Washington, DC All Veterans Job Fair

This event took place on June 26, 2014 at FedEx Field in Landover, MD.

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Featured Exhibitors

  • USAA
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • Lockheed Martin
  • DAV
  • Capital One
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • Merck & Company
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
  • The Home Depot
  • NJVC
  • DeVry University

Exhibitors

  • Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Extra Income Opportunities
  • State Farm
  • GreetingsVirginia.com
  • Veterans Employment Service Office (VESO)
  • FedEx Ground
  • CEB
  • MV Transportation
  • New Horizons Computer Learning Center
  • Giant Food, Inc.
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Maryland Department of Public Safety
  • Dimensional Concepts LLC.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Exelis
  • Bank of America
  • MedStar Health
  • Kinetix
  • American University
  • Lee Sandwiches, Inc (DBA "Jimmy John's")
  • Intelligent Decisions
  • Target Corporation
  • DC Department of Corrections
  • Two Marines Moving
  • Flippo Construction Company, Inc.
  • KCK Auto Brokerage
  • Hagerstown Community College
  • Loch Harbour Group
  • The VETS Group
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • National Security Agency
  • Goodman, Allen & Filetti
  • M.C. Dean, Inc.
  • Freedom Wellness Global
  • Veteran Franchise Centers
  • Strayer University
  • Ross Stores, Inc.
  • Viridian Energy
  • David Griswold & Associates
  • CarMax, Inc.
  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee
  • Republic National Distributing Co.
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • PNC
  • U.S. Army Baltimore Recruiting Battalion
  • Citizant
  • CGI Federal
  • Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Stratford University
  • MYMIC
  • Drexel University
  • Health Net, Inc.
  • District of Columbia Army National Guard
  • First Command Financial Planning
  • Lieberman & Mark
  • Prudential Financial
  • Trident University International
  • Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
  • Heavy Construction Academy
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance
  • The Art Institutes

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.”

The four myths and opportunities of hiring veterans today

“In an era when “support our troops” bumper stickers are common and billboards and radio advertisements abound with rallying calls to give veterans a job, it is not surprising that many employers are overwhelmed and confused. Good intentions permeate most efforts to employ veterans at the national, state and local levels.”

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. ”

Job fair helps military connect with veteran-friendly employers

“Job fair helps military connect with veteran-friendly employers ”

Job Fair for Servicemembers Thursday

“Washington, D.C. - The Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair is Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Nationals Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ”

Veterans Job Fair

“WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- President Barack Obama announced a drawdown of 30,000 troops in Afghanistan but that number pales in comparison to the number of military veterans who are entering the workforce every year: 200,000. That is why special military-only hiring events like the one Thursday at FedEx Field are badly needed. Brittany Morehouse has more in the video. ...”

Technology job fair at National Harbor

“by Jeff Clabaugh About two dozen exhibitors representing government agencies, education and private sector contractors will be on hand for a cyber-technology jobs fair Friday as part of the Air Force Association’s CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exhibition at National Harbor. The career fair, being held at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, is being produced RecruitM...”

Veterans Seek Work at Special Job Fair

“Reported by Mike Conneen WASHINGTON - With the unemployment rate above 9 percent, everyone is having trouble finding work. Even veterans, who normally find an abundance of job opportunities in the nation's capital, say it's a lot more competitive these days. Retired Pennsylvania Army National Guard Sergeant Christine Moyle says she knows "a lot of vets unemployed right now. " That was...”

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...”

RecruitMilitary has held 17 events in Washington, drawing 5,337 attendees and 786 exhibitors.

Who Attended?

