RecruitMilitary to Present Civilian Jobs/Opportunities Expo for Veterans in Birmingham on August 12
Birmingham, AL (PR Log) July 12, 2010 RecruitMilitary, a military-to-civilian recruiting firm, will present a free civilian employment, entrepreneurship, and education Opportunity Expo for job seekers who have military backgrounds at the Birmingham Marriott in Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday, August 12. The event sponsors will be Virginia College, Golf Academy of America, and Culinard. RecruitMilitary is inviting 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 company expects more than 20 employers, franchisors, and educational institutions to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are American Eurocopter, LLC, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Capella University, Coca Cola, Culinard, DeVry University, Golf Academy of America, Home Depot, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Remote Imagery Technologies, Inc., RONCO Consulting Corporation, ServiceMaster Clean, UNISYS, the United States Department of Transportation, and Virginia College.
RecruitMilitary (www2.recruitmilitary.com) will produce the Expo in cooperation with The American Legion, Purple Heart Services, and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN).
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 association 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 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.
About RecruitMilitary: This Cincinnati-based company connects employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with job seekers who have military backgrounds. All of the company’s owners, account executives, and search consultants are either veterans or active or former reservists. The founder and president of RecruitMilitary is Drew Myers, formerly a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Myers founded the company in 1998. RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006. The company also offers subscriptions to its database of more than 450,000 registered candidates who have military backgrounds at https://www2.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 36,000 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 Opportunity Expos.