RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Sacramento on January 21
LOVELAND, Ohio - Dec. 18, 2015 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at the Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
“RecruitMilitary job fairs maintain a track record of helping veterans find meaningful employment,” said President and CEO Peter Gudmundsson, a former Captain in the Marine Corps. “Just last year, 55% of veteran job seekers expected to secure an interview as a result of their participation in a RecruitMilitary job fair, and employers were expected to extend as many as 29,000 interviews and more than 9,000 job offers.”
In July of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Sacramento event connected more than 265 veteran job seekers with 44 exhibitors, including Apple, Cintas, and Starbucks. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 352 interviews and make up to 94 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 8 events in Sacramento, drawing 2,598 attendees and 188 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Sacramento to host an additional veteran career fair in July of 2016.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Sacramento event are Accenture; Diamond Foods, Inc.; First Command Financial Planning; Kaiser Permanente; State of California - Highway Patrol; Argosy University; Farmers Insurance; Heavy Construction Academy; Heavy Equipment College of California; Horizon Ag Products; Osmose Utility Services, Inc.; Rogers Electric; Sacramento Works, Inc.; San Jose Police Department; The Art Institutes; Tractor Supply; and Unique Writers.
RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 817,000+ registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com, job postings, targeted email campaigns, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. The company publishes Search & Employ®, a bimonthly print and digital magazine; and distributes 50,000+ print copies of each issue. The company was founded in 1998, and is located in Loveland, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati).
RecruitMilitary’s website received User’s Choice Awards from Weddle’s (http://www.weddles.com) in 2013 and 2014. Weddle’s is a publisher of guides and directories that focus on the employment-related area of the Internet. The awards are a result of a year-long annual survey conducted by Weddle’s to recognize “the elite of the online employment industry.” The judges are recruiters and job seekers who have used the sites.
In 2012, RecruitMilitary received the first annual One More Way Award from The Sierra Group Foundation. The foundation established the award to recognize people or companies whose support results in awareness of, and job opportunities for, people with disabilities. The Sierra Group Foundation (http://www.thesierragroup.com/foundation.htm) is a non-profit organization whose mission is “to drive up employment for people with disabilities, including veterans.”
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