Kansas City Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on September 26, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • Lockheed Martin
  • The Home Depot
  • BNSF Railway
  • City of Kansas City
  • Cargill
  • Missouri Department of Corrections
  • DeVry University

Exhibitors

  • Full Employment Council of Kansas City
  • US Bank
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Wil-Trans
  • Kansas City Transportation Authority
  • Bartlett Milling Company
  • Bennett Packaging and Displays
  • Columbia Southern University
  • Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
  • Quest Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Veterans Employment Service Office
  • Con-Way Truckload, Inc.
  • Kansas State University
  • Comcast
  • Walgreens
  • TTX Company
  • Veterans United Home Loans
  • Prudential Financial
  • Trident University International
  • Allstate
  • The Art Institutes
  • Air Force Reserve Command
  • Oklahoma College of Construction
  • Centriq Training
  • Heavy Construction Academy
  • Quintiles, Phase I Services

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. ”

Special job fair held for military veterans and spouses

“Reported by John Pepitone, WDAF-TV Fox 4. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Around 300 military veterans and their spouses were at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday for a special job fair designed to connect them with companies who are interested in hiring those who have served in any branch of the U.S. military. ”

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...”

Hope for jobless vets at the upcoming RecruitMilitary Career Fair

“By Nadia Pflaum in Now Hiring. The RecruitMilitary Career Fair is coming to the Uptown Theater in Kansas City on Thursday, July 23, according to Karen Galvin of RecruitMilitary, LLC. The event is free for veterans and their spouses, who are invited to interview with national, regional and local employers from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A list of the companies confirmed to attend so far inc...”

Helping Jobless Vets

“CNN Host Fredricka Whitfield One in nine Iraq and Afghanistan vets is out of work. Fredricka Whitfield talks with Rick Jones about how RecruitMilitary's website and career fair events are helping veterans and military spouses find jobs in the current economy. CNN's Josh Levs shows viewers how to navigate the RecruitMilitary website and points out key features most useful to veteran job seek...”

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...”

RecruitMilitary has held 7 events in Kansas City, drawing 2,049 attendees and 231 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 733 Veterans
  • 383 Soldiers
  • 126 Sailors
  • 100 Airmen
  • 97 Marines
  • 15 Spouses
  • 5 Others
  • 5 Coast Guardsmen
  • 1 Merchant Marine
  • 1 DoD Civilian
Exhibitor Packages
I now have a career outside of the military thanks to this Expo.
Kansas City Expo Attendee
RecruitMilitary events are an excellent opportunity for veterans to make contact with recruiters from companies that really appreciate what veterans offer as employees.
Kansas City Expo Attendee
This was my first Expo. I was impressed with the number of exhibitors. I received good info from those I communicated with and definitely would recommend this to others.
Kansas City Expo Attendee
I liked it because I was able to meet with different Companies and get face time, rather than just going online to post a resume.
Kansas City Expo Attendee
There were several top companies looking for immediate hires.
Kansas City Expo Attendee