DAV RecruitMilitary Oakland Veterans Job Fair May 4

LOVELAND, Ohio - April 19, 2017 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce a Veterans Job Fair at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on May 4, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military 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, 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 Oakland event are California Department of Corrections, Farmers Insurance, First Command Financial Planning, GardaWorld, United States Postal Service and VA Palo Alto Health Care Systems. An updated list of all exhibitors can be found at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/oakland-veterans-job-fair-may-4-2017#event-exhibitors.

In September of 2016, the RecruitMilitary Oakland event connected more than 106 veteran job seekers with 21 exhibitors including Contra Costa Sheriff Department, San Jose Police Department, Sungevity, Inc. and Farmers Insurance. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 117 interviews and make up to 47 job offers following that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has held 17 events in Oakland, drawing 3,539 attendees and 543 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 1,177,733+ 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.

Wednesday April 19, 2017


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