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

LOVELAND, Ohio - Nov. 14, 2016 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at Minute Maid Park on December 1, 2016 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 September of 2016, the DAV-RecruitMilitary Houston event connected more than 573 veteran job seekers with 64 exhibitors, including Comcast, General Electric Company and McKesson Corporation. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 579 interviews and make up to 158 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 33 events in Houston, drawing 15,846 attendees and 1,925 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 Houston event are DAV, Accenture, Brink's Inc., CPChemical, Cameron International, CenterPoint Energy, Dean Foods, Department of Veteran Affairs, Federal Aviation Administration, First Command Financial Planning, Goodman Manufacturing, Harris County Sheriff's Office, MSC Industrial Direct, McDonald's Corporation, The Home Depot - Supply Chain, The Kroger Company, Veolia ES Industrial Services, Adaptive Construction Solutions, Inc., Aetna, Inc., AGS, LLC, Airstreams Renewables, Inc., Argosy University, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Baytown Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, Comcast, County of Travis, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas Police Department, Education Corporation Of America, Edward Jones, Enterprise Products, Epic Health Services, Farmer Brothers, Farmers Insurance, First Data Corporation, Fort Worth Police Department, HCA HealthCare, Heavy Construction Academy, Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma, Houston Apartment Association, Houston Pilots, Houston School of Carpentry, Klappenberger & Son, League City Police Department, Massey Services, Inc., Milestone Technical Institute, MyComputerCareer, Rosen USA, Scott-Macon Equipment, Seal Tech, Inc., Service Corporation International, St. Michael's Learning Academy, State Farm Insurance, TEEX, Texas Army National Guard, The Art Institutes, USHealth Advisors, Vantiv, LLC and Veteran Franchise Center.

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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