RecruitMilitary Career Fair for Military Veterans and Military Spouses Coming to Atlanta on November 8

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The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free hiring event for job seekers who have military backgrounds on Thursday, November 8, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park (Greater Atlanta).

The military-to-civilian recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will present a free hiring event for job seekers who have military backgrounds on Thursday, November 8, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park (Greater Atlanta).

This event, the RecruitMilitary Career Fair, will be open to veterans who already have civilian work experience, men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, members of the National Guard and reserves, and military spouses. More than 40 veteran-friendly organizations will conduct one-on-one interviews with the job seekers--organizations that will include corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies and other government employers, educational institutions, veterans service agencies, and veterans associations. The career fair hours will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

RecruitMilitary will produce the Atlanta Career Fair in cooperation with The American Legion; HireVetsFirst, a unit of the United States Department of Labor; and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN). The event will be the 40th of 45 RecruitMilitary Career Fairs scheduled for 2007. During 33 such events produced from January through September, an average of 30-plus organizations interviewed an average of over 400 job seekers.

Already in the line-up for Atlanta are American Eurocopter, Carolina Handling, CEC Entertainment, Colonial Life & Accident Ins, Columbia Southern University, DeVry University, Enterprise Rent-A-Car C0., F.A. Bartlett Tree Experts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Frozen Foods Express, Hanson Building Materials, Intelsat Corporation, Kiewit Federal, L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Miami Dade County Public Schools, Modern Woodmen of America, Oldcastle Architectural, Inc., Open Source Center - Central Intelligence Agency, Railserve, Schlumberger, Schneider National, Six Flags Atlanta Properties, StoreLink Retail Group, STS/UtiliQuest LLC, T-Mobile, The Wackenhut Corporation, TMP Worldwide - Brinks Home Security, United States Border Patrol, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Waffle House, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Walgreens, Westinghouse Anniston, and Woodmen of the World.

RecruitMilitary will produce the Atlanta Career Fair in cooperation with The American Legion; HireVetsFirst, a unit of the United States Department of Labor; and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN). The event will be the 40th of 45 RecruitMilitary Career Fairs scheduled for 2007. During 33 such events produced from January through September, an average of 30-plus organizations interviewed an average of over 400 job seekers.

The American Legion is an association of veterans who served during times of war. The Legion has 2.7 million members in nearly 15,000 posts throughout the world. The National Commander of The American Legion is Martin F. Conatser, an Army veteran, of Champaign, Illinois. Congress chartered The American Legion in 1919. HireVetsFirst was created by Congress in 2002 to develop awareness among employers of the outstanding attributes of men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life. The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network was founded in 2004 to provide career opportunities and job portability for military spouses. The organization is made up of military spouses, caregivers to war wounded, and retired military personnel.

RecruitMilitary, based in Cincinnati, connects employers with job seekers who have military backgrounds. All of the company's owners, officers, account executives, and recruiters are either veterans or active or former reservists. In addition to participation in career fairs, RecruitMilitary offers subscriptions to its database of self-registered job seekers who have military backgrounds, currently numbering more than 177,000, at its Web site, http://www.recruitmilitary.com ; advertising in online and print media; and contingency and retained hiring services. The company mails more than 54,000 copies of a quarterly, print newsletter called Incoming! to over 230 military bases throughout the world for distribution to transitioning personnel; employers advertise their job openings in Incoming! The President of RecruitMilitary is Drew Myers, formerly a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. The company was founded in 1998.

RecruitMilitary produced 13 career fairs in 2006. More than 225 organizations and over 8,000 job seekers attended those events. The career fairs generated television coverage by CNBC, ABC, NBC, and CNN; radio coverage by ESPN and numerous regional stations; and articles in several newspapers. RecruitMilitary has scheduled 104 career fairs for 2008.

Contact:
Drew Myers
President
RecruitMilitary, LLC
Phone 513-683-5020
drew(at)recruitmilitary.com

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