DAV and RecruitMilitary to Produce All Veterans Career Fair in Las Vegas on December 8th

LOVELAND, Ohio - Nov. 16, 2016 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce an All Veterans Career Fair at the Conference Center of Las Vegas on December 8, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

"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 December of 2015, the RecruitMilitary Las Vegas event connected more than 243 veteran job seekers with 28 exhibitors, including Apple, Inc., The Home Depot and Military Sealift Command. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 229 interviews and make up to 40 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 11 events in Las Vegas, drawing 3,061 attendees and 280 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 Las Vegas event are DAV, Fresenius Medical Care North America, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Nevada Dept. of Public Safety Personnel, San Jose Police Department, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Vinnell Arabia, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Cardinal Financial Company, Coverall North America, Inc., Cox Enterprises, DeVry University, Epic Health Services, Farmers Insurance, First Command Financial Planning, Grand Canyon University, Heavy Equipment College of California, KRD Trucking, Inc., Marsh & McLennan Companies, New Horizons Learning Group, Selland Auto Transport, Inc., Silver Bullet Concealment, The Art Institutes, The Entrepreneur's Source and Veteran Adjusting School.

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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