San Antonio Veteran Job Fair

This event took place on May 30, 2013 at Norris Conference Centers – San Antonio in San Antonio, TX.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • Chesapeake Energy Drilling Division
  • USAA
  • General Dynamics C4 Systems
  • Schlumberger
  • Humana Military
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Alcoa, Inc.
  • State Farm
  • Microsoft Corporation


  • ATC Transportation
  • Amtrak National Passenger Corp.
  • American GI Forum, National Veterans Outreach
  • New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
  • Air Liquide America Corp.
  • Accenture
  • Gunn Automotive Group
  • TETRA Technologies, Inc.
  • The Art Institutes
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
  • Woodmen of the World
  • Rackspace, Inc.
  • Houston Police Department
  • Heavy Construction Academy
  • First Command Financial Planning
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Strayer University
  • Troops to Teachers
  • Oklahoma College of Construction
  • PEC Premier
  • Precision Well Logging, Inc.
  • Silotech Group, Inc.
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Texas
  • MasTec Advanced Technologies
  • Scott-Macon Equipment
  • Wells Fargo
  • United Parcel Service
  • Maalt Transport
  • Modern Woodman of America
  • World Inspection Network International
  • National Federation of Independent Business
  • Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
  • Enterprise Products
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • American Income Life Insurance Company
  • HSS, Inc.
  • Career Path Media Group, Inc.
  • AutoNation
  • Redstone College

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”

Companies seek to employ veterans. Vets often struggle with transitioning into civilian employment

“ABC 12 (KSAT)"There's not a lot of correlation to when (veterans) enter into the civilian world again of, 'How do I write a resume?'" said Steve Balczo, of RecruitMilitary. "Getting rid of the acronyms that we use in the military, and breaking it down so that the civilian corporations can read a resume and understand the strengths and talents of these veterans."”

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. ”

Job fairs help veterans make transition to civilian life - Veterans have qualities employers want

“ABC 12 (KSAT) San Antonio - For many veterans, leaving the service and starting a new career in the civilian world can seem daunting.”

Hiring For Heroes job fair tailored for veterans - Hundreds of veterans crowd AT&T Center for job fair

“ABC 12 - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Recruit Military held a Hiring For Heroes job fair at the AT&T Center Thursday. The line was out the door as hundred of veterans and their spouses showed up looking for work. ”

Veterans find opportunities at special job fair - Event designed to place local veterans, their spouses

“Hundreds of veterans turned out Thursday at a special job fair designed to pair veterans and their spouses with local companies looking to hire.”

Vets now battling unemployment

“By Patrick Danner Enrique Alcantara served 12 years in the Marines, including two tours in Iraq, but those credentials can't seem to help him find a job. “I've been applying and sending my résumé everywhere,” said Alcantara, 35, who estimated he's handed out 150 résumés since becoming unemployed in April. Alcantara was among almost 400 military veterans and their spouses who ...”

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 7 events in San Antonio, drawing 3,801 attendees and 359 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 1057 Veterans
  • 489 Soldiers
  • 261 Airmen
  • 132 Sailors
  • 78 Marines
  • 48 Spouses
  • 28 Others
  • 12 DoD Civilians
  • 8 Coast Guardsmen
  • 1 Merchant Marine
Exhibitor Packages
Awesome. Best hiring fairs that are on the market today.
Recruiter, Aerospace & Defense Industry, past San Antonio Exhibitor
Another very good event. We are getting resumes from quality candidates. We are already attempting to get some of these candidates to Dallas for interviews.
Recruiter, IT Industry, past San Antonio Exhibitor
Right up there in the Top 3! It was organized and publicized. THANK YOU!
Human Resources, Government Agency, past San Antonio Exhibitor
Far exceeds other job fairs for the value provided.
HR Manager, Distribution Industry, past San Antonio Exhibitor
This was the best job fair I have been to! I left feeling positive about my military experiences, and the companies looked for ways to fit me into their organizations! Thank you!!!! I only want RecruitMilitary job fairs from now on!
Air Force Veteran E-8, past San Antonio attendee
This was the real deal. A job fair where companies showed up.
Army Veteran - E-9, past San Antonio attendee
Overall, it was the best job fair I have seen in the San Antonio area.
Navy Veteran - E-7, past San Antonio attendee
Employers that were represented had jobs available. They were not window dressing.
Navy Veteran - E-5, past San Antonio exhibitor
Hands-down the best job fair I have ever been to.
Air Force Veteran - O-4, past San Antonio attendee
The expo is the best one that I have attended since retiring from active duty in Nov 2009. The employers actually had HR available to set up interview appointments for employment.
Navy Veteran - E-7, past San Antonio attendee
We have attended the last few years and each year it appears that the candidates are getting better and better.
Recruiter, Manufacturing Industry, May 2013 San Antonio Expo
It was a great experience with excellent Military candidates. It was a pleasure to meet such deserving men & women that have served our country with such honor.
Recruiter, Transportation & Logistics Industry, May 2013 San Antonio Expo
I highly commend RecuitMilitary for working to help us veterans attain employment after serving our country. THANK YOU!!!!!
Veteran Job Seeker -- 5/30/13 San Antonio Career Fair
I received multiple job offers as a result of the job fair!
Veteran, Navy E-4, Sep 2013 San Antonio Attendee
Thank you, I received a job interview within a week and was offered a job on the spot. I’m now working for Performance Technologies, a Chesapeake Energy company.
Veteran, Marine E-3, Sep 2013 San Antonio Attendee