RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to New Orleans on March 3
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 1, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday, March 3, 2016. TravelCenters of America will sponsor the event, which will run 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 New Orleans event connected more than 363 veteran job seekers with 44 exhibitors, including Apple, Inc., Lockheed Martin, Cargill, Kellogg’s, and Entergy. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 491 interviews and make up to 180 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 14 events in New Orleans, drawing 4,056 attendees and 474 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to New Orleans for an additional veteran career fair in August.
Among those companies attending the upcoming New Orleans event are TravelCenters of America / Petro Stopping Centers; Apple, Inc.; Archer Daniels Midland Company; Boise Cascade; First Command Financial Planning; Hearst Television, Inc.; Patterson UTI Drilling; The Home Depot; Vinnell Arabia/Northrop Grumman; Waste Management; Airstreams Renewables, Inc.; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana; Cargill Inc.; Entergy Services, Inc.; Enterprise Products; Kenner Police Department; Love's Travel Stops; MCFA; New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc.; Roto-Rooter; Sunbelt Rentals; The Art Institutes; and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 824,000+ 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.
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