RecruitMilitary Veteran Career Fair Taking Queen City by Storm on October 2 at Paul Brown Stadium
RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for veterans and other men and women with military backgrounds, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati on Thursday, October 2, 2014.
Activity at a RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo
LOVELAND, Ohio - Sept. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- 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 Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and AdvancePierre Foods 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 55 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are AdvancePierre Foods; Lockheed Martin; General Electric; DeVry University; The Kroger Co.; The Home Depot; Norfolk Southern Corporation; Mercy Health Physicians; Seventy Seven Energy; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway; HELP Plumbing, Heating & Cooling; Rush Enterprises, Inc.; DAV; Habitat for Humanity; VA Medical Center; Kao Brands Company; L-3 Fuzing & Ordnance Systems; Trident University International; Mazak Corporation; Luxottica Retail; C & K Industrial Services, Inc.; Club Chef LLC; Speedway LLC; Xavier University; American Modern Insurance Group; U-Pull-And-Pay, LLC; LCS; Legal Shield; Veteran Franchise Centers; McCluskey Chevrolet, Inc.; Core Link Surgical; First Command Financial Planning; Pomeroy; The Wornick Company; Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co.; Roto-Rooter; Prudential Financial; Jurgensen Companies; Air Force Reserve; CinCom; eAuth.com; Convergys Corporation; TravelCenters of America / Petro Stopping Centers; Heavy Construction Academy; The Art Institutes; Penske Truck Leasing; Georgia College of Construction; and Legion Logistics.
At 10:00 AM, members of the Greater Cincinnati Human Resource Association will be presenting a seminar titled "Expo Success Tips from a Recruiter's Perspective.” Attendees will learn firsthand from recruiting professionals how to create interest and achieve success at any career fair.
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), 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 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), San Antonio (September 11, 2014), San Diego (December 4, 2014), and Seattle (November 20, 2014).
RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006.
The company also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of more than 679,000 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.”