Baltimore Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on October 3, 2013 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • Lockheed Martin
  • Amtrak National Passenger Corp.
  • Ryder System, Inc.
  • General Dynamics C4 Systems
  • CSX Transportation, Inc.
  • Exelon Corp.
  • DeVry University
  • State Farm
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation

Exhibitors

  • Hallaton, Inc.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Medical Sales College/Spinal Elements
  • USAA
  • DAI
  • Clarks Ace Hardware
  • Anne Arundel County Police Department
  • BRT, Inc.
  • HST Corporate Interiors
  • Room & Board
  • Ambit Energy
  • Ms. Honey Do, LLC Home Improvement
  • The Mission Continues
  • Don White's Timonium Chrysler Jeep Dodge
  • Smartlink LLC.
  • WIS International
  • Gypsum Management & Supply, Inc.
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Quest Diagnostics, Inc.
  • La Quinta
  • Baltimore City Fire Academy
  • Make the Connection (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • State of Maryland Department of Budget and Management
  • Prince William County Dept. of Fire and Rescue
  • FedEx Ground
  • Verizon Communications
  • Johns Hopkins Health System
  • Lieberman & Mark
  • Watkins Meegan LLC.
  • West Coast Training
  • American Income Life Insurance Company
  • Chesterfield County Police Department
  • Prudential
  • First Command Financial Planning
  • Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
  • The Art Institutes
  • Trident University International
  • Venture One, LLC.
  • University of Phoenix
  • AutoNation
  • Heavy Construction Academy

Job fair for veterans and military spouses held Thursday at M&T Bank Stadium

“BALTIMORE - Hundreds of veterans were at M&T Bank Stadium looking for jobs Thursday. ”

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 hosting job fair for veterans in Baltimore

“With news of President Barack Obama's plan to bring troops home from Afghanistan, groups like Recruit Military are preparing and expanding to take care of veterans in search of work. Director of military outreach for Recruit Military said the organization is in 30 cities, hosting more than 70 job fairs a year for military veterans.”

The four myths and opportunities of hiring veterans today

“In an era when “support our troops” bumper stickers are common and billboards and radio advertisements abound with rallying calls to give veterans a job, it is not surprising that many employers are overwhelmed and confused. Good intentions permeate most efforts to employ veterans at the national, state and local levels.”

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. ”

WBAL (NBC 11) M&T Bank Stadium to host job fair for veterans

“Military veterans looking for a job should head to M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday as dozens of companies from all over the region will be there with open spots to fill, and it's also where veterans can get resume help and interview training. Jennifer Franciotti reports.”

Local Vets Making The Most Of The Job Search

“(WBAL-AM) Local military veterans spent the day meeting and networking with veteran-friendly employers in Baltimore at M&T Bank Stadium. ”

Job fair helps local vets get back to work

“A Baltimore job fair aims at helping veterans make the transition into the civilian workforce. The Recruit Military Opportunity Expo was held at M& T Bank Stadium today connecting veterans with potential employers and education. A representative of recruit military says companies love hiring veterans. The recruit military opportunity expo plans to head back to the stadium in Septembe...”

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...”

Companies Recruit Veterans in Baltimore

“Reported by Jeff Hager Veteran's sense of duty, discretion, and commitment to a cause make them highly sought after commodities even in a lean job market. A variety of local companies are recruiting today at the RecruitMilitary Career Fair, including Constellation Energy Group, Life Bridge Health, FBI, and the Unites States Postal Service among about three dozen others. Interviews wit...”

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...”

RecruitMilitary has held 20 events in Baltimore, drawing 5,100 attendees and 809 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 935 Registered Attendees
  • 407 Soldiers
  • 161 Sailors
  • 142 Airmen
  • 94 Marines
  • 22 Spouses
  • 10 Coast Guardsmen
  • 8 Others
  • 4 DoD Civilians
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In partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Ryder

Exhibitor Registration
I recently attended your recruit expo in Baltimore, MD and am happy to say that I got a job with Carmax. Thanks for the email and the opportunity to meet with my new employer!!!
Bryan Palmer
I had never been to one of these Expos, but am certainly glad I drove over. I walked away with 4 or 5 great opportunities.
Baltimore Expo Attendee
The corporations that participated were very informative and helped translate military skills into positions available.
Baltimore Expo Attendee
Great diversity of the types of firms represented, both local and national. Event provides access to firms and career opportunities that you wouldn’t necessarily have considered or explored.
Baltimore Expo Attendee
The variety of employers gave me the opportunity to think about career fields that were beyond my specialty.
Baltimore Expo Attendee
Candidates were well prepared and offered a great deal of skills.
Recruiter, Health & Medical Industry, May 2013 Baltimore event
The event was excellent. I especially enjoyed the fact that a news reporter was covering the event to show support for the veterans and to inform the audience of the career fair.
Recruiter, Financial Services Industry, May 2013 Baltimore event
I thought this job fair exceeded others that I have attended. The number and quality of our veteran applicants are all tributes to their respective service. The planning and organization of the RecruitMilitary Job Fair exceeded all of my expectations.
Recruiter, Security Industry, May 2013 Baltimore Career Fair
The event was well organized with candidates from a variety of backgrounds. Attending events like this helps Kaiser Permanente in its mission to recruit and attract a diverse employee group.
Recruiter, Kaiser Permanente, May 2012 Baltimore Career Fair
For our organization this event was perfect. It allowed us to connect with some really great talent within the veteran community, which enabled our recruiting program to come away with some quality prospects.
Recruiter, Financial Services Industry, May 2012 Baltimore Career Fair
Excellent event! I lost my job last week but because of this event, it looks like I may be back to work as early as in a few weeks, plus getting free training!
March 2014 - Veteran Job Seeker, Army National Guard - E6
It was awesome - we are in the process of hiring 4 individuals.
Healthcare recruiter, 3/27/2014 Houston Career Fair
I received a job that very day!
1/30/14 OKC Career Fair -- Army E-6
Great information was passed out before and during the event. This helped me to prepare for vendors and on the spot interviews, of which I had two.
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Marine E-2
Each RecruitMilitary Expo features different recruiters, so don't miss any of them!
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Veteran job seeker
This career fair was one of the best I have ever been to. It was well organized and I have scheduled FIVE interviews as a result of it.
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Navy E-5
When one is prepared for a RecruitMilitary event, there is a great opportunity that you will get an interview on the spot. This event was really a rewarding one as I was interviewed on the spot and hired. Thank you RecruitMilitary for the announcement and pre-registration information. This event has been a great blessing to me.
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Army E-6
I was very impressed by this event. I met a lot of candidates that have the work experience and educational background that we are recruiting for.
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Education recruiter
Well run event. RecruitMilitary staff was knowledgeable and very helpful. Candidates were of very high quality. Venue was great, and the marketing done for the event was excellent.
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Education recruiter
Excellent! Much better than other general job fairs. Candidates seemed well prepared and very professional.
05/29/14 Baltimore Career Fair -- Insurance recruiter
Four of the people I spoke with today could come work for me tomorrow! Great event!
August 2014 Employer -- Financial Services recruiter
Do your research and dress for the occasion. Bring at least two different resumes, one which targets the job you are trying to land. The other should be a more broad based, generic one highlighting all of the jobs skills you have.
Nov 2014 Attendee -- Navy E-7
The recurring role of "talk to everyone" is extremely important and should be embraced by each job seeker. Please continue to stress the importance of networking, not only with the recruiters but with fellow job seekers to increase the likeliness of finding a hidden opportunity.
1-15-15 San Antonio Career Fair attendee (Army O-3)