RecruitMilitary to Present Civilian Jobs/Opportunities Expo for Veterans in Tacoma on May 5
Seattle/Tacoma, WA (PR Log) April 4, 2011 – RecruitMilitary, a military-to-civilian recruiting firm, will present a free civilian employment, business-opportunity, and education event for job seekers who have military backgrounds at Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington, on Thursday, May 5. U.S. Bank will sponsor the event. 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 event, called the RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo, will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
RecruitMilitary and U.S. Bank expect more than 35 employers, franchisors, and educational institutions to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Argosy University, the Army National Guard, Army ROTC—Pacific Lutheran University, AutoNation, CruiseOne/Cruises Inc., DeVry University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, First Command Financial Planning, G4S Secure Solutions (USA), General Dynamics Information Technology, Grand Canyon University, ICDC College, ITT Technical Institute, Kaplan University, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Military Sealift Command, MultiCare Health System, the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Life, Northrop Grumman, Schnitzer Steel, The Art Institutes, The Home Depot, 20/20 Companies, USAA, VA Puget Sound Health Care Systems, Verizon Wireless, the Washington Army National Guard, Waste Management Inc., and Zones.
RecruitMilitary (http://www.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 about 2.4 million members in 14,000 posts throughout the world. Congress chartered and incorporated the association in 1919.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled 41 additional Expos for 2011. Those events will take place in Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, St. Louis, San Diego, San Jose, Tacoma (on November 3), 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, senior account executives, and recruiters are either veterans 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 365,000 registered candidates who have military backgrounds at http://www.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.