Bradley-Morris, Inc. Joins Forces with First Lady to Hire American Veterans
Hiring Events at Ft. Bragg, NC; Camp Lejeune, NC; Ft. Benning, GA; and Norfolk, VA to connect veterans and service members with more than 4,000 job opportunities this summer
Atlanta, Georgia, June 24, 2012 – Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., announced today that they will be presenting four military job fairs via their CivilianJobs.com subsidiary in the coming months near military installations. These events will be part of the Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s national initiative to recognize, honor and support military families and veterans.
Veteran employment is a major focus area of the Joining Forces initiative.
“We very much appreciate Bradley-Morris, Inc. and CivilianJobs.com stepping up to help our service members find the job opportunities they have earned,” said Navy Captain Brad Cooper, Executive Director of Joining Forces. “These job fairs cater to a wide-range of veterans and transitioning service members of any background and occupational specialty. Through Joining Forces, we seek opportunities to connect our talented service men and women with opportunities in the private sector - and these CivilianJobs.com events are aligned with this important aspect of our mission.”
The job fairs will be held at the following locations and will include more than 100 companies with 4,000 available jobs for our troops:
Ft. Bragg, NC
Wednesday, July 18
Camp Lejeune, NC
Thursday, July 19
Ft. Benning, GA
Wednesday, August 01
Wednesday, August 29
As a part of Joining Forces, Bradley-Morris, Inc. has pledged to deliver free job seeker services to more than 10,000 transitioning military members and veterans through military job fairs and hiring events, a 25 percent increase in dedicated resources over 2010 and 2011. Bradley-Morris, Inc. will also distribute more than 200,000 military job seeker publications to bases worldwide.
“The Bradley-Morris family of companies is proud to co-sponsor these events with Joining Forces,” said Sandra (Sandy) Morris, CEO, Bradley-Morris, Inc. “Since 1991, BMI has been helping veterans find civilian careers, as well as helping employers understand why and how to hire military. Teaming with the White House and Joining Forces is an extension of what has been my life’s work - assisting our service members with finding employment.”
Employers and job seekers who wish to learn more about the upcoming Joining Forces / CivilianJobs.com job fairs can visit CivilianJobs.com or can call 866-801-4418.
About Joining Forces
Joining Forces is First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s national initiative aimed to educate, challenge, and spark action from all sectors of our society – citizens, communities, businesses, non-profits, faith based institutions, philanthropic organizations, and government – to ensure veterans and military families have the recognition and support they have earned. To learn more about Joining Forces, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/
About Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI)
Bradley-Morris, Inc., the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., matches the top military-experienced job seekers with the leading jobs in the Fortune 1000. BMI is also the parent company of related lines of business including CivilianJobs.com. Serving the U.S., Europe and Asia, Bradley-Morris, is headquartered in metro-Atlanta, Georgia, and can be found on the web at www.Bradley-Morris.com.
CivilianJobs.com, where America's military connects with civilian careers, delivers military job fairs, staffing services, a job board plus employer advertising in our military base newspaper, Civilian Job News. CivilianJobs.com is home to military affinity programs including the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® and the Top 40 Under 40 Military.