Tulsa Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on May 2, 2019 at Cox Business Center in Tulsa , OK.

Job fair hoping to hire America's heroes

“TULSA, Okla. -- America's heroes for hire met dozens of employers ready to hire them Thursday. It was all part of one of Tulsa's biggest veteran job fairs that 2 Works for You and our parent company, Scripps, proudly sponsored.”


“TULSA - Thursday, the DAV and RecruitMilitary will hold a job fair in Tulsa designed to help veterans, military spouses, reservists and guardsmen find careers. ”

Veterans local job fair announced

“RecruitMilitary.com is excited to produce an inaugural local veteran recruiting event upcoming in Tulsa April 13 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Cox Business Center.”

The Hire More Heroes Act is misguided. There is no veterans’ unemployment crisis.

“Americans may be shocked to learn that there is no veterans’ unemployment crisis. The unemployment rate in 2014 for post-9/11 veterans was 7.2 percent, the lowest level in seven years of tracking these veterans. ”

What Government Should Actually Do To Support Veterans' Employment

“The latest crisis at the Department of Veterans Affairs has called into question again the proper role of government in the care of our veterans. Whereas healthcare is clearly in shambles, veterans’ employment is another realm in which well-meaning government involvement has been inefficient at best and ineffective or counterproductive at worst. ”

Employment and Returning Veterans

“Peter Gudmundsson talked about the availability of jobs for returning service members.”

Beyond Altruism

“Among the fondest memories Peter Gudmundsson ’85 has of his three years as an active-duty U.S. Marine officer was the time in 1987 when, off the coast of Vietnam, he stood on the deck of a U.S. Navy ship looking up at the Soviet planes flying overhead. What was particularly memorable, he says, was not the plane flying overhead, but the reaction of the men in his platoon”

Money For Lunch

“Money for Lunch host Bert Martinez interviewed Peter Gudmundsson. Discussed veteran hiring.”

Helping veterans overcome job search challenges

“Mike Rollins is featured on America Now. Recently, America Now visited a RecruitMilitary job fair held at the Hurst Conference Center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. ”

TN veterans face tough battle to find employment

“By Naomi Snyder Terry Pack was an aircraft mechanic serving in the Army in Iraq, spending two of the last six years in combat overseas. Now that he's done his service for the country, he can't even get a job doing oil changes at Sears. "It's tough,'' said the unemployed Clarksville veteran, who was honorably discharged in January. "I've been looking for any job." A congressional hea...”

Veterans and Jobs

“Matt Murphy, RecruitMilitary's Senior VP of Business Development and Sales is a guest on Washington Journal to talk about a recent report that shows the jobless rate for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is over eleven percent. He talks about connecting employers, educational institutions, and franchisors to veterans because of their character, skills and training, diversity, and securi...”

When attendees registered for the Tulsa Veterans Job Fair, we asked them to let us know what fields they are interested in. The table below is a breakdown of those interests.

Interest Attendee Count Percentage
Government 76 35%
Management/Supervision 70 33%
Project / Program Management 52 24%
Quality Assurance / Safety 50 23%
Business / Strategic Management 49 23%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 44 20%
Aviation / Aerospace 43 20%
Manufacturing / Operations 43 20%
Human Resources 39 18%
Administrative / Clerical 35 16%
Education / Training 34 16%
Law Enforcement / Security 32 15%
Field Service 31 14%
Customer Support / Client Care 30 14%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 30 14%
Sales / Business Development 28 13%
Marketing / Product Management 27 12%
Construction / Trades 24 11%
Engineering 24 11%
Medical / Health 23 10%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 22 10%
Other 21 9%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 21 9%
Electronics 21 9%
IT / Software Development 17 8%
Biotech / R&D / Science 15 7%
Creative / Design 13 6%
Part-time 12 5%
Editorial / Writing 11 5%
Food Services / Hospitality 10 4%
Retail 9 4%
Legal 5 2%
RecruitMilitary has held 3 events in Tulsa, drawing 450 attendees and 88 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

Very well organized and professional. Best one I have been to yet!!
Tulsa Career Fair -- Services Recruiter
Well oiled machine.
Tulsa Career Fair -- Telecommunications Recruiter
The people representing the companies were pleasant and welcoming to talk with. The entire experience was great!
Tulsa Career Fair -- Navy E-4
I got my current position at the fair.
Tulsa Career Fair -- Army E-4
This event brings in disciplined, hard working professionals with experience.
Tulsa -- Education recruiter
Great event, quality applicants, steady flow.
Tulsa -- Telecommunications recruiter
Host of recruiters were approachable and easy to talk to!
Tulsa -- Army E-7
I had been looking at several jobs and was able to meet the HR managers from those companies.
Tulsa -- National Guard E-5

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