RecruitMilitary Schedules Veteran Opportunity Expo for Nashville on August 5
Nashville, TN (PR Log) July 5, 2010 – The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free employment, entrepreneurship, and education event for job seekers who have military backgrounds in Nashville on Thursday, August 5. This event, the RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo, will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. The event will be open to veterans who already have civilian work experience, men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, members of the National Guard and reserves, military spouses, and other military family members.
The Opportunity Expo will be the 46th of 74 such events set for 2010. A large array of veteran-friendly organizations will conduct one-on-one interviews with the job seekers—organizations that will include corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies and other government employers, franchisors, educational institutions, veterans service agencies, and veterans associations. Already in the line-up are Argosy University, the Army National Guard, Colors on Parade, Comcast Cable Corporation, Daymar Institute, DeVry University, Goodman Manufacturing Company, LP, Lincoln College of Technology, Mapco Express, National College, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Snap-On Tools, Stones River Electric, T-Mobile, The Dwyer Group, and United States Army Recruiting.
RecruitMilitary (www.recruitmilitary.com) will produce the Opportunity Expo in cooperation with The American Legion, Purple Heart Services, and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN). RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006. More than 1,675 organizations attended 215 RecruitMilitary events from 2007 through 2009.
The American Legion (http://www.legion.org) is an association of veterans who served during times of war. The Legion has 2.7 million members in nearly 15,000 posts throughout the world. Congress chartered The American Legion in 1919.
Purple Heart Services (http://www.purpleheartservices.com) provides programs and services to meet the needs of the combat-wounded and their families—including Purple Heart Radio, an online school called Veterans Vocational Technical Institute (VetTech), Purple Heart Call Center, and Purple Heart Tech Support. Purple Heart Services is a division of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation. The Military Order of the Purple Heart is a veteran service agency founded in 1932 for the protection and mutual interest of all who have received the Purple Heart decoration.
The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (http://www.msccn.org) was founded in 2004 to provide career opportunities and job portability for military spouses. The organization is made up of military spouses, caregivers to war wounded, and retired military personnel.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled 32 additional Veteran Opportunity Expos for 2010. The events will take place in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Jose, and Tacoma.