Richmond Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on January 31, 2013 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • Capital One
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • C.R. England, Inc.
  • The Home Depot
  • G4S Secure Solutions (USA)
  • Prudential Financial
  • First Command Financial Planning


  • Altria Client Services
  • DeVry University
  • Stratford University
  • H & A Architects and Engineers
  • Strayer University
  • Greater Richmond Convention Center
  • Automatic Leasing Service
  • Eagle Fire
  • NAPA Auto Parts
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • Federal Reserve Information Technology
  • Exelon
  • Dominion Paving & Sealing, Inc.
  • South University
  • Dresser-Rand
  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • Trident University International
  • Richmond VA Medical Center
  • Metropolitan Police Department Recruiting Division
  • American Income Life Insurance Company
  • The Art Institutes
  • Centura College
  • Heavy Construction Academy

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. ”

Hundreds attend RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo

“By: PETER BACQUÉ Focused and eager, hundreds of veterans put in applications, collected information and, in at least one case, found a job at a career fair Thursday in Henrico County. Phil Baehr with Colgan Air Inc. at Washington Dulles International Airport hired a veteran for an aviation mechanics' job at the RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo. For certified military aviation mechani...”

Job fair targets military veterans

“A job fair aimed at military veterans draws hundreds to Richmond International Raceway Thursday afternoon, including Nilda Davis. After serving her country for more than 14 years Davis, a Navy veteran, is now searching for employment. "I've been looking for work for about a year. The process has been difficult and rewarding at times," said Davis. Nearly 30 companies, looking for a few ...”

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 3 events in Richmond, drawing 1,094 attendees and 95 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 785 Veterans
  • 291 Soldiers
  • 129 Sailors
  • 82 Marines
  • 76 Airmen
  • 20 Spouses
  • 13 Coast Guardsmen
  • 12 Others
  • 2 DoD Civilians
Exhibitor Packages
A great opportunity to meet a variety of employers, service organizations, academic institutions, and franchisors.
Richmond Expo Attendee
Some people were hired on the spot because of this event.
Richmond Expo Attendee
The participating employers were friendly and they had a great attitude and assisted in all areas as well as provided other websites to check out. I also enjoyed the atmosphere that was great, the setup was excellent.
Richmond Expo Attendee
Good opportunity to shake hands and work on introductions and face time.
Richmond Expo Attendee