Milicruit Celebrates Veterans, Offers Virtual Career Fair with 21,000+ Jobs from Over 70 Military-Friendly Companies »
CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — UBM Studios’ Milicruit, the recognized leader in digital recruitment environments for military veterans, today announced that the Milicruit national career fair, which took place November 10, 2011, offered more than 21,000 jobs from over 70 companies for service members, veterans and military spouses seeking employment. The virtual career fair featured military-friendly employers from healthcare to manufacturing. More than 36,000 veterans attended the career fair.
Additionally, Kevin O’Brien, Milicruit founder and UBM Studios Vice President Business Development, appeared on Fox & Friends on Wednesday along with Mike Fisher, Senior Vice President, Chief Data Office; Chair of the Citi Military Veterans’ Network; and a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve on a segment “Hire our Heroes.” Click here to view the segment.
“We are truly grateful to the men and the woman that serve as part of the military to protect the United States,” said O’Brien. “Milicruit was created to bring the thousands of veterans together with military-friendly employers to help reduce the unemployment rate of returning heroes. We are committed to assisting service men and woman find suitable employment as they return to civilian life.”
The Milicruit service provides employers an opportunity to meet and interact with job seekers in real-time through high-speed internet access. The Milicruit environment is open and available 24/7/365 and job seekers can visit employer booths to research the company, watch videos, visit the employer website, view and apply for jobs and send recruiters messages. Service members, veterans and military spouses interested in participating can register at www.veteranscareerfair.com.
Earlier this month, Milicruit launched a free mobile App for service members, veterans and military spouses seeking employment through Milicruit’s virtual career fairs. Smart phones users can access the mobile application to: access company information & contact recruiters; watch videos; review the Milicruit calendar of upcoming virtual career fairs; and receive direct feeds of current veteran unemployment news. The new app is available through iTunes and Android Marketplace.
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By Tim Spagnola
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