DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Phoenix on June 9

LOVELAND, Ohio - May 9, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Thursday, June 9, 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. "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 February, the DAV-RecruitMilitary Phoenix event connected more than 431 veteran job seekers with 61 exhibitors, including Apple, American Express, and JPMorgan Chase. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 600 interviews and make up to 199 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 has held 20 events in Phoenix, drawing 8,851 attendees and 775 exhibitors.The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Phoenix to host an additional veteran career fair in September.

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.

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Among those companies attending the upcoming Phoenix event are DAV; First Command Financial Planning; Freeport-McMoRan; JP Morgan Chase; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Roche Tissue Diagnostics (Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.); U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Arizona Army National Guard; Bank of America; Charles Schwab; Command Center, Inc.; Cox Enterprises; Discover Financial Services; Drexel University; Farmers Insurance; Health Net, Inc.; L-3 Communications; McKesson Corporation; Nevada Dept. of Public Safety Personnel; New York Community Bancorp, Inc.; Nexus Ammunition; Phoenix Police Department; Southwest Truck Driving Training; Student Resource USA; Synchrony Financial; The Art Institutes; The Hartford Financial Services Group; The Home Depot; The Vanguard Group; Towers Watson Exchange Solutions; USAA; Veteran Adjusting School; and Wells Fargo.

RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 835,000+ 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).

Media Contact: Reena O'Brien 513-677-7084 reena.obrien@recruitmilitary.com

Monday May 9, 2016

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