Challenges Create Leadership Opportunities for Cameron-Brooks Alumni and Candidates

There is a silver lining for leaders in today’s tough economic climate.  While challenging, the problems create opportunities for leaders to bring value to their organization.  Those currently serving, or who have previously served in military leadership positions during war time, understand this.  The time when military leaders make their greatest contribution is during war.  […]
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Common JMO Concerns About a Military to Corporate America Transition

If you have concerns about transitioning from the military to business, you are not alone.  In this market, you should have concerns as the economy continues to struggle.   However, your concerns are probably not unique.  I have been working at Cameron-Brooks for almost 10 years now and I made my own transition in 1999.  The Cameron-Brooks’ Blog […]
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Demonstrating you leadership during an interview.

I am doing several mock interviews with candidates preparing for the Cameron-Brooks April 2009 Conference.  I am finding some are doing a very good job of connecting their military experience to key competencies and functional experience to the questions I am asking.  Some need significant improvement.  This post addresses the importance of delivering specific answers […]
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Suggested Reading for Military to Corporate Transition

After my last post about the importance of preparation and reading, I figured I would get questions about what to read.  Below are suggested readings for a potential transition from military to business. (We have a more comprehensive Reading Program© for those candidates enrolled in our Development and Preparation Program©.)   PCS to Corporate America, […]
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Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America

What do you know about Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance, Kaizen, or Consultative Selling? How about Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Self-Directed Work Teams, Risk Management or Change Management?   The JMO candidates who have succeeded in their career search understood these business concepts, but more importantly, related their military background to them and bring the topics […]
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Introduction to the Cameron-Brooks Blog

All of us at Cameron-Brooks are excited to launch our new blog.  In the last 3 years, we have worked very hard to provide more up to date information to reach more junior military officers and Cameron-Brooks Alumni.  The military has significantly changed since 9-11 and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.  Our clients needs continue […]
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