Indianapolis Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on December 8, 2016 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.

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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. ”

Career fair Thursday for veterans and spouses

“INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Veterans and their spouses looking for a job will get the chance Thursday to meet with dozens of employers at a free career fair designed specifically for them. ”

Career fair held Thursday for veterans and spouses

“INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Local veterans and their spouses met with dozens of employers at a career fair Thursday specifically for them. The fair is organized by Recruit Military, a national company that connects veterans with jobs, and the Disabled American Veterans. It was held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on Michigan Road.”

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. ”

Job Fair Caters To Vets, Families

“A job fair in Indianapolis on Thursday attracted hundreds of military veterans and members of their families who are searching for career opportunities. The Recruit Military Opportunity Expo began at 11 a.m. at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The free event was reserved only for veterans and their spouses, 6News' Julie Pursley reported. The American Legion, Purple Heart Services and the M...”

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...”

Hundreds turn out for veterans job fair

“INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A job fair for veterans is getting a big turn out. Hundreds of Hoosiers are at the Indianapolis Museum of Art looking for a new job. The job fair for veterans started at 11 a.m. It is being held inside the Zink Events Pavillion at the IMA. Turnout is already high. Veterans will be able to interview with national, regional and local employers. Companies like Walgreens...”

When attendees registered for the Indianapolis Veteran 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 182 39%
Management/Supervision 163 35%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 115 25%
Manufacturing / Operations 103 22%
Law Enforcement / Security 99 21%
Quality Assurance / Safety 93 20%
Education / Training 91 19%
Human Resources 89 19%
Business / Strategic Management 85 18%
Project / Program Management 84 18%
Administrative / Clerical 73 15%
Customer Support / Client Care 71 15%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 70 15%
Sales / Business Development 64 13%
Construction / Trades 61 13%
Field Service 60 13%
Aviation / Aerospace 57 12%
IT / Software Development 55 11%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 51 11%
Marketing / Product Management 50 10%
Medical / Health 49 10%
Electronics 48 10%
Other 45 9%
Biotech / R&D / Science 44 9%
Part-time 41 8%
Engineering 36 7%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 35 7%
Creative / Design 30 6%
Legal 29 6%
Editorial / Writing 28 6%
Food Services / Hospitality 24 5%
Retail 19 4%
RecruitMilitary has held 14 events in Indianapolis, drawing 3,727 attendees and 522 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 459 Registered Attendees
  • 203 Soldiers
  • 77 Sailors
  • 44 Airmen
  • 44 Marines
  • 12 Spouses
  • 3 Others
This by far surpassed my expectations! I think it was a great event with great candidates! We can’t wait to get involved in other cities!
Indianapolis Career Fair Retail Industry Recruiter
Much better than other job fairs. Well organized. Total support provided. Genuine care and concern shown for vendors and clients.
Indianapolis Career Fair - Educational Institution Recruiter
I am thankful that I went to this event and received the contacts that I did! I was running into a brick wall in my job search. I feel I am on the right track now and moving forward with a company that was associated with the RecruitMilitary Expo.
Indianapolis Career Fair - Veteran
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
I received a job that very day!
1/30/14 OKC Career Fair -- Army E-6
This tops any and all events that I have ever attended.
Indianapolis Career Fair -- Transportation/Logistics Recruiter
I was impressed with the professionalism & passion that the organizers expressed. Truly great people with one thing on their mind....TO HELP VETERANS make the sometimes tough transition from military to civilian life. I know because I've been there. Great job to all who put this together!!!
Indianapolis Career Fair -- Law Enforcement and Security Recruiter
This was probably the best career fair that I have been to. I made many new contacts that I believe will result in interviews and a new career for myself. Thank you.
Indianapolis Career Fair -- Army E-4
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
Don't skip exhibits assuming that they aren't hiring for your particular skills. For example, trucking companies still need finance & admin personnel, insurance agencies still need tech support personnel, etc.
Indianapolis Career Fair - Army E-5

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