DAV RecruitMilitary Veterans Job Fair Coming to Atlanta February 2
LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 6, 2017 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce a Veterans Job Fair at the Cobb Galleria Centre on February 2, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and spouses. Farmers Insurance will sponsor the event and provide suits to attendees in need through its Suits for Soldiers program.
"DAV RecruitMilitary job fairs maintain a track record of helping veterans and their families find meaningful employment," said President Peter Gudmundsson. "Just last year, 56.3% of veteran job seekers expected to secure an interview following a DAV RecruitMilitary job fair. Employers were expected to extend as many as 38,700 interviews and more than 12,000 job offers."
Among the 30 companies attending the upcoming Atlanta event are DAV, Farmers Insurance, Accenture, Amazon, First Command Financial Planning, GardaWorld, General Dynamics Electric Boat, Luxottica, Waste Management, Airstreams Renewables, Argosy University, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Caraustar Industries, Inc., Carmeuse Lime and Stone, Colonial Life, Connecticut School of Broadcasting, DeVry University, Gray Construction, Inc., Heavy Construction Academy, Heavy Equipment College of Georgia, Interfor, Lanier Parking, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Medical Sales College - EliteMed Recruiting, Pilot Catastrophe Services, Inc., Safe-Guard Products International, LLC., Starbucks Coffee Company, The University of Tennessee Chattanooga, University System of Georgia eCore and Warrior Met Coal. An updated list of all exhibitors can be found at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/atlanta-veterans-job-fair-february-2-2017#event-exhibitors.
In October of 2016, the DAV RecruitMilitary Atlanta event connected more than 492 veteran job seekers with 67 exhibitors including DAV, Delta Air Lines, Federal Bureau of Prisons, FedEx Ground, Georgia World Congress Center Authority, Lockheed Martin Corporation, McKesson Corporation and The Home Depot - Supply Chain. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 706 interviews and make up to 232 job offers following that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 31 events in Atlanta, drawing 14,531 attendees and 1,259 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. Together, 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 to lead productive, dignified and high-quality lives.
In addition to veterans job fairs, RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions to its database of 903,000+ registered candidates at http://www.recruitmilitary.com. RecruitMilitary provides employer job postings, targeted email campaigns, retained hiring services and advertising space in online and print media. The company also publishes Search & Employ®, a bimonthly print and digital magazine; and distributes 50,000+ print copies of each issue.
RecruitMilitary (http://RecruitMilitary.com) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting company in the U.S. Together, BMI and RecruitMilitary offer employers access to more than 1,000,000 military job seekers via services that include contingency recruiting, military job fairs, a job board, employer branding, a military base publication and more.
Wednesday January 11, 2017