Oakland Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on November 29, 2012 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
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- The Home Depot
- DeVry University
- Grand Canyon University
- G4S Secure Solutions (USA)
- VA Palo Alto Health Care System
- HighCom Security Services
- United Spiral Pipe
- Oakland Police Department
- Chevron Corporation
- Quest Diagnostics, Inc.
- Sleep Train, Inc.
- Sacramento County Sheriff's Department
- US Environmental Protection Agency
- MassMutual San Francisco
- Verizon Communications
- San Francisco Police Department - Recruitment Unit
- Snap-on Tools
- Military Sealift Command
- The Art Institutes
- Argosy University
- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
- Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
- HSS-Hospital Shared Services
- Oaksterdam University
- Brandman University
- Northern California College of Construction
- Aviation Institute of Maintenance
- RAI Services Company
“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. ”
“RecruitMilitary hosted a job fair for veterans and military spouses at the O.co Coliseum on May 30, 2013.”
“By Mike Colgan Many of the more than 300 veterans attending a job fair Thursday in San Jose were young people who had recently served tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. The high unemployment rate is even worse for young veterans. Some estimates put the jobless rate among veterans under 25 around 26 percent. Coast Guard veteran Josh Callandry spent the last year and a half as a stay-at-home...”
“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...”
“CNN Host Fredricka Whitfield One in nine Iraq and Afghanistan vets is out of work. Fredricka Whitfield talks with Rick Jones about how RecruitMilitary's website and career fair events are helping veterans and military spouses find jobs in the current economy. CNN's Josh Levs shows viewers how to navigate the RecruitMilitary website and points out key features most useful to veteran job seek...”
“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...”