RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Richmond on February 18
LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 18, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday, February 18, 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 August of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Richmond event connected more than 234 veteran job seekers with 37 exhibitors, including Apple, Inc., Lockheed Martin, and FedEx. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 230 interviews and make up to 77 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 6 events in Richmond, drawing 1,930 attendees and 208 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Richmond for an additional veteran career fair in August.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Richmond event are VCU Health Systems; Haynes Furniture Co.; Stratford University; TLK Group; Boots to Suits; Amplifon (USA), Inc.; Combined Insurance; McKesson Corporation; ICF International; Capital One; Charles County Sheriff's Office; Education Corporation of America; Farmers Insurance; First Command Financial Planning; HCA HealthCare; Heavy Construction Academy; Heavy Equipment College of Georgia; New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc.; Teleperformance; The Art Institutes; Centura College; and Troops to Teachers.
RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 821,000+ 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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