DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Washington on March 24
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 12, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at Nationals Park on Thursday, March 24, 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 November of 2015, the DAV-RecruitMilitary Washington event connected more than 271 veteran job seekers with 59 exhibitors, including Lockheed Martin, Apple, Inc., and Accenture. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 334 interviews and make up to 106 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 18 events in Washington, drawing 5,608 attendees and 847 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Washington to host two 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 Washington event are DAV; PNC Bank; Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services; DC Metropolitan Police Department; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; JP Morgan Chase; PepsiCo; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Anne Arundel County Police Department; Capital One; Farmers Insurance; First Coast Security; First Command Financial Planning; General Dynamics Electric Boat; ISEC International, Inc.; Kaiser Permanente; L-3 Communications; Leidos; Mercedes-Benz of Arlington; Oracle Corporation; PenFed Realty; Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; Roy Jorgensen Associates, Inc.; Service Corporation International; State Farm Insurance; SunTrust Bank; Two Marines Moving; Vivint Solar – VSLR; and WRB Communications.
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).
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Wednesday February 24, 2016