Sacramento Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on July 20, 2023 at Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Sacramento, CA.

Who's Hiring: Veterans job fair - Jan. 22, 2015

“On Thursday, Jan. 22, there's a job fair for Veterans and their family members. It's from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aerospace Museum. Veterans. Veterans and their families are encouraged to stop by to apply for a job. ”

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 Sacramento 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
Project / Program Management 10 55%
Government 9 50%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 8 44%
Education / Training 8 44%
Management/Supervision 8 44%
Business / Strategic Management 7 38%
Law Enforcement / Security 6 33%
Manufacturing / Operations 5 27%
Administrative / Clerical 5 27%
Human Resources 5 27%
IT / Software Development 5 27%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 5 27%
Electronics 4 22%
Part-time 4 22%
Marketing / Product Management 4 22%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 4 22%
Customer Support / Client Care 4 22%
Medical / Health 4 22%
Other 4 22%
Quality Assurance / Safety 4 22%
Sales / Business Development 4 22%
Creative / Design 3 16%
Aviation / Aerospace 3 16%
Construction / Trades 3 16%
Field Service 2 11%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 2 11%
Food Services / Hospitality 2 11%
Engineering 2 11%
Biotech / R&D / Science 2 11%
Retail 1 5%
Editorial / Writing 1 5%
Legal 1 5%

Who Attended?

Loved the idea of offering suits for people looking for a new job. Thank you for all you guys do for the vets!
Sacramento Career Fair -- Attendee
It was good to be refreshed with some good guidance to the next step in this employment seeking process.
Sacramento Career Fair -- Navy E-7
Good mix of people from all backgrounds. I consistently find a gem among the group.
Sacramento -- Energy and Utilities recruiter
It was a great talking to different employers. Received a lot of info on how to apply to their positions and what they are looking for.
Sacramento -- Navy E-5
All recruiters were extremely helpful and knowledgeable.
Sacramento -- Army E-7
Very good -- just like all the other ones you do. RecruitMilitary provides a good value for the money and gets you in front of a lot of qualified applicants.
Sacramento -- Government recruiter
Today was a very successful recruiting day. I received a lot of great resumes.
Sacramento -- Manufacturing recruiter
Most of the vendors have a familiarity with the military and can relate their open positions to their organization.
Sacramento -- Air Force E-8
The people representing their companies were full of knowledge and were very enthusiastic to share it with the veterans that showed up to hear it. I had some great one-on-one conversations that day. The networking is invaluable.
Sacramento -- Army E-4

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