RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Chicago on April 21
LOVELAND, Ohio - March 18, 2016 - PRLog -- The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at Soldier Field on Thursday, April 21, 2016. JPMorgan Chase will sponsor the event, which 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. "Just last year, 56.3% 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 38,700 interviews and more than 12,000 job offers."
In October of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Chicago event connected more than 309 veteran job seekers with 74 exhibitors, including Apple, Inc., NBC Universal, and L3 Communications. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 493 interviews and make up to 152 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 18 events in Chicago, drawing 4,799 attendees and 788 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Chicago for an additional veteran career fair in October.
Among those companies attending the upcoming Chicago event are JPMorgan Chase; Argonne National Laboratory; Bed, Bath & Beyond; Federal Aviation Administration; Mars Chocolate; PNC Bank; Walgreens; PepsiCo; Wells Fargo; Advocate Health Care; Airstreams Renewables, Inc.; AkzoNobel Chemicals; American Hospital Association; Bank of America; Berman Auto Group; Canadian Pacific; Capital One; CN Railway; Cook County Sheriff's Office; Country Financial; Department of Veteran Affairs (VESO); DeVry University; Dollar General; Equipment Depot; First Command Financial Planning; Hu-Friedy; Hub Group; Information Resources, Inc.; Insitu; ITS Technologies & Logistics; James McHugh Construction Co.; MB Financial; Norfolk Southern Corporation; Saia LTL Freight; Seal Tech; Sears Holding; Smithfield Foods, Inc.; Spencer Stuart; Synchrony Financial; TCF Bank; The Art Institute of Chicago; The Burke Group; The Home Depot; Prudential; The University of Chicago Medicine; TransNational Payments; TTX Company; U.S. Department of State; Ulta; VelocityEHS; Vets2PM; and Vizient, 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.
Media Contact Reena O'Brien 513-677-7084 ***@recruitmilitary.com End
Wednesday March 23, 2016