RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Columbus on March 31
LOVELAND, Ohio - Feb. 21, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at The Fawcett Center on Thursday, March 31, 2016. JPMorgan Chase & Co. 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 November of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Columbus event connected more than 189 veteran job seekers with 46 exhibitors, including Lockheed Martin, JPMorgan Chase, and Zulily, Inc. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 288 interviews and make up to 173 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 8 events in Columbus, drawing 1,762 attendees and 353 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Columbus for two additional veteran career fairs in 2016.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Columbus event are JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Fabcon; PNC Bank; United Parcel Service; CAS; Cash America; Colonial Life; Combined Insurance; Comcar Industries; Education Corporation of America; Edward Jones; Farmers Insurance; First Command Financial Planning; Heavy Construction Academy; Heavy Equipment College of Georgia; InfraSource; McGraw-Hill Education; Mount Carmel Health System; My Computer Career; N. Wasserstrom and Sons; National Federation of Independent Business; ODW Logistics & Transportation Services; Roadmaster Drivers School; Rumpke; SAIA Motor Freight Line, Inc.; Teleperformance; The Art Institutes; The Prudential Insurance Company of America; The Superior Group; Time Warner Cable; TravelCenters of America / Petro Stopping Centers; Veteran Franchise Center; and Viaquest, Inc.
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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