CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Milicruit, the recognized leader in virtual career fairs for veterans and military spouses, today announced that the next online career fair for veterans and military spouses will take place on August 21st from 1:00 to 4:00 PM EDT at www.veteranscareerfair.com. The August career fair is sponsored by Hero 2 Hired (H2H).
The group of participating employers and groups to date includes: Aetna, American Corporate Partners, American Red Cross, AOC Solutions, Arise Virtual Solutions Inc., Camping World, CBRE, CHSi Middle East, Citi, Coach USA, Convergys, DaVita, Department of Defense (DoD) CEW, Dish Network, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Farmers Insurance, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc., General Motors, Graybar, Hero2Hire, HSS, Hyundai Motor America, IHG, IM Flash, Level 3 Communications, Lowe's, Medline, MOAA, NCO Financial, Northwestern Mutual, Office of Personnel Mgmt, Penske Truck Leasing, Pepsi Beverages Company, Pfizer, Philips, Progressive, Robert Half International, Sears, Siemens, State Street Corporation, The George Washington University Hospital, The SI Organization Inc., Travelers, TRW Automotive, TSA, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Union Pacific, VIA Metropolitan Transit, Waste Management, Xerox Business Services.
"We recognize both the private and public sectors need to do all they can to help those who have served and sacrificed for our country find gainful employment when they return. The Milicruit veterans career fairs are an extremely effective and efficient way for the employers and veterans to meet in real time, from anywhere with a computer and internet access," said Kate Spellman, President of UBM Studios.
The Milicruit virtual job fair is accessible to active duty, guard/reservists, veterans and military spouses. The website to register is www.veteranscareerfair.com. In addition to the monthly virtual career fairs, job seekers can search for all available positions in the jobs center by location, job title, keyword and military occupation specialty or code.
In March of this year, Milicruit and their employer partners launched the 10,000 Jobs for Veterans and Military Spouses Challenge. The goal was to find jobs for at least 10,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2013, and in just 4 months, the employers have already hired more than 7,300 veterans and military spouses.
Employers who are interested in hiring more veterans to their workforce can request additional information at [email protected]
Milicruit is the recognized leader in virtual recruiting environments for military veterans. Powered by UBM Studios, Milicruit brings employers who are committed to helping returning veterans find suitable employment together with job-seeking military veterans and their spouses. Given the large number of veterans looking to reenter the civilian job market, Milicruit allows employers and job seekers to meet and interact in a convenient online setting. For additional information on Milicruit or to purchase virtual career fair services, visit www.veteranscareerfair.com.
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