Portland Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on August 8, 2013 at The Rose Garden Arena in Portland, OR.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • Lockheed Martin
  • The Home Depot
  • Amazon
  • Amtrak National Passenger Corp.
  • American Income Life Insurance Company
  • DeVry University


  • First Command Financial Planning
  • Portland VA Medical Center
  • Oregon Army National Guard
  • Next Level Financial Group
  • Comcast
  • Northern California College of Construction
  • ABN Technologies
  • The Art Institutes
  • National Federation of Independent Business
  • Trident University International
  • Air Force Reserve Command
  • Airstreams Renewables
  • Sleep Train, Inc.

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”

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. ”

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...”

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 4 events in Portland, drawing 795 attendees and 85 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 421 Veterans
  • 168 Soldiers
  • 113 Sailors
  • 70 Airmen
  • 54 Marines
  • 5 Spouses
  • 5 Coast Guardsmen
  • 5 Others
  • 1 DoD Civilian
Exhibitor Packages
It is night and day how much better this was compared to other military or general job fairs.
T.S., Recruiter, Security Industry
RecruitMilitary has always had exceptional job expos and this one was no different.
A.K., HR Manager, Healthcare Industry