How to Successfully Interview During the Site Tour

During a follow-up interview with a company, you will likely receive a tour.  This is almost always the case for manufacturing or distribution opportunities where you will be given the chance to see the production line or warehouse/distribution center operations.  I have also known companies to give candidates tours of the office complex, oil and gas drilling sites, […]
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Feedback from the August 2009 Career Conference

We are close to finishing the follow-up interview process for the August 2009 Conference.  A few candidates have some interviews left this week, but the strong majority have already accepted positions, or have one or more offers and are set to make a career decision by early next week.  Statistically, this will be the most […]
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A Lesson from My 4 Year Old Son

As I close out my week today, I want to pass on a lesson learned from my 4-year-old son, Elijah.  But first, some background on my son.  Elijah came to us with his sister two years ago, when he was age two.  In July of this year, we finalized our adoption of Elijah and his […]
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JMO Career Transition Research and Preparation

We are now in the follow-up process from the August Conference. It takes 2 to 5 weeks after the Conference to complete the interviews that will result in companies making decisions about offers. As the August candidates wrap-up their follow-up interviews, we ask them to leave comments on the Discussion Area http://bit.ly/xgUOp where you can […]
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Lessons for a JMO Starting a Business Career – Part 3

I meant to get this posted earlier this week but I have been very busy with candidates conducting follow up interviews and accepting offers from the August 2009 Career Conference. These are my last Lessons to JMOs starting their business career.  They are based on my own personal experience.  I feel these last two lessons […]
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Lessons for a JMO Starting a Business Career – Part 2

When you first start your business career, your level of responsibility may not be at the same level as when you left the military.  This is a short term issue until you learn the operation, customers, products or services.  While you are learning and ramping up your responsibilities, find as many opportunities as you possibly […]
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