Raleigh Opportunity Expo

This event took place on March 8, 2012 at Vaughn Towers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC.

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We’re preparing for the Raleigh Veteran Job Fair on August 28, 2014. Register for the event today!

Featured Exhibitors

  • The Home Depot
  • City of Winston-Salem Police Department
  • Military Sealift Command
  • Veterans Administration, National Vets Employment Program
  • DeVry University
  • Grand Canyon University


  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America
  • State Farm
  • Progress Energy
  • UNC-Chapel Hill - Office of Human Resources
  • TSA
  • Cisco
  • Homeland Security Solutions
  • Allscripts
  • Frontier Communications
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • AXA Advisors
  • CPI Security Systems
  • First Command Financial Planning
  • Family Health International 360
  • Delta Gypsum, LLC
  • DSU, Inc.
  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • New Horizons - Raleigh
  • Bayer
  • My Computer Career
  • Academi
  • The Art Institutes
  • Georgia College of Construction
  • Strayer University
  • Limestone College

"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...”

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 12 events in Raleigh, drawing 3,639 attendees and 302 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 939 Veterans
  • 462 Soldiers
  • 166 Marines
  • 142 Airmen
  • 113 Sailors
  • 22 Spouses
  • 20 Others
  • 7 Coast Guardsmen
Exhibitor Packages
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.
Recruiter, Financial Services Industry, past Raleigh exhibitor
The best! Overall very positive and looking forward to seeing you in the future! Great job. Great event.
Recruiter, Education Industry, past Raleigh Exhibitor
Excellent event! I lost my job last week but because of this event, it looks like I may be back to work as early as in a few weeks, plus getting free training!
Veteran Job Seeker (National Guard) -- 3/20/14 Raleigh Career Fair
It was very well organized and had a very good cross representation of every type of occupation.
Veteran Job Seeker (Army) -- 3/20/14 Raleigh Career Fair
Great location, organization, and energy from attendees and participating enterprises! Enjoyed being there! Thanks for the great work!
Veteran Job Seeker (Coast Guard) -- 3/20/14 Raleigh Career Fair
Ya'll are great. Best in the business!
Recruiter, Construction Industry, 3/20/14 Raleigh Career Fair