St. Louis Veteran Job Fair
This event took place on July 12, 2012 at Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO.
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- MasterCard Worldwide
- Lockheed Martin Corporation
- G4S Secure Solutions (USA)
- The Prudential Insurance Company of America
- Northrop Grumman
- BNSF Railway
- Veterans Administration, National Vets Employment Program
- DeVry University
- Grand Canyon University
- Dayton Freight Lines, Inc.
- Ascension Health
- Southeast Missouri State University
- US Bank
- Coca-Cola Refreshments
- Route 66 CDL & Apprenticeship, Inc.
- Enterprise Holdings
- L-3 Communications Integrated Systems
- US Army Recruiting BN
- St. Louis VA Medical Center
- Missouri Air National Guard
- MTC Truck Driver Training
- Kennedy Capital Management
- Bank of America
- LTI Trucking Services, Inc.
- FedEx Freight, Inc.
- NISA Investment Advisors
- CTS International
- Northwest Mutual
- Barnes-Jewish College of Nursing
- Ee-Jay Motor Transports, Inc.
- Quintiles, Phase I Services
- McKendree University
- Swank Motion Pictures
- Laclede Gas Company
- United Health Group
- Sensient Colors
- InSphere Insurance Solutions
- KRBK TV
- Enterprise Bank & Trust
- Stifel Nicolaus & Co.
- Chesapeake Energy Corporation
- CruiseOne / Cruises, Inc.
- Union Pacific Railroad
- Air Force Reserve
- Brown Mackie College
- Red Rock College
“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 host Bert Martinez interviewed Peter Gudmundsson. Discussed veteran hiring.”
“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. ”
“Hiring Our Heroes event being held for veterans and military spouses. Early morning news coverage. ”
“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”. ”
“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...”
“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...”
“by Kevin Killeen They have something on their resume that many job-seekers don’t — they worked in the military. Hundreds of vets — from the War on Terror to the Vietnam War — crowded into a jobs fair at St. Louis University sponsored by the firm Recruit Military. Organizer John Lundberg says veterans have an edge in the job market. “Not only are they well trained and hav...”
“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...”
“Casey Nolen reporting: Veterans, military service members and spouses of veterans attended a special job fair especially for them today at Busch Stadium. Companies looking to hire people with military backgrounds are at the Recruit Military Opportunity Expo today from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is intended to help recently returning troops, vets and other service members find jobs...”
“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...”
“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...”