DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Atlanta on February 4
LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at the Georgia Dome on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The event will run 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 October of 2015, the DAV-RecruitMilitary Atlanta event connected more than 275 veteran job seekers with 40 exhibitors, including Apple, L-3 Communications, and Lockheed Martin. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 240 interviews and make up to 60 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 28 events in Atlanta, drawing 12,928 attendees and 1,056 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Atlanta to host an additional two veteran career fairs in 2016.
DAV was founded by World War I veterans in Cincinnati in 1920 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1932. DAV (www.dav.org) is a non-profit organization with 1.2 million members.
DAV and RecruitMilitary share a common mission: to connect America’s veterans and their family members with meaningful and fulfilling employment opportunities, and to help employers attract, appreciate and retain veterans, spouses, and their survivors. Through career fairs, outreach and resources, this partnership fights to ensure veterans receive the benefits they’ve earned and are empowered to lead productive, dignified and high-quality lives that their service has made possible.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Atlanta event are DAV; Accenture; General Electric Company; Norfolk Southern Corporation; Sears Holding; UTC Building & Industrial Systems; College of Continuing and Professional Education - Kennesaw State University; Equifax Inc.; ACCC Insurance Company; Compass Point Labor Management; ACES; Airstreams Renewables, Inc.; Argosy University; Aviation Institute of Maintenance; Baxalta; Baxter Healthcare; Combined Insurance; Cotiviti; Cummins Power South; DS Services of America, Inc.; E*TRADE Financial Corporation; Farmers Insurance; First Command Financial Planning; GWCC Public Safety Department; Hertz Equipment Rental; National Vision, Inc.; Rogers Electric; The Art Institutes; Padgett Group; and The Geo Group, Inc.
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).
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