NewsDriven by global business-to-business event leader UBM Studios, subsidiary Milicruit, the leader in virtual recruitment environments for veterans and their spouses, has just partnered with DirectEmployers Association, the nonprofit human resources consortium, to increase candidate visibility and market exposure for veterans seeking jobs. The partnership introduces Direct Employer’s massive audience of global employers to the Milicruit virtual recruitment center.

The Milicruit virtual recruitment center is an innovative step forward in the advancement of online career fairs. Using a virtual three-dimensional setting, job seekers and employers can connect with each other without the hassle of time or distance constraints. Veteran job seekers can log onto the ongoing event 24/7 and visit employer booths, view and apply for jobs, and live chat with employer recruiters.

“We look forward to raising awareness of Milicruit’s valuable products and services to our membership,” said Bill Warren, Executive Director at DirectEmployers Association. ¬†“Our organization aims to improve labor market efficiency through the sharing of best practices and emerging technologies, and advancements in virtual recruitment tools integrate perfectly with those efforts. ¬†Milicruit’s innovative solutions can help our members meet their veterans hiring goals in an efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner.”

“Milicruit is rapidly changing the way that veterans and employers engage, and we are delighted to be partnering with DirectEmployers Association to bring its members the proven benefits of digital recruiting,” said Kevin O’Brien, vice president of business development at UBM Studios. ¬†“Our virtual events have connected more than 200 Fortune 1000 companies with upwards of 60,000 job seeking veterans, so Milicruit’s offerings are a natural complement to DirectEmployers Association’s noteworthy veterans hiring initiatives.”

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