Navy veteran Josh Vinson, a highly-decorated Navy recruiter, wanted to find a job that matched his skills. He said he found a great fit with his current company when he attended the Cincinnati Veterans Job Fair in 2017.
“I was looking to go into sales, marketing or recruiting,” Vinson said. “I stopped at Gus Perdikakis Associates and talked to the recruiter at their table. He said he wasn’t for sure if they were looking for recruiters, but he would give my resume to their recruiting folks. I got a call a week or two later for an interview and three days later they called me with an offer.”
Tim Best, CEO of Bradley-Morris and RecruitMilitary, said each year the organization hosts more than 150 hiring events for veterans.
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The events provide candidates with opportunities to interact not only with potential employers, but also with organizations that provide services and support to those who served, Best said.
“Our partnership with DAV allows us to meet the needs of veterans and their families by providing access to benefits services and employment opportunities in one place,” he said.
Veterans who wish to register for the career fair and access DAV's other job related resources may click here.