Greater Dallas Veterans Job Fair

AT&T Stadium

One AT&T Way

Arlington, TX 76011

Greater Dallas Veterans Job Fair

November 16, 2017 11:00 AM November 16, 2017 3:00 PM

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For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Exhibitor

    $1,295

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    • 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

    $1,795

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    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Pre-event Targeted Email
      ($795 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $1,395 special for US Government Entities
  • Branding

    $3,495

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    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295)
    • 4 Representatives
    • ½-page Ad in Search & Employ® ($1,995 value)
    • An Ad in our Monthly “VetTen” Email ($1,095 value)
    • Featured in Pre-Event Marketing ($500 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $2,795 special for US Government Entities

Select an Educator Package

For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Educator

    $1,795

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    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
  • Educator Advantage

    $2,195

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    • Exhibition Booth ($1,795 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • School name listed in the Search & Employ education directory in the next two issues

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Additional Representatives Policy

Your booth purchase includes representatives. The attendance of any additional representatives will require a $50 fee per additional representative which will allow us to provide the appropriate accommodations for the number of recruiters that attend the event on behalf of your organization. If your organization has any additional representatives show up on the day of the event without paying the fee in advance, you will be invoiced $50 for each representative, on the day of the event.

Cancellation Policy

RecruitMilitary does not offer refunds. If an exhibitor is unable to attend a Veteran Opportunity Expo (“Expo”) for which it has already registered, RecruitMilitary will make every effort to allow the exhibitor to attend a future Expo, provided the exhibitor attends the Expo within twelve months of the Invoice Date. However, to qualify, RecruitMilitary must receive a cancellation request at least ten business days' prior to the date of the Expo for which you were registered. Unpaid invoices must be paid whether or not the exhibitor attends the event for which it originally registered. Cancellation requests must be sent via e-mail to support@recruitmilitary.com, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. If a cancellation request is received fewer than ten business days before the Expo, or if the exhibitor does not show up at the Expo at all, then that exhibitor will not be entitled to transfer its registration to a new Expo.

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.

AT&T Stadium

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Venue Information

  • Exhibitor set up is between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
  • The Job Fair will take place in the AT&T Endzone West.
  • Coffee will be available at 9:00 a.m.
  • The Exhibitors lunch will be served from 1:30-3:00pm in an area of the Endzone West marked with "RecruitMilitary Exhibitor Only" signage.
  • Clients requiring access to electric should contact RecruitMilitary in advance to make payment and bring their own power strip and extension cords.

Shipping Instructions

Do to limited storage and security precautions at the stadium, exhibitors should ship their materials into and out of their hotel. Please allow time for materials to be searched by stadium security upon entry.

Parking Information

Complimentary parking is available in Parking Lot 10.

Exhibitors should enter the stadium through Entry J.

DIRECTIONS:
From Dallas (east of AT&T Stadium)
Interstate 30 West Exit Ballpark Way. Keep right at the end of the exit ramp. Turn Right on Ballpark Way. Turn Right on Randol Mill Road. Lot 10 will be on the left just past Lots 1-3 before Collins Street.

From Fort Worth (west of AT&T Stadium)
Interstate 30 East Exit Collins Street (FM157). Turn right on Collins Street (FM157) at the end of the exit ramp. Turn Left on Randol Mill Road. Turn Right into Lot 10.

From DFW Airport & Grapevine Area (north of AT&T Stadium)
Highway 360 South Exit Division Street. Keep right at the end of the exit ramp on to Division Street heading west. Turn Right on AT&T Way. Turn Left on Randol Mill Road. Lot 10 will be on the left just past Lots 1-3 before Collins Street.

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A Career Day: Job Fair Held for North Texas Veterans

“CW-33 (KDAF)- NewsFix We all know how hard it is to land a job these days, from countless resumes and cover letters, to job searches, folks put in a lot of work just to get work. But for others finding a job means more than just another paycheck.”

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. ”

Irving's RecruitMilitary Considered Biggest in U.S.

“The Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas was the site of what organizers describe as the largest RecruitMilitary event ever. The event is held across the country and helps connect veterans and their spouses with jobs.”

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. ”

Veterans Seek Work at Irving Job Fair

“NBC 5 (KXAS) Dallas/Ft. Worth - Veterans looking for work got some help on Thursday.”

Specialized Job Fairs Help Veterans Find Work After Their Service

“Returning to civilian life is tough enough for veterans. Finding a job can be even a bigger challenge.”

Job Expo Focuses on Veterans, Military Spouses

“Hundreds of veterans looking for jobs attended a job expo in Las Colinas on Thursday. Veterans said they were grateful for the opportunity to meet many potential employers. "There is some difficulty translating what you've done in the military and how companies can take advantage of it," veteran P.J. Preddy said.”

KLUV 98.7 FM Speaks to RecruitMilitary about upcoming event: Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo - Dallas

“Mike Rollins, RecruitMilitary Event Director discusses Dallas Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo on KLUV 98.7 FM's Community Corner segment with Kathy Jones. ”

Career Fair Held For Military Veterans

“Hiring Our Heroes/RecruitMilitary Veteran Opportunity Expo being held at the Irving Convention Center. Interviewed in the story is Mike Rollins of RecruitMiltiary, GameStop, and several veterans...”

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 Greater Dallas 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
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 3 30%
Manufacturing / Operations 2 20%
Management/Supervision 2 20%
Medical / Health 1 10%
Aviation / Aerospace 1 10%
Other 1 10%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 1 10%
Business / Strategic Management 1 10%
Government 1 10%
Human Resources 1 10%
Marketing / Product Management 1 10%
Quality Assurance / Safety 1 10%
Sales / Business Development 1 10%
RecruitMilitary has held 40 events in Dallas, drawing 19,694 attendees and 2,389 exhibitors.

Who’s Registered?

Great event with extremely qualified candidates. I was impressed with their professionalism and preparedness to be interviewed immediately. Extremely successful event.
8/25/16 Dallas Career Fair -- Financial Services Recruiter
The job fair is always jam packed with diverse employers and opportunities to network are immense. Thank you for paying special care and attention to veterans and their families.
8/25/16 Dallas Career Fair -- Navy E-4
I was recruited from the November 2012 event so I have first hand knowledge on the impact it can have.
11/17/16 Dallas Career Fair -- Retail Recruiter
Strong, prepared candidates and good pre-event communication.
11/17/16 Dallas Career Fair -- Aerospace Recruiter
Well organized and easy to reach out to recruiters. Lots of useful information about the hiring companies. Recruiters were well prepared to listen and counsel applicants. Great event!
11/17/16 Philadelphia Career Fair -- Army 0-2
The career fair is an excellent opportunity to not only find a career but it's the perfect place to boost your network. I was able to link up with an employer and I'll be going on my second interview soon.
11/17/16 Dallas Career Fair -- Attendee
Very organized. Better than most. Lots of opportunity and lots of room -- not crammed together like other fairs I've been to.
3/2/17 Dallas Career Fair -- Retail Recruiter
Great to give back to our veterans and have the opportunity to help them.
3/2/17 Dallas Career Fair -- Financial Services Recruiter
I have been looking for a job for about 3 months with no call backs. I attended the job fair and got a call the next day, with a phone interview 2 days later for the best job I have applied for.
3/2/17 Dallas Career Fair -- Navy E-6
This is a great job fair that you don't want to miss!!! Get Up...Go...No Excuses!!!
3/2/17 Dallas Career Fair -- Air Force E-4

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