RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Pittsburgh on March 24
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 12, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at Heinz Field on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The 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 October of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Pittsburgh event connected more than 277 veteran job seekers with 53 exhibitors, including Lockheed Martin, General Electric, and Cintas. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 434 interviews and make up to 193 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 10 events in Pittsburgh, drawing 2,142 attendees and 416 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Pittsburgh for an additional veteran career fair in October.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Pittsburgh event are PNC Bank; General Electric Company; Hearst Television Inc.; Sears Holding; UPS; Airstreams Renewables, Inc.; Combined Insurance; COMCAST; Dollar Bank; Duquesne University; Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; Farmers Insurance; First Command Financial Planning; Heavy Construction Academy; New Enterprise Stone & Lime; New York Life; Patterson UTI Drilling; ServiceLink; Solutionary, Inc.; The Art Institutes; University of Pittsburgh - Office of Veterans Services; UPMC; Veteran Franchise Center; and ZOLL LifeVest.
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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