February 1, 2019

The Power of the Cameron-Brooks Network & The January 2019 Career Conference Results

The first Career Conference of 2019 is now in the books! For our January Career Conference, we had 59 candidates along with 20 spouses and/or support team members in attendance.  The candidates conducted over 780 interviews with an average of 13.0 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the January Career Conference was ~62+%, which … Continue reading “The Power of the Cameron-Brooks Network & The January 2019 Career Conference Results”

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January 23, 2019

Bottom Line Impact & the January 2019 Career Conference

Tomorrow the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to our first Career Conference of 2019!  As we put the finishing touches on the conference preparation, we expect it to be another jam packed four days with the candidates expecting to average 12+ interviews each! As the  candidates make their final preparations for the Conference, I wanted to … Continue reading “Bottom Line Impact & the January 2019 Career Conference”

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January 11, 2019

The JMO & Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It?

We interview thousands of officers annually and the topic of graduate school comes up quite often.  Case in point, on my recent recruiting trip, I met with several JMOs who were considering full-time MBA school.  While one might assume that as a recruiter and principal of a JMO recruiting firm, I would denounce full-time MBA … Continue reading “The JMO & Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It?”

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December 23, 2018

Why JMOs Should Think Carefully About Location vs Job Opportunity

The desire to choose one’s location is one of the top reasons junior military officers (JMOs) transition from the military.  This makes sense as I often hear officers tell me, “I ended up with this assignment, even though it was my 10th choice!”  I also hear, “My spouse has been following me around for the … Continue reading “Why JMOs Should Think Carefully About Location vs Job Opportunity”

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December 17, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 65 – The Real Fear Of Missing Out is Choosing NOT to Partner with Cameron-Brooks

Listeners often give me feedback that Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episodes are “fresh” and “not canned or rehearsed.”  When Pete Van Epps and I interview our Alumni for these episodes, we do not prepare them ahead of time and only edit episodes when the alumnus asks us to.  We want to ask the questions and then let … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 65 – The Real Fear Of Missing Out is Choosing NOT to Partner with Cameron-Brooks”

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December 12, 2018

The Cameron-Brooks Talent Equation

My colleague and Cameron-Brooks President and CEO, Chuck Alvarez, recently forwarded an article to my colleagues and me which addresses a global shortage of what the author calls “talent”. Even with all of the current and future college graduates, the talent shortage continues and is getting worse. A potential reason for this is the word “talent” … Continue reading “The Cameron-Brooks Talent Equation”

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December 4, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 64 – Opportunities for JMOs with Engineering Degrees in Corporate America

When I speak to Junior Military Officers (JMOs) with engineering degrees, they often want to avoid doing engineering related work because they believe that companies would only hire them for their technical knowledge.  When I ask them to explain more about their perception, they voice concerns about being “stuck” or “pigeon holed” into one specific … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 64 – Opportunities for JMOs with Engineering Degrees in Corporate America”

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November 27, 2018

Business Advice from The Greatest Generation

The Cameron-Brooks team would like to introduce a new guest writer to the blog, Hope Drury! Hope is a Recruiting Specialist for the Cameron-Brooks team, and we are excited to share some of her “millennial musings” as a young business professional. Enjoy! As a millennial, I’ve had a lifetime to absorb and process years of … Continue reading “Business Advice from The Greatest Generation”

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