DAV RecruitMilitary Chicago Veterans Job Fair April 20
LOVELAND, Ohio - March 16, 2017 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce a Veterans Job Fair at Soldier Field on April 20, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses. The event will feature more than 75 Chicago-area employers and DeVry University will host a pre-event seminar for job candidates titled "Move in the Right Direction: Putting Your Career Goals into Action."
"DAV RecruitMilitary job fairs maintain a track record of helping veterans and their families find meaningful employment," said President Peter Gudmundsson. "Just last year, 52% of veteran job seekers expected to secure an interview following a DAV RecruitMilitary job fair. Employers were expected to extend as many as 40,300 interviews and more than 12,560 job offers."
Among the companies attending RecruitMilitary's Chicago event are American Hospital Association, Argonne National Laboratory, Cargill, Chicago Transit Authority, Department of Veteran Affairs, DOT / Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Farmers Insurance, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, First Command Financial Planning, GardaWorld, Meijer Incorporated, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), PepsiCo, Smithbucklin Corporation, The Home Depot, Vinnell Arabia, Walgreens and Waste Management. An updated list of all exhibitors can be found at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/chicago-veterans-job-fair-april-20-2017#event-exhibitors.
In October of 2016, the RecruitMilitary Chicago event connected more than 225 veteran job seekers with 86 exhibitors including PNC Bank, Fresenius Medical Care North America, KraftHeinz Company and Walgreens. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 646 interviews and make up to 139 job offers following that career fair.
RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006 and has held 20 events in Chicago, drawing 5,363 attendees and 973 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 1,170,072+ 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.