RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Miami on February 25
LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 22, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University on Thursday, February 25, 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 Miami event connected more than 258 veteran job seekers with 33 exhibitors, including Apple, Inc., Lockheed Martin, and Jet Blue Airways. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 271 interviews and make up to 90 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 12 events in Miami, drawing 3,436 attendees and 393 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Miami for an additional veteran career fair in September.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Miami event are Apple, Inc.; Federal Aviation Administration; G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.; McKesson Corporation; Military Sealift Command; E.A. Renfroe & Company; Heavy Equipment College of Georgia; Regions Security; The Home Depot; ITT Technical Institute; New York Life; AC ALL STARS LLC; Combined Insurance; Consolidated Electrical Distributors; Florida Diving Institute; First Command Financial Planning; Florida Army National Guard; Florida National University; Florida Vocational Institute; RICOH USA; The Art Institutes; and Waste Management.
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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