Raleigh Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on August 5, 2021 at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC.

Job fair scheduled on Bragg in March

“ The DAV and RecruitMilitary will co-host a job fair next month for veterans, troops leaving active duty and spouses at Fort Bragg. The event will take place at the Iron Mike Conference and Catering Center on March 1-2 and will include more than 80 participating companies or organizations.”

Military job fair held in Raleigh

“RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Hundreds of military veterans and their spouses are hoping to get hired after a free career fair expo Thursday. More than 40 local and national companies set up booths inside Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium to recruit employees and offer jobs immediately to people with military backgrounds. ”

Job fair for veterans being held in Raleigh

“RALEIGH, N.C. - A career fair for veterans will be held Thursday at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. Companies like Home Depot, Lowe's and State Farm will be on hand to discuss opportunities with job seekers.”

Veterans hiring fair - interview with Javon Chavis of TWC

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Fort Bragg Report: Veterans Job Fair in Raleigh on Thursday

“he DAV and RecruitMilitary, a military-to-civilian recruitment firm, are teaming up for a job fair for veterans in Raleigh tomorrow, Jan. 29. The All Veterans Career Fair will be held at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.”

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.”

"Recruit Military" Job Fair A Hit In Raleigh

“Hundreds of military veterans from across the Triangle region and beyond packed a special job fair Thursday in Raleigh. This job fair at Carter-Finley Stadium was for veterans like Jimmy Hicks of Cameron, near Ft. Bragg.”

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. ”

Veteran Job Fair

“RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair in Raleigh”

Job fair aimed at finding work for veterans

“More than 1,000 veterans got to meet face-to-face with jobs seekers in Raleigh.”

Veteran Hiring Event in Raleigh

“A special hiring event for veterans and military spouses was held at Carter Finley Stadium. The event was produced by RecruitMiltiary.com in cooperation with the American Legion. Hundreds of veterans showed up to meet face-to-face with veteran-friendly organizations.”

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 Raleigh 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 95 43%
Management/Supervision 78 35%
Project / Program Management 68 31%
Quality Assurance / Safety 60 27%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 58 26%
Business / Strategic Management 54 24%
IT / Software Development 53 24%
Law Enforcement / Security 51 23%
Human Resources 50 22%
Customer Support / Client Care 41 18%
Administrative / Clerical 41 18%
Education / Training 40 18%
Manufacturing / Operations 38 17%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 34 15%
Aviation / Aerospace 32 14%
Other 30 13%
Medical / Health 29 13%
Sales / Business Development 25 11%
Electronics 24 10%
Field Service 24 10%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 24 10%
Marketing / Product Management 23 10%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 22 10%
Part-time 21 9%
Engineering 18 8%
Creative / Design 17 7%
Biotech / R&D / Science 15 6%
Construction / Trades 15 6%
Legal 13 5%
Food Services / Hospitality 13 5%
Retail 11 5%
Editorial / Writing 10 4%
RecruitMilitary has held 29 events in Raleigh, drawing 7,472 attendees and 919 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

Excellent bang for the buck. Good turnout of candidates. RM staff are extremely helpful and make it a worthwhile experience.
Raleigh -- Information Technology recruiter
The job fair was worth the drive. I was able to meet so many people I would not have met at other events.
Raleigh -- Army E-6
Great candidates come out every year! I know that when I attend this job fair I am going to find great candidates, food and drinks are offered, and the location is very good.
Raleigh -- Retail recruiter
Great turnout. Quality leads. Should result in some hires.
Raleigh -- Services recruiter
I made a few very promising connections that I think will result in a further interview.
Raleigh -- Army E-6
There were more companies I was interested in than I thought I would be interested in.
Raleigh -- Air Force O-3
The events are always very well coordinated and the candidate quality is top notch. These are the best and I'm not one to mince words. If you want qualified cleared professionals, invest in a table.
Raleigh -- Construction/Building Supplies recruiter
We found a lot of quality hires out of this job fair. Filled a lot of hard to fill openings.
Raleigh -- Law Enforcement and Security recruiter
Great idea to talk to all vendors!
Raleigh -- Army and Navy E-7
I arrived in the final hours of the job fair and was able to personally speak with a representative from every company I was interested in. Their willingness to accept resumes and provide application details was phenomenal!
Raleigh -- Air Force E-5

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