DAV RecruitMilitary Fort Lee Career Fair August 22

LOVELAND, Ohio - Aug. 9, 2017 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce a Veterans Job Fair at Regimental Club on August 22, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses. This event is sponsored by Farmers Insurance and will feature the Suits for Soldiers program that provides business attire on-site to job candidates at no cost.

DeVry University will host a pre-event seminar for job candidates to acquire the skills needed to execute specific personal and professional goals. More than 40 Richmond-area exhibitors are registered to attend.

"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," said RecruitMilitary Senior Vice President of Sales Rob Arndt. "DAV RecruitMilitary job fairs offer the opportunity to meet a variety of veteran candidates face-to-face, assess their skills and even interview them on the spot for available positions."

Among the companies attending RecruitMilitary's Fort Lee event are Department of Veteran Affairs, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, GardaWorld, MyComputerCareer, Suffolk Police Department, The Home Depot, Vinnell Arabia and Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control . A full list of all exhibitors can be found at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/fort-lee-job-fair-august-22-2017#event-exhibitors.

In March of this year, the DAV RecruitMilitary Fort Lee event connected more than 216 veteran job seekers with 27 exhibitors including Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation and Suffolk Police Department. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 156 interviews and extend as many as 52 job offers.

RecruitMilitary has held 22 events in the Norfolk area, drawing 8,010 attendees and 955 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 1,205,188+ 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.


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