Las Vegas Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on December 11, 2014 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV.
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- Northrop Grumman Corp.
- Military Sealift Command
- Quest Diagnostics
- The Home Depot
- Apple, Inc.
- DeVry University
- Starbucks Coffee Company
- Farmers Insurance
- Ross Stores, Inc.
- Verizon Wireless
- Utah Valley University School of Aviation Sciences
- Heavy Construction Academy
- David Griswold & Associates
- Trident University International
- The Learning Center
- Core Link Surgical
- CSAA Insurance Group
- West Coast Training
- National Federation of Independent Business
- First Command Financial Planning
- G4S Secure Solutions (USA)
- Northern CA College of Construction
- Aviation Institute of Maintenance
“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.”
“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." ”
“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. ”
“NBC 3 (KSNV) -- For veterans coming home from active duty, getting back into the work force can be pretty tough.”
“Hundreds of veterans from all generations were invited to meet with companies eager to put them to work.”
“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...”
“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...”
“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...”