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

LOVELAND, Ohio - Nov. 14, 2016 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at Scottish Rite Event Center on December 1, 2016. The event is sponsored by Hankook Tire and will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. USAA will present a seminar for veterans and military spouses prior to the career fair at 10:00 a.m. titled "Five Steps to Informed Financial Transition."

"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 August of 2016, the DAV-RecruitMilitary San Diego event connected more than 550 veteran job seekers with 58 exhibitors including McKesson Corporation, OshKosh Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 324 interviews and make up to 121 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 31 events in San Diego, drawing 12,644 attendees and 1,191 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 San Diego event are DAV, ASML, Department of Veteran Affairs, Lockheed Martin Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Quidel Corporation, Riverside County Sheriff, San Diego County Sheriff's Department, San Jose Police Department, The Home Depot – Retail, The Home Depot - Supply Chain, Vinnell Arabia, Wells Fargo, Academy of Art University, Air Liquide USA, LLC, Airstreams Renewables, Inc., Argosy University, Blue Star Learning, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, California College San Diego, Cape Henry Associates, Inc., CBRE, CDI LLC, Cintas, Clearstory, Cypher Analytics dba Crown Point Systems, DeVry University, Education Corporation Of America, Farmers Insurance, Federal Aviation Administration, First Command Financial Planning, Grand Canyon University, Heavy Equipment College of California, Insitu, Kay & Associates, Inc., L-3 Communications, Nevada Dept. of Public Safety Personnel, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc., Peterson CAT, Redstone College, Remote Imagery Technologies, San Bernardino County Probation Dept., San Bernardino Police Dept., State Farm Insurance, The Art Institutes, Towill, Inc. and Veterans First Real Estate and Mortgage Company.

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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