Veteran job fairs can be overwhelming for the unprepared, but with the right mindset and preparation, you can make a great first impression. Avoid the trap of wandering around aimlessly from booth to booth. This collection of resources will provide you with the tools and tips to enable you to walk into a veterans career fair with a clear mission.
- 3 key tips to career fair success
- Delivering your elevator pitch
- Career fair calendar
Current Career Fair Calendar
We are excited to share that as of this year, RecruitMilitary hiring events have generated over 100k job offers for veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses!
We have been been conducting hiring events (also called job fairs or career fairs) for veterans, transitioning...
3 Key Tips to Use Career Fairs to Find Your Next Job as a Military Veteran
Searching for a civilian job can be tricky. Luckily, we at RecruitMilitary have hosted 670 veteran job fairs specifically for military veterans in the past nine years, and we know what it takes to be successful at a veteran career fair. We’ve distilled our experience into a webinar, “3 Key Tips...
Crafting Your Elevator Pitch
Learn the basics of an elevator pitch so you can nail those introductions and get the interview!
If you'd like to go deeper into the mechanics of crafting your elevator pitch, along with seeing an example of one, check out our full webinar, .
Why Should I attend a veteran career fair?
Join Mike Francomb Sr.Vice president of RecruitMilitary as he explains why career fairs are beneficial and a couple of tips on how to be successful when attending the career fair.
“I went to a career fair and all I got was to be told to apply online.”
“I went to a career fair and all I got was to be told to go apply online.” This is what I hear almost weekly from frustrated job candidates across the country. Truth is that being asked to apply online is a good thing. Unfortunately, many candidates do not know why.
Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog
Myths Transitioning Veterans Believe, Part 4: Job Search is Harder for Veterans
This is the fourth in a series of columns entitled “Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans.”
We have all heard the narrative that it is harder for veterans to get jobs than any other group. Civilians can’t understand MOS designations or rank structures and the cultural divide is too great a chasm...
Translating Your Military Experience into Jobs for Veterans
Many veteran job seekers have trouble translating their military experiences into qualifications for civilian jobs. Below is a case in point and some recommendations.
"I separated from the Navy in September 2013 where I was an operations specialist for nine years. I am having...