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RecruitMilitary to Produce Veteran Jobs Event in New Orleans on February 21
The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for military veterans, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints, on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
RecruitMilitary expects more than 35 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Airstreams Renewables, National Oilwell Varco, The Home Depot, Lockheed Martin, Military Sealift Command, SGS North America Inc., Union Institute and University, Enterprise Products, Schlumberger, CarMax, Danos and Curole, Baker Hughes, CN Railroad, PEC Premier, Bottom Line Equipment LLC, Chevron Corporation, the New York Army National Guard, Bond Lighting and Protection Services, Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP, Malin Integrated Handling Solutions, Walgreens, American Income Life Insurance Company, Oklahoma College of Construction, WyoTech, and Heavy Construction Academy.
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 for 2013: Atlanta (February 28, June 27, October 31 ), Baltimore (May 2, October 3), Boston (April 11, September 5), Charlotte (June 6, November 21), Chicago (April 25, October 24), Cincinnati (May 16, October 3), Columbus (July 25), Dallas (March 7, July 18, November 14), Denver (April 18, September 19), Houston (April 4, August 8, December 5), Indianapolis (June 20), Jacksonville (June 13, November 7), Kansas City (September 26), Las Vegas (December 5), Los Angeles (June 20, October 10), Louisville (March 14), Memphis (April 18), Miami (August 29), Minneapolis (August 1), Nashville (August 22), New Orleans (September 19), New York (February 21, May 23, September 26), Norfolk (May 9, November 21), Oakland (May 30), Philadelphia (March 14, July 25, November 7), Phoenix (March 28, October 17), Pittsburgh (October 24), Portland (August 8), Raleigh (March 21), St. Louis (July 11), San Antonio (May 30, September 12), San Diego (March 28, August 15, December 12), Seattle (June 6, November 14), Tampa (October 17), and Washington (February 21, June 27).
RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006.
The company also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of more than 500,000 registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 38,000 copies of each issue of Search & Employ®, a bimonthly print magazine, to over 220 military bases throughout the world, National Guard and reserve units, and job seekers who attend RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expos.
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)
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 and job opportunities for people with disabilities. The Sierra Group Foundation (www.thesierragroup.com/