RecruitMilitary to Present Civilian Jobs/Opportunities Expo for Veterans in San Jose on November 18
San Jose, CA (PR Log) October 18, 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 Fourth Street Summit Center in San Jose on Thursday, November 18. 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 30 employers, franchisors, and educational institutions to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are the Air Force Reserve, the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Capella University, Coca-Cola, the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), DeVry University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Golden Gate University, Heald College, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Lockheed Martin Corporation, Military Sealift Command, the National Personal Training Institute (NPTI), the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Oracle, Prudential, Quest Diagnostics, San Francisco Police Department, Snap-On Tools, TechSkills of San Jose, The Art Institutes, The Entrepreneur’s Source, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Verizon Wireless, and the Veterans Business Outreach Center.
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 association in 1919.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled five additional Veteran Opportunity Expos for 2010 and 60 Expos for 2011. Those events will take place in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, 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, 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 national 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 475,000 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.