Miami Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on February 23, 2017 at in Miami, FL.

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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”

Job fair at Sun Life Stadium looks to place military veterans

“MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Veterans and their spouses flocked to Sun Life Stadium on Thursday for a job fair that they hope will lead to a career after their military service is over.”

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. ”

Military service and veterans job fair March 24 at SunLife Stadium

“by Marcia Heroux Pounds Returning military service members, veterans and their spouses are invited to a job fair Thursday, March 24, at SunLife Stadium. The Recruit Military job fair is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the home of the Miami Dolphins, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami. Employers and exhibitors scheduled to be at the hiring event include: Air Force Reserve, DeVry University...”

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 Miami 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 10 25%
Management/Supervision 7 17%
Aviation / Aerospace 6 15%
Education / Training 6 15%
Law Enforcement / Security 6 15%
Customer Support / Client Care 5 12%
Field Service 5 12%
Project / Program Management 5 12%
Business / Strategic Management 4 10%
Administrative / Clerical 4 10%
Food Services / Hospitality 3 7%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 3 7%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 3 7%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 3 7%
Human Resources 2 5%
Marketing / Product Management 2 5%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 2 5%
Engineering 1 2%
Part-time 1 2%
Other 1 2%
Sales / Business Development 1 2%
Quality Assurance / Safety 1 2%
IT / Software Development 1 2%
Construction / Trades 1 2%
Legal 1 2%
Electronics 1 2%
Medical / Health 1 2%
Creative / Design 1 2%
RecruitMilitary has held 15 events in Miami, drawing 3,760 attendees and 465 exhibitors.
Great opportunity to meet potential employers. It is best to speak to EVERY booth because you never know what opportunity will be available or who will be interested in passing your resume along. Also be sure to bring a resume.
Miami Career Fair -- Attendee
I was very pleased with the expo. I got some pretty good feedback from the vendors. Thanks for much for having such a thing for those who served our great country.
Miami Career Fair -- Attendee
The career fair was well coordinated. Great candidate pool -- diverse, professional and eager.
Miami Career Fair -- Logistics Industry Recruiter
So many qualified candidates for our hardest to fill positions.
Miami Career Fair-- Environmental Services Recruiter
Very well organized. I landed one firm interview and am waiting on a second.
Miami Career Fair -- USCG E-6
Very professional and would love to book the next event, and all of South Florida events, for the future. I hired very good quality candidates.
9/8/16 Miami Career Fair -- Insurance Recruiter
A very good event. Typically RecruitMilitary events are better organized and provide for a wider assortment of participants than other career fairs.
9/8/16 Miami Career Fair -- Transportation / Logistics Recruiter
The career fair was well planned and was a great help for me in getting to the right person to apply for a job. Thanks.
9/8/16 Miami Career Fair -- Army
Great networking event. I am a senior company grade officer and while most of the exhibitors weren't looking for someone like me, they were all thrilled and helped me network to secure interviews. Yes, several interviews for jobs that weren't posted!
9/8/16 Miami Career Fair -- USAF 0-3

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