RecruitMilitary Partners with Hire Disability Solutions For Vets' Career Expo in New York on May 24
New York, NY (PR Log) April 26, 2011 – The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary has entered into a partnership with Hire Disability Solutions (HireDS) to help employers hire military veterans at the 2011 Global Veterans’ Career Expo at the New Yorker Hotel on May 24. Exhibition booths at the event will be available to employers via RecruitMilitary and HireDS. The Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Expo will be a part of the Be a Hero, Hire a Hero program, which HireDS launched in 2005. The New York Times will be the Media Sponsor; other Event Sponsors will be Veterans Across America and the New York City Business Leadership Network. HireDS expects between 7,000 and 10,000 qualified veterans, their spouses, and family members to attend.
RecruitMilitary has already signed up the following exhibitors: A Buyer’s Choice, Adelphi University, Amtrak, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Capital One, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Citizens Financial Group Inc., DeVry University, 1st Marine Corps District Prior Service Recruiting, Grand Canyon University, Leviton Manufacturing, Merendino Cemetery Care, Metropolitan College of New York, Military Sealift Command, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Nalco Energy Services—Downstream, the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Life Insurance Company, Pepco Holdings Inc., Prudential, Stanley Steemer, United Rentals Inc., the United States Department of State, the United States Secret Service, USAA, Verizon Wireless, and Walgreens.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled 38 Veteran Opportunity Expos for the remainder of 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 (on September 22), Norfolk, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, St. Louis, San Diego, San Jose, Tacoma, Tampa, and Washington.
HireDS www.hireds.com) is a disabled-owned company that was founded in 2004. Besides the veterans program, HireDS programs and services include: facility accessibility surveys, disability policy creation, affinity group development, human resource training, general staff training, candidate recruitment, college disability internship program development, disability career fair representation, temporary staffing, non-profit partner evaluation, brand recognition, on-campus recruitment, adaptive product sourcing, consumer marketing programs, call center administration, executive search, and online mentoring.
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.