Miami Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on February 27, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL.
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- Lockheed Martin
- Waste Management
- Bank of America
- Prudential Financial
- DeVry University
- Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.
- The Home Depot
- Amtrak National Passenger Corp.
- SAE Institute Miami
- Georgia College of Construction
- Northern Trust Corporation
- All Star Events
- Southern Waste System
- Independent Purchasing Cooperative
- The CDL School, Inc.
- LCpl Janos V. Lutz Live to Tell Foundation, Inc.
- Service Express
- Norwegian Cruise Line
- The Academy of South Florida
- Ross Stores, Inc.
- Town of Palm Beach
- Plantation Police Department
- Starbucks Coffee Company
- Department of Veteran Affairs/VESO
- Regions Security Services
- Air Force Reserve
- First Command Financial Planning
- Roadmaster Drivers School
- Heavy Construction Academy
- The Art Institutes
- Trident University International
“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”
“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 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. ”
“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...”
“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...”