Oklahoma City Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on January 30, 2014 at Chevrolet Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma City, OK.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • Lockheed Martin
  • Schlumberger
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • The Home Depot
  • DeVry University
  • Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
  • GE Oil & Gas
  • AdvancePierre Foods
  • Chesapeake Energy Drilling Division
  • BNSF Railway

Exhibitors

  • Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
  • Support Services for Veteran Families
  • U.S. Army Recruiting
  • Logix Communications
  • Trinity Industries
  • Baker Hughes
  • Horizon Well Logging LLC.
  • CarMax
  • Braun's Ice Cream and Dairy Stores
  • First Command Financial Planning
  • AutoNation
  • NetVersant Solutions LLC.
  • Department of Veteran Affairs/VESO
  • Department of Public Safety Texas Highway Patrol
  • Devon Energy
  • Hartford Financial Services Group
  • eAuth.com
  • Gypsum Management & Supply, Inc.
  • Waste Management
  • Access Midstream
  • The GEO Group
  • Ace Moving and Storage LLC.
  • Scott-Macon Equipment
  • MidFirst Bank
  • HCA HealthCare
  • Heavy Construction Academy
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance
  • The Art Institute
  • Tinker Federal Credit Union
  • Express Personnel Service
  • Oklahoma College of Construction

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”

Businesses hoping to hire Oklahoma veterans at expo event

“NBC 4 (KFOR) – An organization that helps find jobs for veterans is coming to Oklahoma City later this week. RecruitMilitary is hosting a Veteran Opportunity Expo for veterans and men and women with a military background.”

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. ”

Oklahoma event aims to help veterans find jobs

“ABC 5 (KOCO) - An event in Oklahoma City was held Thursday to help veterans find jobs. Veterans said it can be a difficult transition when moving from military to civilian life. ”

Unemployment Rate for Vets Higher Than That Of Civilians

“CBS 9 (KWTV) - They've bravely served our country overseas. Now some of Oklahoma's finest are struggling to find work here at home.”

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...”

Oklahoma City job fair offers opportunity for ex-military personnel

“By PAULA BURKES, Business Writer Blake Eaton of Mustang is planning a search-and-employ mission this week. He’s looking for a job at the RecruitMilitary Career Fair Thursday in Bricktown... "Vets have a great work ethic,” said John Lundberg, a former Marine and director of Thursday’s RecruitMilitary career fair, for which about 300 have preregistered. Employers value veterans for ...”

Helping Jobless Vets

“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...”

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...”

RecruitMilitary has held 8 events in Oklahoma City, drawing 2,301 attendees and 255 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 678 Veterans
  • 298 Airmen
  • 209 Soldiers
  • 102 Sailors
  • 44 Marines
  • 16 Spouses
  • 4 DoD Civilians
  • 3 Coast Guardsmen
  • 2 Others
Exhibitor Packages
Met a lot of company representatives that led me to a good job with a great company. Thank you for the opportunity to meet with so many companies.
Army E-6 & Oklahoma City Attendee
I really enjoyed this event. We got resumes from some excellent candidates. We have already brought a few to Dallas for interviews.
Recruiter, Telecommunications, January 2013 Exhibitor
Exceptional event that provided exactly what we spend a lot of time searching for.
Recruiter, Services Industry, January 2013 Oklahoma City Exhibitor
Very much exceeded other events. Very professional and upscale.
General Manager, Financial Services, January 2013 Oklahoma City Exhibitor