RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Riverside on February 4
LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
“RecruitMilitary job fairs maintain a solid 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 September of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Riverside event connected more than 387 veteran job seekers with 33 exhibitors, including Lockheed Martin and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 145 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 two previous events in Riverside, drawing 656 attendees and 66 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Riverside for an additional veteran career fair in October of 2016.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Riverside event are Amtrak, National Passenger Corp.; Kaiser Permanente; First Command Financial Planning; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Argosy University; California College San Diego; College of Instrument Technology; Combined Insurance; Education Corporation of America; Farmers Insurance; Heavy Construction Academy; Heavy Equipment College of California; New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc.; Ralphs Grocery Co.; Roadmaster Drivers School; San Bernardino County Probation Department; Signal 88; and The Art Institutes.
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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