Online Job Fair for Veterans & Military Spouses November 13, 2012
CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2012
CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Milicruit, the recognized leader in
virtual career fairs for veterans and military spouses, today announced that
the next online career fair for veterans and military spouses will take place
on November 13th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM EDT at www.veteranscareerfair.com with
recruiters available live during that time. The site is also available on
demand 24/7/365 for job seekers to browse open positions and send messages to
recruiters even after the live event hours.
The group of participating employers and groups to date includes: Aetna,
American Corporate Partners, American Red Cross, AOC Solutions, Arise Virtual
Solutions Inc., Camping World, CBRE, CHSi Middle East, Citi, Coach USA,
Convergys, DaVita, Dish Network, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, General Motors,
Graybar, Hero2Hire, IHG, IM Flash, Lowe's, Level 3 Communications, Inc,
Medline, MOAA, NCO Financial, Northwestern Mutual, Office of Personnel Mgmt,
Penske Truck Leasing, Pepsi Beverages Company, Pfizer, Philips, Progressive,
Sears, State Street Corporation, The SI Organization Inc., Travelers, TSA,
Union Pacific, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Waste Management, WMATA-
Washington Metro, Xerox Business Services
"We recognize both the private and public sectors need to do all they can to
help those who have served and sacrificed for our country find gainful
employment when they return. The Milicruit veterans career fairs are an
extremely effective and efficient way for the employers and veterans to meet
in real time, from anywhere with a computer and internet access," said Kate
Spellman, President of UBM Studios.
The Milicruit virtual job fair is accessible to active duty, guard/reservists,
veterans and military spouses. The website to register is
www.veteranscareerfair.com. In addition to the monthly virtual career fairs,
job seekers can search for all available positions in the jobs center by
location, job title, keyword and military occupation specialty or code.
In March of this year, Milicruit and their employer partners launched the
10,000 Jobs for Veterans and Military Spouses Challenge. The goal was to find
jobs for at least 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2013, and
in just 8 months, the employers have already hired more than 9,211 veterans
and military spouses.
Milicruit is the recognized leader in virtual recruiting environments for
military veterans. Powered by UBM Studios, Milicruit brings employers who are
committed to helping returning veterans find suitable employment together with
job-seeking military veterans and their spouses. Given the large number of
veterans looking to reenter the civilian job market, Milicruit allows
employers and job seekers to meet and interact in a convenient online setting.
For additional information on Milicruit or to purchase virtual career fair
services, visit www.veteranscareerfair.com.
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and
bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and
provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We
focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game
developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists
around the world. Our 6,634 staff in more than 31 countries are organised into
specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and
their markets to work effectively and efficiently.
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PR & Marketing Coordinator
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