Las Vegas All Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on December 8, 2016 at Conference Center of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.

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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. ”

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.”

Hundreds of local veterans attend Las Vegas job fair

“Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Hundreds of local veterans were at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday, as part of a special job fair called "Hiring Our Heroes." ”

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 employment at Hiring Our Heroes job fair

“NBC 3 (KSNV) -- For veterans coming home from active duty, getting back into the work force can be pretty tough.”

Job Fair Targets Former Military Members - Video

“Hundreds of veterans from all generations were invited to meet with companies eager to put them to work.”

American Legion teams up with group for military job fair

“The American Legion has teamed up with the Cincinnati-based RecruitMilitary organization to offer a free jobs fair Thursday for military veterans and spouses. The Opportunity Expo hiring event, featuring more than 25 veteran-friendly corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies and other government employers and educational institutions, will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Las Vegas Motor Spe...”

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Veterans job placement organization stages event

“By Keith Rogers RecruitMilitary, an Ohio-based, veterans job placement organization, will hold its Veteran Opportunity Expo on Nov. 4 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The free event, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is expected to draw more than 300 veterans who are seeking employment. "This special event is intended to help our recently returning troops and other veterans, service members, and...”

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 Las Vegas All 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 224 38%
Management/Supervision 192 33%
Law Enforcement / Security 157 27%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 148 25%
Administrative / Clerical 126 21%
Human Resources 113 19%
Quality Assurance / Safety 112 19%
Education / Training 99 17%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 97 16%
Construction / Trades 90 15%
Business / Strategic Management 89 15%
Customer Support / Client Care 89 15%
Field Service 85 14%
Project / Program Management 84 14%
Manufacturing / Operations 78 13%
Food Services / Hospitality 78 13%
Part-time 75 12%
Aviation / Aerospace 74 12%
Other 65 11%
Electronics 64 11%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 62 10%
Medical / Health 61 10%
Sales / Business Development 59 10%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 57 9%
Marketing / Product Management 56 9%
Retail 53 9%
Engineering 52 9%
IT / Software Development 42 7%
Creative / Design 35 6%
Legal 32 5%
Biotech / R&D / Science 31 5%
Editorial / Writing 26 4%
RecruitMilitary has held 12 events in Las Vegas, drawing 3,273 attendees and 308 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 577 Registered Attendees
  • 196 Soldiers
  • 116 Airmen
  • 85 Sailors
  • 61 Marines
  • 15 Spouses
  • 1 Merchant Marine
  • 1 Coast Guardsman
I recommend this Expo to all my military friends. The experience was outstanding!!
Las Vegas Career Fair -- Attendee
The RecruitMilitary expo was an awesome experience. It gives veterans an opportunity to seek employment from employers who understand the value of the veteran population.
Las Vegas Career Fair -- Attendee
It was awesome and got me an interview.
Las Vegas Career Fair -- Attendee

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