Thank You for Your Service Virtual Career Fair for Veterans and Military Spouses
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Dozens of America's biggest companies seeking military talent to fill open positions
PHILADELPHIA, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veteran Recruiting and dozens of America's most veteran friendly employers will host the Thank You for Your Service Virtual Career Fair on March 25. Since 2011, more than 101,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired with the companies who utilize the Veteran Recruiting virtual career fairs to recruit the Nation's finest.
"The virtual career fairs have proven to be a great way to connect with veterans nationwide. Veterans are a great match for the career opportunities at Penske, and the virtual career fairs are a great way for us to recruit veterans nationwide" Stated Ron Schwartz, Director Staffing/Talent Acquisition Penske
The companies who will participate include: ADP, Aetna, Amazon, Anthem Inc., Apple, Aramark, Comerica, Convergys, Covanta, Eaton Corporation, First Citizens Bank, First Data, Graybar, , Intel, Lowe's, Penske, Pfizer, TSA, Travelers, Tyco, Union Pacific Railroad, Verizon, Waste Management, Wells Fargo, Western & Southern Life, and Xerox.
"With more than 70,000 jobs available from the companies who will participate in the virtual career fair, we are confident that we will add to the more than 101,000 veterans and military spouses that have been hired by our partners since 2011" Said Kevin O'Brien, Founder, Veteran Recruiting.
Active Duty, Guard/Reservists, Veterans, and Military Spouses who are seeking employment are encouraged to register here. More than 13,000 have already registered, but Veteran Recruiting would like everyone who is seeking employment to sign up to participate.
Unlike a traditional job fair, the Veteran Recruiting virtual career fair is available 24/7/365. When a job seeker registers, they have immediate access to the company booths, and can view/apply to jobs. During the virtual career fair, they can chat with recruiters, and connect with fellow veterans and spouses in the networking lounge.
"The virtual career fair came along at the perfect time for me" said Ryan Bauchens, US Navy Ret. "I was scheduled to leave the Navy on March 13, and I was worried about finding a job in the civilian sector. I heard of Veteran Recruiting, and registered for the virtual career fairs. I was based in Richmond, but wanted to find a job back home in Philadelphia. I found Covanta in the exhibit hall, applied for a job, interviewed over the phone and was offered a position within a week of being back home."
About Veteran Recruiting
Veteran Recruiting (VR), a division of Astound Virtual, is the leading provider of virtual career fairs for the military community. VR delivers fully interactive recruitment events online that connect employers, active duty, guard/reservists, veterans, and military spouses in real time. Since 2011, more than 101,000 veterans and military spouses have been hired since 2011.