DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Jacksonville on March 10
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 5, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 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 Jacksonville event connected more than 450 veteran job seekers with 49 exhibitors, including Lockheed Martin and Apple, Inc. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 422 interviews and make up to 166 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 22 events in Jacksonville, drawing 9,300 attendees and 705 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Jacksonville to host an additional veteran career fairs in December.
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 Jacksonville event are DAV; Apple, Inc.; G4S Secure Solutions (USA); General Electric Company; Jacksonville Sheriff's Department; Military Sealift Command; Airstreams Renewables; Ally Financial; Crowley Maritime; Enterprise Integration; Fence Dynamics; First Command Financial Planning; Florida Army National Guard; Florida Diving Institute; Mercedes Benz Corporate HQ; Regions Financial Corporation; Southeastern Grocers; The Southern Company; Troops to Teachers; Veteran Franchise Center; and Wells Fargo.
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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