Scott AFB Area Veterans Job Fair

The Regency

400 Regency park

O'Fallon, IL 62269

Scott AFB Area Veterans Job Fair

February 16, 2023

11:00 AM
February 16, 2023 3:00 PM Central

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  • Exhibitor

    $1,495

    • Exhibition booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in exhibitor list
    • Unlimited manual job postings on RecruitMilitary job board for up to 30 days
    • * $965 special for certified small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $965 special for veteran-owned small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $965 special for local public safety organizations
    • * $965 special for US Government Entities
  • Targeted

    $2,295

    • Exhibition booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in exhibitor list
    • Unlimited manual job postings on RecruitMilitary job board for up to 30 days
    • Pre-event Targeted Email ($1,295 value)

Educator Packages

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  • Educator

    $2,195

    • 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.

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Venue Information

BEFORE THE EVENT

  • Attending Representatives should log in to their Event Portal prior to event day to ensure they have access.

  • Organizations' Attending Representative(s) will receive an email the morning of the event to begin event check-in. The check-in process is electronic and your event pass will be displayed on your phone. We strongly recommend arriving with your device fully charged.

  • 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.

  • No outside food & beverage may be distributed without prior approval. Please reach out to RecruitMilitary for approval process.

  • We always encourage all attendees to check back 24-48 hours prior to the event to view the most up to date instructions/directions.

AT THE EVENT

  • The Job Fair will take place in the Tuscany Grand Ballroom.

  • Exhibitor set up is between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Exhibitors will have a 6' or 8' table with linen and two chairs.

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

  • There will be two assigned windows of time for the Exhibitors lunch. Each exhibitor will receive their assigned time at check-in.

Shipping Instructions

Due to venue regulations and/or limitations, Exhibitors are asked to ship items into and out of their hotel.

RecruitMilitary Shipping Policy: In ALL situations, exhibitors are responsible for management and payment of their own shipping needs. Any fees incurred by RecruitMilitary for shipping associated with an exhibitor will be passed on to that exhibitor for payment. These fees and management of the shipping process are the sole responsibility of the client/exhibitor.

Parking Information

Complimentary parking is available directly out front of the Convention Center.

Veteran job fair to be held at Chaifetz Arena on July 13

“ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Next week, area-veterans will have the opportunity to seek out jobs with 57 different St. Louis businesses. The DAV RecruitMilitary will host the job fair on July 13 at the Chaifetz Arena. The fair is open to not only veterans, but transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, reserve members, and military spouses. ”

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. ”

Home Depot pushing to hire veterans in St. Louis area

“(KMOV.com) – An organization is hosting a job fair where companies will be looking to hire military veterans. The job fair will be held Thursday from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Chaifetz Arena. Home Depot is one of the companies that will be at the job fair. The company is looking to hire at all of its stores in the St. Louis area. ”

Charter Expands Efforts to Recruit Military Veterans

“New recruiting strategies and partnerships enable Charter to maintain a sustainable hiring platform for military veterans ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the broad range of skills they gained in the military, Charter is expanding its outreach to the nation's veterans -- letting them know there's a place for them on its highly skilled and diverse team.”

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. ”

NBC 5 (KSDK) - Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair July 12

“Hiring Our Heroes event being held for veterans and military spouses. Early morning news coverage. ”

KMOX Newsradio 1120 AM - Veterans Job Fair Comes To Chaifetz Arena Thursday

“Military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often find it difficult trying to transition back to civilian life. That includes finding a job, and helping to connect returning vets and future employers is an organization called “RecruitMilitary”. ”

Career Fair Helps Veterans Find Jobs

“By Travis Zimpfer Debates still rage in Washington over the debt ceiling increase and the unemployment rate is rising, but today, Chaifetz Arena will be full of undeterred heroes looking for work. RecruitMilitary, a hiring firm that helps returning soldiers adjust back into civilian life, will be holding an “Opportunity Expo” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Director of Events John Lundberg, a...”

Veterans Seek Work at Jobs Fair

“by Brian Kelly Hundreds of veterans went to the St. Louis University campus Thursday, looking for jobs. The RecruitMilitary job fair drew 46 companies to Chaifetz Arena, 15 more than last year. They ranged from banks to rental car companies to private security firms. The longest line was at the Lockheed-Martin table. RecruitMilitary event director Robert Walker, a former infantryman, t...”

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 Scott AFB Area 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
Management/Supervision 3 100%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 3 100%
Manufacturing / Operations 3 100%
Sales / Business Development 2 66%
Customer Support / Client Care 2 66%
Quality Assurance / Safety 2 66%
Business / Strategic Management 2 66%
Government 2 66%
Law Enforcement / Security 2 66%
Project / Program Management 2 66%
Administrative / Clerical 1 33%
Food Services / Hospitality 1 33%
Human Resources 1 33%
Marketing / Product Management 1 33%
Part-time 1 33%
Retail 1 33%
Field Service 1 33%
Editorial / Writing 1 33%
Education / Training 1 33%
It's a great event. We love the venue, time and organization of the job fair. It seems very efficient and organized and the staff are always friendly.
St. Louis Career Fair -- Financial Services Recruiter
As a veteran who is now a hiring manager, I deeply believe in the mission of RecruitMilitary and I will highly recommend your services to anyone I know.
St. Louis Career Fair - Insurance recruiter
I was impressed and love the idea of hiring veterans. Very well run and organized. Professional representatives and candidates.
St. Louis Career Fair - Restaurant & Food Services recruiter
The organization of the job fair and the number of participating exhibitors was very good.
St. Louis Career Fair - Air Force O-5
There were lots of vendors with very helpful information.
St. Louis Career Fair - Army E-5
Great turn out and excellent quality of candidates. The director and staff were very helpful and the event was well organized.
St. Louis -- Manufacturing recruiter
It was more professional than other job fairs. Come out to see what the many companies have to offer for veterans.
St. Louis -- Insurance recruiter
A lot of enthusiastic recruiters willing to speak with veterans of all ages to help you find your next job or career. Come with an open mind and ask a lot of questions because you never know where you might find your next opportunity.
St. Louis -- Marines E-5
It was great to interact with companies that are genuinely interested in hiring veterans.
St. Louis -- Army O-5

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