Jobs, Business, and Education Event for Veterans Coming to Cleveland on October 14
Cleveland, OH (PR Log) September 13, 2010 – Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, will be the site of a free Opportunity Expo for military veterans and military spouses on Thursday, October 14. The producer of the event, Cincinnati-based RecruitMilitary, LLC, is inviting men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserves, and their spouses. The job seekers will interview with corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies and other government employers, franchisors, and educational institutions. The Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RecruitMilitary expects more than 30 organizations to attend. Already scheduled are Abbott Laboratories, the Army National Guard, Bryant and Stratton College, CSX Transportation, DeVry University, Fortis College, Homeland Security Solutions, Inc., Huntington Bank, Indiana Wesleyan University, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Lockheed Martin Corporation, the Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology, National College, Ohio Department of Public Safety, Prudential, Quicken Loans, ResourceMFG, Schlumberger, United States Customs and Border Protection, the United States Secret Service, the University of Pittsburgh, and Verizon Wireless.
RecruitMilitary (www2.recruitmilitary.com) 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 2.7 million members in nearly 15,000 posts throughout the world. Congress chartered the organization in 1919.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled 14 more Opportunity Expos for 2010 and 60 Expos for 2011. Those events will take place in Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, St. Louis, San Antonio, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, and Washington.
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, officers, and account executives 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 470,000 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.