Over 30 employers looking to hire transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses
The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today a major hiring event for U.S. military veterans, wounded warriors, transitioning service members and military spouses on Saturday, August 25th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Naval Support Activity Bethesda’s Gymnasium - Building 17 in Bethesda, Maryland. Held in collaboration with the Naval District Washington Family Support Programs, the event will feature over thirty major employers seeking to fill more than 2,000 open positions in the Washington, D.C. metro area and thousands more nationwide.
Positions range from entry level to senior management roles in a wide array of industries, including defense, technology, customer service, healthcare, financial services and retail. Registration prior to the event is highly encouraged. Job seekers can register online at 100000jobsmission.com.
The hiring event model used by the 100,000 Jobs Mission is designed for job seekers to register and upload their resumes prior to the event so that participating companies can review them and schedule interviews for that day. In some cases, candidates may be offered a job on the spot. Many of the recruiting teams are comprised of veterans who can help translate military skill sets into open jobs.
Some of the companies participating in the Aug. 25 event include:
Abbott Iron Mountain Incorporated
ACADEMI JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Avis Budget Group Lockheed Martin
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
CA Technologies ManTech International
Cisco Systems Inc. Modis
Eaton Corporation Navy Exchange
EMC Corporation Office Depot, Inc.
Enterprise Holdings Orbis, Inc. USA, Inc.
Frontier Com. Securitas Security Services
Henry Schein, Inc. Textron Inc.
Hostess Brands Time Warner Cable
More companies are expected to join in the coming weeks.
Tim Keefe, (302) 552-0529, tim.keefechase.com
Shannon O’Reilly, (212) 270-0563, shannon.oreillyjpmchase.com
Joe Macri, (301) 295-1803, joseph.macrimed.navy.mil
The event is being held in collaboration with Joining Forces, U.S. Naval District Washington Family Support Programs and Naval Support Activity Bethesda, Maryland.
Saturday, August 25 2012 from 10 AM to 3 PM
Naval Support Activity Bethesda (Gymnasium, Bldg. #17) 8901 Wisconsin Ave. Bethesda, Maryland
Job seekers are encouraged to register online prior to the event. Proof of Military Service is required for base access. Please bring your Military ID Card, Veteran ID issued by VA or DD-214 plus a photo ID. Participants should also bring multiple copies of their resume and be prepared to be interviewed. Business attire is suggested.
About the 100,000 Jobs Mission: Launched in 2011, the 100,000 Jobs Mission is a coalition of 59 companies committed to hiring at least 100,000 U.S. military veterans by 2020. The coalition's companies have collectively hired 18,249 veterans since March of 2011. For more information on the 100,000 Jobs Mission, visit 100000jobsmission.com or “like” us at Facebook.com/100000jobsmission.