DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in New Orleans on August 11

LOVELAND, Ohio - July 14, 2016 - PRLog -- DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday, August 11, 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 March of 2016, the DAV-RecruitMilitary New Orleans event connected more than 305 veteran job seekers with 42 exhibitors, including Apple, Inc., PepsiCo and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 276 interviews and make up to 83 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 15 events in New Orleans, drawing 4,361 attendees and 519 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country.

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 New Orleans event are DAV, Apple, Inc., Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Federal Aviation Administration, Goodwill Industries of SELA, Jefferson Parish Government, Kenner Police Department, PepsiCo, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Valero Meraux Refinery, Vinnell Arabia/Northrop Grumman, Walgreens, Allstate, Combined Insurance, Cox Enterprises, E.A. Renfroe & Company, Entergy Services, Inc., Fidelity Bank, First Command Financial Planning, Heavy Construction Academy, Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc., Patrician Military Housing, Pet Paradise Resort, Posigen, LLC, Royal Honda, Savage Services, Service Corporation International, Spectra Energy, The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Vinson Guard Service, Inc. and Worley.

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

Friday July 15, 2016

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