100,000 Jobs Mission hiring fair for U.S. military veterans, April 11

JPMorgan Chase and the 100,000 Jobs Mission will host a hiring event for U.S. military veterans, transitioning service members, Guard and Reserve members and military spouses from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 11 at the Dallas Convention Center, Ballroom A, 650 South Griffin Street.

More than 70 employers will be there recruiting military talent seeking to fill over 5,000 jobs in the Dallas area – and over 80,000 jobs nationwide – ranging from entry-level to managerial positions. The companies span a number of industries from technology, energy and retail to financial services, defense and telecommunications, a release said.

The 100,000 Jobs Mission was launched in 2011 by JPMorgan Chase and 10 other companies with the goal to collectively hire at least 100,000 U.S. military veterans by 2020. In two years, the coalition has grown to 99 companies that have collectively hired more than 51,000 veterans.

Participating companies include:7-Eleven, Inc.; AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems; ACADEMI; AlliedBarton Security Services; Amazon.com; Army & Air Force Exchange Service; AT&T Bank of America; Bell Helicopter; Brink’s Incorporated; Bristol-Myers Squibb; C.R. England Global Transportation; CA Technologies; Century 21 Real Estate LLC; CGI; Cigna; Cisco Systems; City of Fort Worth; Coca-Cola Refreshments; CROSSMARK; DART; Delta Air Lines; Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation; DFW International Airport; Dickies; Eaton Corporation – Electrical Division; EMC2; Enterprise Holdings; Expert Global Solutions; First Cash Financial Services, Inc.; First Command Financial Services; First Data; Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold; Frontier Communications; General Motors; Gibbs Realty & Auction Co., Inc.; Hewlett-Packard Company; HMS; Hyundai Motor America; Intel; International Business Machines; Iron Mountain; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Lockheed Martin Corporation; ManTech International Corporation; McKesson Corporation; NCR; Nielsen; Omni Dallas Hotel; Pitney Bowes; Praxair Inc.; Santander Consumer USA; Schneider National, Inc.; Shell Oil Company; SourceHOV; SRS Distribution; TAMKO Building Products, Inc.; Target; Texas Health Resources; Texas Highway Patrol; Textron Marine & Land Systems; The Kroger Company; UnitedHealth Group; Universal Protection Service; UPMC; US Security Associates, Inc.; Verizon; Waste Management, Inc; and Westower Communications.

Job seekers are encouraged to register and upload their resumes prior to the event so that participating companies can review them and schedule interviews for that day. Many of the recruiting teams are comprised of former military members who can translate military experience into civilian jobs. Business attire is suggested.

Job seekers are encouraged to register online prior to the event at http://www.100000jobsmission.com.

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