RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair Coming to Chicago on October 6

LOVELAND, Ohio - Sept. 15, 2016 - The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Career Fair at Soldier Field on Thursday, October 6, 2016. The event is sponsored by PNC Bank and will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

"RecruitMilitary job fairs maintain a track record of helping veterans find meaningful employment," said President and CEO Peter Gudmundsson. "Just last year, 56.3% of veteran job seekers expected to secure an interview as a result of their participation in a RecruitMilitary job fair and employers were expected to extend as many as 38,700 interviews and more than 12,000 job offers."

In April of 2016, the RecruitMilitary Chicago event connected more than 339 veteran job seekers with 91 exhibitors, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mars Chocolate and Starbucks Coffee Company. Participating companies expected to conduct up to 729 interviews and make up to 203 job offers as a result of that career fair.

RecruitMilitary has produced veteran job fairs since 2006, and has held 19 events in Chicago, drawing 5,183 attendees and 883 exhibitors. The company has produced more than 814 events in 65 cities across the country.

Among those companies attending the upcoming Chicago event are PNC Bank, Argonne National Laboratory, Bimbo Bakeries, Cargill, Chicago Transit Authority, Cook County Sheriff's Office, Fresenius Medical Care North America, KraftHeinz Company, Pactiv Corporation, Quest Diagnostics, The Home Depot - Supply Chain, Ulta, United States Postal Service, Vinnell Arabia/Northrop Grumman, Walgreens, American College of Surgeons, American Hospital Association, American Intercontinental University, Anixter, Inc., Argosy University, Berman Auto Group, BMO Harris Bank, a part of BMO Financial Group, CBRE, Cintas Corporation, City of Peoria, College of Dupage, Combined Insurance, Comcar Industries, DePaul University, DeVry University, Diebold Nixdorf, Electronic Systems Professional Alliance, F.H. Paschen, Farmers Insurance, Federal Emergency Management Agency, First Transit, Fontanini, Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning, Garage Force, Garda, GATX Corporation, Heavy Construction Academy, Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma, Hinsdale Township High School District 86, Hot Ground Gym, Hyatt, Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc., Interstate Companies, Jewel Osco, Inc., JPMorgan Chase, Marsh & McLennan Companies, MB Financial, Midwestern University, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc., Pace Bus, Paylocity, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Robert Morris University - IL Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Smithbucklin Corporation, Staff Management/SMX, Synchrony Financial, T-Mobile USA, TCF Bank, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Art Institutes, The University of Chicago Medical Center, TransNational Payments, True Value Company, VelocityEHS, Veteran Franchise Center, Veterans Business Outreach Center, Vizient, Inc. and Zurich American Insurance Company.

RecruitMilitary also offers subscriptions (search licenses) to its database of 866,000+ registered candidates at [](, job postings, targeted email campaigns, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. The company publishes Search & Employ®, a bimonthly print and digital magazine; and distributes 50,000+ print copies of each issue. The company was founded in 1998, and is located in Loveland, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati).

RecruitMilitary's website received User's Choice Awards from Weddle's ([]( in 2013 and 2014. Weddle's is a publisher of guides and directories that focus on the employment-related area of the Internet. The awards are a result of a year-long annual survey conducted by Weddle's to recognize "the elite of the online employment industry." The judges are recruiters and job seekers who have used the sites.

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Kelly Wagner
RecruitMilitary LLC