  • 1288 Registered Attendees
  • 557 Soldiers
  • 215 Airmen
  • 200 Sailors
  • 164 Marines
  • 33 Spouses
  • 15 Coast Guardsmen
  • 7 Others
  • 6 DoD Civilians
Exhibitor Registration
The event was a great experience. There were a variety of exhibitors with diverse job and education opportunities. Staff was very willing to help and assist where they can. They were very knowledgeable and provided a very positive and professional environment. Kudos to the entire experience and event.
Washington DC Expo Attendee
It was organized well. The recruiters from the different companies were very helpful. Most of them explained what I needed to do to have a good chance of my application being considered.
Washington DC Expo Attendee
I was able to make contacts with representatives from companies in this market even though I’m relocating to a different state. They were able to recommend to me the best way to apply for a job with their company while out of state, and in a few cases, who to contact and/or provided me their information to utilize them as a reference.
Washington DC Expo Attendee
This event was run very well and the logistics were extremely easy. It was well worth our time. I look forward to participating again.
HR Manager, Government Agency, past D.C. Exhibitor
RecruitMilitary put on an excellent event. They were able to attract high quality attendees AND high quality exhibitors. Having both groups is very unusual in an event of this size and investment level. They are to be commended.
HR Manager, past Washington, D.C. exhibitor
This has been one of the best events I have attended in a long time. The candidates were well prepared and presented themselves in an excellent manner. I am really excited about following up with them.
Recruiter, Telecommunications Industry, past Washington, DC exhibitor
The caliber of candidates we met was exceptional.
Branch Manager, Staffing Industry, past Washington, D.C. exhibitor
If you wanna know what’s out there waiting for you, then attend the Expo!
Army Veteran, past Washington, D.C. Attendee
I was very impressed with the number and variety of vendors. It was a great opportunity to learn about new companies that I would not have known about.
Navy Veteran, past Washington D.C. attendee
Quality of the participants was better than I expected. Nice crowd. For a small business, I sure got my money’s worth!
Recruiter, Financial Services Industry, June 2013 Washington, DC Career Fair
Excellent event! I lost my job last week but because of this event, it looks like I may be back to work as early as in a few weeks, plus getting free training!
March 2014 - Veteran Job Seeker, Army National Guard - E6
I felt very important. I was greeted at the door and everyone knew who I was and where I was from. Very good support staff.
Education Recruiter -- 3/20/14 Washington DC Career Fair
Great group of military candidates!
Financial Services Recruiter -- 3/20/14 Washington, DC Career Fair
Outstanding affair. The knowledge gathered at this expo was sterling. Please add me to your list of future expos. But after yesterday, I may not need to attend another expo. Thanks for the exposure.
Veteran Job Seeker (Navy E-6) -- 3/20/14 Washington, DC Career Fair
Loved the opportunity to network, meet, greet, and receive feedback from prospective employers.
Veteran Job Seeker (Coast Guard E-7) -- 3/20/14 Washington, DC Career Fair
It was awesome - we are in the process of hiring 4 individuals.
Healthcare recruiter, 3/27/2014 Houston Career Fair
I received a job that very day!
1/30/14 OKC Career Fair -- Army E-6
Excellent. RecruitMilitary always does the best job of advertising and attracting candidates. The venue is great, and the support they provide on the day of the event for exhibitors and job seekers is the best I've ever seen.
6/26/14 Washington DC Career Fair -- Education recruiter
Well thought out. Well organized. Exceptional support. The best one in ten tears of recruiting.
6-26-14 Washington, DC Career Fair -- Government Recruiter
Always topnotch service from the RecruitMilitary team. We are proud to partner with RM in the efforts to recruit veterans and military spouses.
6-26-14 Washington DC Career Fair -- Financial Services recruiter
The RecruitMilitary Job fair was the most productive thing that any veteran job seeker can do. It's organized, informative, and conducive to anyone looking for a job. Highly recommended.
6-26-14 Washington DC Career Fair -- Marine O-2
This was by far the best career fair I have attended in the last 6 months.
6-26-14 Washington DC Career Fair -- Marine E-7
Four of the people I spoke with today could come work for me tomorrow! Great event!
August 2014 Employer -- Financial Services recruiter
Do your research and dress for the occasion. Bring at least two different resumes, one which targets the job you are trying to land. The other should be a more broad based, generic one highlighting all of the jobs skills you have.
Nov 2014 Attendee -- Navy E-7
The recurring role of "talk to everyone" is extremely important and should be embraced by each job seeker. Please continue to stress the importance of networking, not only with the recruiters but with fellow job seekers to increase the likeliness of finding a hidden opportunity.
1-15-15 San Antonio Career Fair attendee (Army O-3)