DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Houston on June 16

LOVELAND, Ohio - May 13, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at Minute Maid Park on Thursday, June 16, 2016. CenterPoint Energy will sponsor the event, which will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. USAA will also present a seminar at 10:00 a.m.: "Five Steps to Informed Financial Transition."

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."

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 31 events in Houston, drawing 14,788 attendees and 1,778 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to Houston for 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 Houston event are DAV; Apple; Bed, Bath & Beyond; Houston Fire Department; FedEx Ground; CenterPoint Energy; Harris County Sheriff; Houston Police Department; Johnson Controls; Military Sealift Command; National Nuclear Security Administration; Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; Sysco Corporation; Texas Department of Public Safety; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; The Home Depot; Walgreens; Admiral Linen by Alsco; Aetna; Airstreams Renewables; Aviation Institute of Maintenance; Baytown Police Department; Comcast; Command Center; Direct Energy; E.A. Renfroe & Company; Eagle's Trace; Edward Jones; Entergy Services; Farmers Insurance; Goodman Manufacturing; Heavy Construction Academy; Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma; Houston Apartment Association; HSS, Inc.; Kiewit; Laser Shot; Link Staffing; Massey Services; Mustang Caterpillar; NRG Energy; Oshkosh Corporation; Retail Ready Career Center; Rosen USA; Scott-Macon Equipment; Seal Tech;The Kroger Company; USHealth Advisors; UTHealth; and Veolia ES Industrial Services.

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 513-677-7084 reena.obrien@recruitmilitary.com


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