Denver Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on April 18, 2013 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO.
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- L-3 Communications Integrated Systems
- Baker Hughes
- Prudential Financial
- Level 3 Communications
- Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace
- DeVry University
- The Home Depot
- SGS North America, Inc.
- First Command Financial Planning
- American Income Life Insurance Company
- Kelly Services
- Metro Construction
- Western Summit Constructors, Inc
- KMO Consulting
- Planet Automotive
- Argosy University
- Long Building Technologies
- Dish Network
- One Clear Choice
- Northwestern Mutual Finance Network
- Veterans Employment Service Office
- TravelCenters of America / Petro Stopping Centers
- DaVita, Inc.
- US Foods
- The Kroger Co.
- Veterans Green Jobs
- A Buyer's Choice Home Inspection - Colorado
- Ecotech Institute
- National Federation of Independent Business
- Direct Energy Services
- Southwest Carpenters Training Fund
- ITT Technical Institute
- The Difference Makers, LLC.
- Griffith University
- Redstone College
- United Rentals, Inc.
- Colorado Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies
- Wheat Ridge Police Department
- Niagara Bottling, LLC
- New Horizons Computer Learning Center
- Oklahoma College of Construction
- Terracare Associates, LLC
- HSS, Inc.
- The Art Institutes
“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. ”
“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. ”
“Recruit Military is a job-finding organization run by veterans to help folks leaving the service transition into civilian jobs. The group held their jobs expo at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and hundreds of veterans showed up to meet with companies and colleges. “We probably do these fairs in about 60 cities around the nation,” said John Lundberg. “Our goal is to put vets i...”
“The transition from military service to civilian employment can be difficult, but a military recruitment fair is looking to make the job hunt a little easier. The Opportunity Expo will be at the Pepsi Center Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. RecruitMilitary.com is partnering with the American Legion to put on the event. John Lundberg with RecruitMilitary.com says over 40 organizations fr...”
“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...”