Job Fairs

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.

Includes:

  • 3 key tips to career fair success
  • Delivering your elevator pitch
  • Career fair calendar

Featured Resources

Current Career Fair Calendar

Since 2006, we have been conducting career fairs across the nation. By the end of 2017, we'll have held over 900 events in over 60 different markets. Each time an event is held, over 300 post-event interviews are generated, and an average of 120 military veteran job seekers receive job offers...

Job Fairs

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...

Job Fairs

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, .

Job Search Process, Job Fairs

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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.

Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

“I went to a career fair and all I got was to be told to go 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

Lies They Tell Transitioning Veterans, 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...

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog