Riverside Veterans Job Fair

Riverside Municipal Auditorium

3485 Mission Inn Avenue

Riverside, CA 92501

Riverside Veterans Job Fair

January 9, 2020

11:00 AM
January 9, 2020 3:00 PM

Employer Packages

for

Career fair in Riverside

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For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Exhibitor

    $1,295

    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $795 special for certified small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $595 special for veteran-owned small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $795 special for local public safety organizations
    • * $995 special for US Government Entities
  • Targeted

    $1,795

    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Pre-event Targeted Email
      ($995 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $1,395 special for US Government Entities
  • Branding

    $3,495

    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 4 Representatives
    • ½-page Ad in Search & Employ® ($1,995 value)
    • An Ad in our Monthly “VetTen” Email ($1,595 value)
    • Featured in Pre-Event Marketing ($500 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $2,795 special for US Government Entities

Educator Packages

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For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Educator

    $1,795

    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide

At a Veteran Job Fair, you can begin the selection process with what is normally one of the final stages of a face-to-face meeting with the candidate. We present these events in cooperation with leading corporations, news media, industry associations, veterans organizations, and government agencies. All Veteran Job Fairs take place in major military markets. To attract job candidates to the fairs, we promote the events intensively to our huge database of registered candidates, and we run display ads in major newspapers in the areas where they will take place.

Why Hire Veterans?

If you are not familiar with hiring veterans, we would like to share three reasons why military personnel will make great employees for your organization:

  • Well-trained. Veterans possess skills that are critical for an organization to succeed. They are trained to be mission-oriented and to work as a team. They possess critical skills for organizational success including discipline, responsibility, respect, and unparalleled work ethic.
  • Skills that overlap. Veterans have been trained in specific skills that greatly overlap civilian work. Whether driving an 18-wheel tractor-trailer or leading an organization in an executive position, the military provides people with the training to be successful in trades, as well as the experience and conditioning required for management positions.
  • Diverse backgrounds. The military employs a highly diverse workforce. Approximately 45% of our candidates are women and/or ethnic minorities, enabling you to connect with skilled and diverse candidates through our events.

Riverside Municipal Auditorium

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Venue Information

  • The Job Fair will take place in the Music Hall. To access the Music Hall, enter the facility through the main entrance off Mission Inn Avenue.

  • Exhibitor set up is from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • Coffee will be available at 9:00 a.m. in a designated area marked with RecruitMilitary "Exhibitors Only" signage.

  • The Exhibitors lunch will be served from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in a designated area marked with RecruitMilitary "Exhibitors Only" signage.

  • Clients requiring access to electric should contact RecruitMilitary in advance to make payment and should bring their own power strips and extension cords. Without prior notification and payment, there is no guarantee electric will be provided.

  • WiFi is complimentary. Username and password information will be given onsite.

Shipping Instructions

Due to liability the facility does not allow for shipment to the venue. Please arrange for all items to be shipped to and picked up from Exhibitor's hotel.

Parking Information

Curbside metered parking is available throughout downtown Riverside. Payment by credit card is easy and additional time can be added remotely with your cell phone. Check your meter for any specific instructions for that particular spot.

Parking lots and garages offer hourly visitor parking and metered parking. Before leaving your car, check the posted signs for time limit information.

PETER GUDMUNDSSON: Hiring veterans as employees, not charity cases

“Based on last year’s media coverage, Californians would be shocked to learn that there is no veterans’ unemployment crisis. But the numbers don’t lie. The 2014 national unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 7.2 percent, lower than Riverside County’s current unemployment rate and the lowest rate recorded in seven years. Overall, veteran unemployment fell to 4.7 percent.”

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.”

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...”

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 Riverside 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
RecruitMilitary has held 10 events in Riverside, drawing 2,277 attendees and 321 exhibitors.
Very organized event. As a Navy veteran myself with 10 years of service, I was impressed with the level of care and concern for the vets.
Riverside Career Fair -- Manufacturing Recruiter
Excellent location. Good variety and amount of employers. Very well organized and orchestrated.
Riverside Career Fair -- USAF E-3
Great event. Always a pleasure being able to work with veterans. They seem highly interested in our career offerings.
Riverside Career Fair -- Law Enforcement and Security Recruiter
2 thumbs up! Great because of the military experience.
Riverside Career Fair -- Financial Services Recruiter
It is not too often that chances come around that can improve your life. This was one of them.
Riverside Career Fair -- Army E-4
This career fair was great! Usually I either don't find ANY good positions. In this case I ran out of resumes! I was so happy to find many possibilities!
Riverside Career Fair -- Marine E-5
Very excited about the quality of the candidates. We really appreciate you having (and allowing our company to have a booth at) the event. It was a wonderful experience and we thank you very much.
Riverside Career Fair -- Manufacturing Recruiter
This event exceeded our expectations. We will be calling many candidates back for interviews.
Riverside Career Fair -- Hospitality / Entertainment Recruiter
There were many organizations and a lot of variety. This was my first job fair and I didn't know what to expect. It was set up well and organized with thought. Thank you for the opportunity.
Riverside Career Fair -- Navy E-8
Lots of friendly faces and good resume critics.
Riverside Career Fair -- Marine E-4

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