Columbus Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on July 25, 2013 at Aladdin Shrine Event & Conference Center in Columbus, OH.
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- Rolls Royce
- Pacer International
- General Electric
- State Farm
- The Home Depot
- McDonald's Corporation
- ETAK Systems, Inc.
- Mission Essential Personnel
- Pole/Zero Corporation
- DeVry University
- Thirty-One Gifts
- Nucor Steel Marion
- Niagara Bottling, LLC
- Charter One Bank
- New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
- ProTouch Restoration
- Rogue Fitness
- American Income Life Insurance Company
- Alliance Data
- Washington National
- The Brickman Group
- First Command Financial Planning
- Division 7, Inc.
- Veterans Employment Service Office
- Kelly Services
- Time Warner Cable
- Sygma Network
- Edward Jones Investments
- Mercy Health
- Quicken Loans
- Travel Solutions 24
- Georgia College of Construction
- The Kroger Co.
- Air Force Reserve Command
- Career Path Media Group, Inc.
- My Computer Career
- Heavy Construction Academy
“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. ”
“COLUMBUS, Ohio - It is a job fair at the Aladdin Shrine Center, but not just any job fair. It is specifically for those who watch out for our country, military veterans. "When you hire a veteran you get someone with leadership and management skills," said Sgt. Joe Lewis. ”
“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. ”
“Peter Gudmundsson talked about the availability of jobs for returning service members.”
“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.”
“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 host Bert Martinez interviewed Peter Gudmundsson. Discussed veteran hiring.”
“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. ”
“The Columbus Dispatch - Paquin and many veterans nationwide are looking for work, and business and veterans organizations have launched initiatives to help them. One of the latest efforts came at a veterans job fair in Columbus yesterday, organized by RecruitMilitary, a veteran-centered employment firm. ”
“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...”
“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...”