Raleigh Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on January 26, 2017 at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC.

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Job fair scheduled on Bragg in March

“ The DAV and RecruitMilitary will co-host a job fair next month for veterans, troops leaving active duty and spouses at Fort Bragg. The event will take place at the Iron Mike Conference and Catering Center on March 1-2 and will include more than 80 participating companies or organizations.”

Military job fair held in Raleigh

“RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Hundreds of military veterans and their spouses are hoping to get hired after a free career fair expo Thursday. More than 40 local and national companies set up booths inside Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium to recruit employees and offer jobs immediately to people with military backgrounds. ”

Job fair for veterans being held in Raleigh

“RALEIGH, N.C. - A career fair for veterans will be held Thursday at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. Companies like Home Depot, Lowe's and State Farm will be on hand to discuss opportunities with job seekers.”

Veterans hiring fair - interview with Javon Chavis of TWC

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Fort Bragg Report: Veterans Job Fair in Raleigh on Thursday

“he DAV and RecruitMilitary, a military-to-civilian recruitment firm, are teaming up for a job fair for veterans in Raleigh tomorrow, Jan. 29. The All Veterans Career Fair will be held at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.”

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.”

"Recruit Military" Job Fair A Hit In Raleigh

“Hundreds of military veterans from across the Triangle region and beyond packed a special job fair Thursday in Raleigh. This job fair at Carter-Finley Stadium was for veterans like Jimmy Hicks of Cameron, near Ft. Bragg.”

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. ”

Veteran Job Fair

“RecruitMilitary Veteran Job Fair in Raleigh”

Job fair aimed at finding work for veterans

“More than 1,000 veterans got to meet face-to-face with jobs seekers in Raleigh.”

Veteran Hiring Event in Raleigh

“A special hiring event for veterans and military spouses was held at Carter Finley Stadium. The event was produced by RecruitMiltiary.com in cooperation with the American Legion. Hundreds of veterans showed up to meet face-to-face with veteran-friendly organizations.”

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 Raleigh 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 373 42%
Management/Supervision 311 35%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 199 22%
Law Enforcement / Security 179 20%
Administrative / Clerical 177 20%
Project / Program Management 176 20%
Human Resources 174 19%
Education / Training 159 18%
Quality Assurance / Safety 155 17%
Customer Support / Client Care 151 17%
Business / Strategic Management 142 16%
Manufacturing / Operations 136 15%
IT / Software Development 131 14%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 111 12%
Medical / Health 110 12%
Sales / Business Development 98 11%
Field Service 96 10%
Aviation / Aerospace 87 9%
Construction / Trades 82 9%
Marketing / Product Management 80 9%
Electronics 77 8%
Part-time 74 8%
Engineering 71 8%
Biotech / R&D / Science 69 7%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 68 7%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 68 7%
Other 66 7%
Retail 59 6%
Creative / Design 41 4%
Legal 40 4%
Food Services / Hospitality 39 4%
Editorial / Writing 37 4%
RecruitMilitary has held 18 events in Raleigh, drawing 5,960 attendees and 572 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 874 Registered Attendees
  • 388 Soldiers
  • 123 Marines
  • 85 Airmen
  • 78 Sailors
  • 25 Spouses
  • 9 Others
  • 3 DoD Civilians
  • 2 Coast Guardsmen
Extremely professional and organized. Really brought forth highly qualified and skilled military professionals that will transition easily into the opportunities that were made available to them.
Raleigh Career Fair -- Financial Services Industry Recruiter
The best! Overall very positive and looking forward to seeing you in the future! Great job. Great event.
Raleigh Career Fair -- Education Industry Recruiter
Great location, organization, and energy from attendees and participating enterprises! Enjoyed being there! Thanks for the great work!
Raleigh Career Fair -- Coast Guard
Ya'll are great. Best in the business!
Raleigh Career Fair -- Construction Industry Recruiter
Great response from veterans. Definitely worth coming! (Restaurant & Food Services recruiter)
Raleigh Career Fair -- Restaurant & Food Services Recruiter
I was surprised at the variety of participating employers. There was everything from landscaping to police departments to financial institutions. (Branch / Rank not provided)
Raleigh Career Fair -- Veteran
It is making a big difference in the lives of many veterans, so it's GREAT! Organization and support from your staff is truly above average. And it seems to never change!
8/4/16 Raleigh Career Fair -- Education Recruiter
Excellent event with nonstop candidates at the table. This job fair had a high number of high quality candidates with experiences that translated well into the narrow field that we focus upon.
8/4/16 Raleigh Career Fair -- Telecommunications Recruiter
I appreciated the organization of the job fair. All of the vendors were very friendly and eager to answer any and all questions.
8/4/16 Raleigh Career Fair -- Navy E-6
Go to the RecruitMilitary job fair. You will not regret that you did!
8/4/16 Raleigh Career Fair -- Navy E-5

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