DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Jacksonville on December 1

LOVELAND, Ohio - Nov. 14, 2016 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at EverBank Field on December 1, 2016. The event is sponsored by BlueLine Rental and will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Union Institute and University will present a seminar at 10:00 a.m. titled "The Next Mission Awaits: Your Degree" and DAV and BlueLine Rental will host a seminar at 10:15 a.m. titled "Who We Are & What We Do."

"RecruitMilitary job fairs maintain a track record of helping veterans find meaningful employment," said President 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 Jacksonville event connected more than 511 veteran job seekers with 47 exhibitors including General Electric Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation and Mercedes Benz Corporate Headquarters. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 542 interviews and make up to 159 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 23 events in Jacksonville, drawing 9,811 attendees and 754 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 Jacksonville event are DAV, BlueLine Rental, Department of Veteran Affairs, G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc., General Electric Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Naval Air Systems Command, Strategic Systems Programs, The Home Depot, Airstreams Renewables, Inc., Argosy University, ConServ Building Services, DeVry University, Education Corporation Of America, First Command Financial Planning, HCA HealthCare, Heavy Construction Academy, Heavy Equipment College of Georgia, Jones & Frank, LeaderQuest, Level 3 Communications, Massey Services, Inc., New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Regions Financial Corporation, Roadmaster Drivers School, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., State Farm Insurance, The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Union Institute University, Veteran Franchise Center and WellStar Health Systems.

RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 894,000+ 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 kelly.wagner@recruitmilitary.com


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