RecruitMilitary Schedules Free Veteran Opportunity Expo for Norfolk on May 12
Norfolk, VA (PR Log) April 15, 2011 – The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free employment, business-opportunity, and education event for job seekers who have military backgrounds in Norfolk on Thursday, May 12. This event, the RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo, will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Constant Convocation Center. 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.
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, and educational institutions. Already in the line-up are Apex Systems, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Bank of America, Casey Auto Group, Chancellor University, Chesterfield County Police Department, Defense Contract Management Agency, DeVry University, First Command Financial Planning, Grand Canyon University, International Yacht Restoration School, Lockheed Martin Corporation, M.C. Dean Inc., Military Sealift Command, the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Navy Exchange Service Command, Northrop Grumman, Sara Lee, Snap-On Tools, State Farm Insurance Company, TMX Finance, The Art Institutes, The Home Depot, Transportation Security Administration, Troops to Teachers, University of Virginia, and Verizon Wireless.
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 40 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 (on November 17), Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, St. Louis, 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, 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 370,000 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.