CHICAGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milicruit, powered by UBM Studios, will bring industry-leading employers, government agencies and veterans seeking work together in a fully interactive, online environment to deliver the Veterans Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, June 23, 2011.
The Veterans Virtual Career Fair is open to all active duty personnel, veterans and military spouses and will showcase industry-leading employers who are committed to helping veterans and military spouses find suitable employment.
The virtual career fair provides veterans an opportunity to:
- Meet with military-friendly employers nationwide
- Walk the exhibit floor
- Visit employer booths
- View/apply for jobs
- Chat with recruiters
- Build a network of peers
- Secure a video interview
The Veterans Career Fair is supported by MOAA, Veterans Affairs - VetSuccess, Wounded Warrior Project, Disabled American Veterans, ESGR, USO, IAVA, Hire Heroes USA, Walter Reed Medical Center and the Student Veterans of America.
"It is with great pleasure that we announce the next date of the virtual career fair we will host for our nation's finest. We look to build on the success of previous Milicruit virtual career fairs by providing access to more employers who recognize and value all the fine qualities that veterans bring to the civilian workforce. Employers who utilize Milicruit as a way to meet with veterans prior to attending in-person recruiting events drastically reduce their time to hire given they are recruiting nationwide in just one day," said Kevin O'Brien, Vice President, Milicruit.
The virtual career fair is FREE of charge to active duty personnel, veterans and military spouses and can be accessed at any time by registering at www.veteranscareerfair.com. The only requirement to attend the virtual career fair is a computer with high speed internet access.
The virtual environment is open all the time, however on June 23rd between 11-4PM EDT all the employers who exhibit will be in their booths and available to chat with those seeking employment.
For additional information on Milicruit, UBM Studios or to purchase a virtual career fair, contact Kevin O'Brien, at (215) 525-5776 x101 or [email protected].
UBM produces virtual career fairs in education, chemical, technology and military in Asia, Europe and North America.
Milicruit is the recognized leader of virtual career fairs for military veterans, powered by UBM Studios. Milicruit brings employers who are committed to helping veterans find suitable employment after serving the country together with military veterans and their spouses seeking suitable employment. Given the large number of veterans looking to reenter the civilian job market, Milicruit allows employers and job seekers to meet and interact in an online setting. For additional information on Milicruit, visit www.milicruit.com.
About UBM plc
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