Los Angeles Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on June 20, 2013 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA.
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- Lockheed Martin
- US Bank
- C.R. England, Inc.
- Bank of America
- Quest Diagnostics, Inc.
- First Command Financial Planning
- Kaiser Permanente
- State Farm Insurance
- L-3 Communications Integrated Systems
- Waste Management, Inc.
- Chevron Corporation
- Prudential Financial
- The Home Depot
- Verizon Communications
- DeVry University
- G4S Secure Solutions (USA)
- College of Instrument Technology
- Medical Sales College
- BGA Insurance
- JT Posey Company
- Dunn-Edwards Corp.
- NPTI, National Personal Training Institute
- Parker Hannifin Corp.
- Amtrak National Passenger Corp.
- City National Bank
- Penske Truck Leasing
- Griffith University
- Veteran Adjusting School
- Charter College
- American Income Life Insurance Company
- Alliance School of Trucking
- Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide
- National Federation of Independent Business
- Union Institute & University
- Airstreams Renewables
- Northern CA College of Construction
- Career Path Media Group, Inc.
- HSS, Inc.
“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. ”
“"Our goal is to help veterans get connected and pointed in the right direction as it pertains to their skill set," said John Lundberg, director of events and national accounts for RecruitMilitary, which helped sponsor the L.A. fair.”
“Hundreds of veterans who just finished their tours or have been out of the military for years turned out in droves for a job fair held at Dodger Stadium Thursday.”
“The unemployment rate is high enough for those people who never put on a uniform. The numbers of people who can’t find work who laid their lives on the live for this country in Afghanistan or Iraq are mind-numbing. And staggering. But one group wants to do something about it. And as Amy Johnson reported for KCAL9, finding jobs for many veterans became a lot easier today with a specia...”
“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...”
“Reported by Subha Ravindhran More than 350 military veterans and military spouses attend the RecruitMilitary career fair in Long Beach. Direct employers, educational institutions, and franchisors were on hand with opportunities. Several interviews with local veterans and RecruitMilitary's West Coast Director Jasen Williams. To watch the video click on Full Story below....”
“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...”