DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in St. Louis on July 14
LOVELAND, Ohio - June 29, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at the Chaifetz Arena at St. Louis University on Thursday, July 14, 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 November of 2015, the DAV-RecruitMilitary St. Louis event connected more than 458 veteran job seekers with 40 exhibitors, including Lockheed Martin and The Home Depot. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 289 interviews and make up to 98 job offers as a result of that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 17 events in St. Louis, drawing 5,415 attendees and 540 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country. RecruitMilitary will return to St. Louis to host one additional veteran career fair 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 St. Louis event are DAV; Bed, Bath & Beyond, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Swank Motion Pictures Inc., The Boeing Company, US Bank, Airstreams Renewables, Inc., Allstate, Colonial Life, Combined Insurance, Davidson Surface Air, Inc., Department of Veterans Affairs, DeVry University, Equifax Inc., Farmers Insurance, First Command Financial Planning, Freedom Protectors Life/Jones Investment Group, Graybar Electric Company, Inc., Heavy Construction Academy, Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma, McKesson Corporation, Midwest Nonwovens, LLC, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc., NISA Investment Advisors, NJVC, Olneya Restoration Group, Professional Employment Group, Redstone College, Rees Scientific Corporation, Restoration I Roadside Trailer Service Inc, Scott Credit Union, ServiceSource, Spire, The Art Institutes, Tiger Heating & AC Services, TravelCenters of America / Petro Stopping Centers, True Manufacturing Co., Inc., Veteran Franchise Center and Wells Fargo.
RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 854,000+ 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 Kelly Wagner RecruitMilitary, LLC 513-677-7084