pinnacle Career Institute; American College of Technology; Transport Corporation of America, Inc.; Prudential Financial; Level 3 Communications; Hillshire Brands; Airstreams Renewables; World Fuel Services; Oklahoma College of Construction; Groendyke Transport, Inc.; New Horizons Computer Learning Centers; TravelCenters of America / Petro Stopping Centers; Heavy Construction Academy; Aviation Institute of Maintenance; New Horizons; and The Art Institutes.
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), Dallas (November 13, 2014), Denver (September 11, 2014), Houston (December 4, 2014), Jacksonville (November 6, 2014), Kansas City (September 25, 2014), Las Vegas (December 11, 2014), Los Angeles (October 23, 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), San Diego (December 4, 2014), Seattle (November 20, 2014), and Tampa (August 28, 2014).
RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006.
The company also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of more than 715,000 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.”