DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Houston on March 10
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 5, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at Minute Maid Park on Thursday, March 10, 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 December of 2015, the DAV-RecruitMilitary Houston event connected more than 513 veteran job seekers with 70 exhibitors, including Accenture, CBRE, Comcast, and KBR. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 694 interviews and make up to 229 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 30 events in Houston, drawing 14,233 attendees and 1,704 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Houston to host three additional 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 Houston event are DAV; Apple; General Electric Company; Goodman Manufacturing; JP Morgan Chase; Petro Log International, Inc.; Spectra Energy; The Home Depot; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Waste Management; Air Liquide USA; Airstreams Renewables; Baker Botts; Baytown Police Department; CenterPoint Energy; City of Houston; Coverall North America, Inc.; DBi Services; Dean Foods; Farmers Insurance; Harris County Sheriff's Office; Love's Travel Stops; Massey Services.; McCoy's Building Supply; Mustang Caterpillar; Oak Creek Homes; Patterson UTI Drilling; Rosen USA; SAIA Motor Freight Line; Savage Services; Seal Tech, Inc.; Sears Holding; Texas Highway Patrol; The Kroger Company; Veolia ES Industrial Services; and Walgreens.
RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 827,000+ 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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