Corpus Christi Veterans Job Fair

Whataburger Field

734 E Port Ave

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Corpus Christi Veterans Job Fair

March 28, 2019 11:00 AM March 28, 2019 3:00 PM

Employer Packages


For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Exhibitor


    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $795 special for certified small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $595 special for veteran-owned small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $795 special for local public safety organizations
    • * $995 special for US Government Entities
  • Targeted


    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Pre-event Targeted Email
      ($995 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $1,395 special for US Government Entities
  • Branding


    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 4 Representatives
    • ½-page Ad in Search & Employ® ($1,995 value)
    • An Ad in our Monthly “VetTen” Email ($1,595 value)
    • Featured in Pre-Event Marketing ($500 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $2,795 special for US Government Entities

Educator Packages


For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Educator


    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide

At a Veteran Job Fair, you can begin the selection process with what is normally one of the final stages of a face-to-face meeting with the candidate. We present these events in cooperation with leading corporations, news media, industry associations, veterans organizations, and government agencies. All Veteran Job Fairs take place in major military markets. To attract job candidates to the fairs, we promote the events intensively to our huge database of registered candidates, and we run display ads in major newspapers in the areas where they will take place.

Why Hire Veterans?

If you are not familiar with hiring veterans, we would like to share three reasons why military personnel will make great employees for your organization:

  • Well-trained. Veterans possess skills that are critical for an organization to succeed. They are trained to be mission-oriented and to work as a team. They possess critical skills for organizational success including discipline, responsibility, respect, and unparalleled work ethic.
  • Skills that overlap. Veterans have been trained in specific skills that greatly overlap civilian work. Whether driving an 18-wheel tractor-trailer or leading an organization in an executive position, the military provides people with the training to be successful in trades, as well as the experience and conditioning required for management positions.
  • Diverse backgrounds. The military employs a highly diverse workforce. Approximately 45% of our candidates are women and/or ethnic minorities, enabling you to connect with skilled and diverse candidates through our events.

Whataburger Field

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Venue Information

  • Exhibitors may arrive at the venue between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The Job Fair begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
  • Exhibitors will be provided a 6' table draped with linen and two chairs.
  • The Job Fair will take place in the Cotton Club.
  • Enter through the Main Entrance of the building and look for signs and staff directing to the event room.
  • Coffee will be available at 9:00 a.m. in a separate area marked with RecruitMilitary "Exhibitors Only" signage.
  • The Exhibitors lunch will be served from 1:30-3:00pm in an area marked with "RecruitMilitary Exhibitors Only" signage.
  • NO outside food or beverage is permitted.
  • Clients requiring access to electric should contact RecruitMilitary in advance to make payment and should bring their own power strip and extension cords. Without prior notification and payment, there is no guarantee electric will be provided.
  • Complimentary wifi will be available. User: Hooks Guest. Password to be provided on day of event.

Shipping Instructions

You may ship packages and boxes for the Job Fair up to three (3) business days before the scheduled event (shipments to arrive no earlier than Monday, March 25, 2019). Please ship to:

Whataburger Field
754 E Port Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Attn: Jorden Klaevemann
HOLD FOR RecruitMilitary Job Fair 3/28/2019
(YOUR Company Name)

Client company will be fully responsible for contacting your own carrier to pick up your equipment after the event. Any items not picked up by March 29, 2019, are not the responsibility of the venue nor RecruitMilitary.

Parking Information

Complimentary parking is available to all event attendees in the South or West Lots.

View a parking map for Whataburger Field.

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 Corpus Christi 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 55 55%
Management/Supervision 43 43%
Quality Assurance / Safety 34 34%
Project / Program Management 30 30%
Education / Training 27 27%
Construction / Trades 27 27%
Human Resources 26 26%
Business / Strategic Management 26 26%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 25 25%
Law Enforcement / Security 23 23%
Administrative / Clerical 21 21%
Aviation / Aerospace 21 21%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 20 20%
Field Service 18 18%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 17 17%
Manufacturing / Operations 17 17%
Part-time 16 16%
Medical / Health 16 16%
Other 15 15%
Engineering 14 14%
Sales / Business Development 14 14%
Marketing / Product Management 14 14%
Electronics 13 13%
Creative / Design 13 13%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 11 11%
Customer Support / Client Care 10 10%
Biotech / R&D / Science 9 9%
Editorial / Writing 9 9%
Retail 8 8%
IT / Software Development 8 8%
Food Services / Hospitality 8 8%
Legal 5 5%
RecruitMilitary is excited to produce our inaugural veteran recruiting event in Corpus Christi. We look forward to having you join us and help make the event a great success for area veterans and companies.

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