DAV RecruitMilitary Veterans Job Fair Coming to Jacksonville February 16

LOVELAND, Ohio - Jan. 24, 2017 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce a Veterans Job Fair at EverBank Field on February 16, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and spouses.

"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 companies attending the upcoming Jacksonville event are DAV, Colonial Life, Deutsche Bank, First Command Financial Planning, GardaWorld, General Electric Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Military Sealift Command and Waste Management. An updated list of all exhibitors can be found at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/jacksonville-veterans-job-fair-february-16-2017#event-exhibitors.

In December of 2016, the DAV RecruitMilitary Jacksonville event connected more than 524 veteran job seekers with 32 exhibitors including DAV, BlueLine Rental, Department of Veteran Affairs / VESO, G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc., General Electric Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Naval Air Systems Command and Strategic Systems Programs. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 434 interviews and make up to 115 job offers following that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 24 events in Jacksonville, drawing 10,335 attendees and 790 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 1,149,863+ 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.

About RecruitMilitary

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.

Tuesday January 24, 2017


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