DAV RecruitMilitary Chicago Career Fair October 12
LOVELAND, Ohio - Sept. 28, 2017 - DAV and RecruitMilitary will produce a Veterans Job Fair at the Soldier Field on October 12, 2017 for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and military spouses. The event will feature 85 Chicago-area exhibitors.
"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 Chicago event are Allstate, ACCO Brands Corporation, American Hospital Association, Argonne National Laboratory, BMO Harris Bank, Boar's Head Brand, Chicago Transit Authority, Department of Veterans Affairs – VRNE, Federal Aviation Administration, GardaWorld, Hu-Friedy, MyComputerCareer, OSI Industries, LLC, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Services, Inc., Ulta, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration, United Parcel Service - UPS and Vinnell Arabia . A full list of all exhibitors can be found at https://events.recruitmilitary.com/events/chicago-veterans-job-fair-october-12-2017#event-exhibitors.
In April of this year, the DAV RecruitMilitary Chicago event connected more than 356 veteran job seekers with 100 exhibitors including American Hospital Association, Farmers Insurance, City of Peoria - Fire Department, City of Peoria - Police Department, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Meijer Incorporated, PepsiCo and Ulta.
RecruitMilitary has held 21 events in Chicago, drawing 5,719 attendees and 1,073 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.
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.