November 12, 2018

How a JMO Can Balance Location Preferences in a Career Search

Many JMOs leave the military because they feel a lack of control over their career and professional lives.  They want more agency, also known as the ability to make their own decisions.  Additionally, many JMOs decide to transition because they want a better quality of life and more time with their family.  With this desire … Continue reading “How a JMO Can Balance Location Preferences in a Career Search”

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October 22, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 61 – How One JMO Transition Wasn’t Decided By Location

Location, location, location. While those are typically the top 3 criteria for opening up a retail business, it commonly seems like top criteria for a JMO transition. Yet, when JMOs narrow down a search based on location, they miss out on exploring many unique opportunities. Paul Speckin is Cameron-Brooks Alumnus who attended our April 2018

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October 11, 2018

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 … Continue reading “Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America”

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October 8, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 60 – The Value of the Cameron-Brooks Agreement and Career Conference

A lot of JMOs wonder why they should partner with Cameron-Brooks versus other recruiting firms or striking out on their own. They also wonder why they should enter a Cameron-Brooks agreement and wait to send out resumes or contact other companies until after the Cameron-Brooks Conference. In other words, they wonder, “How does this benefit

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September 4, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 57 – How a JMO Transitioned to Consulting After The Military

A Junior Military Officer (JMO) transitioning to consulting after the military is unlike any other career pivot.  After all, the JMO is changing industries, career fields and locations.  That is a lot of change.  Therefore, preparation, interviewing and on-boarding into a new company are more difficult and important than most people making a career change.  The … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 57 – How a JMO Transitioned to Consulting After The Military" Read More
August 23, 2018

JMOs with Engineering and Technical Degrees: Corporate America Wants You!

Corporate America has significant demand for Junior Military Officers (JMOs) with engineering and technical degrees. They value the unique combination of leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving ability, and technical aptitude. Companies can find people with leadership skills. They can also recruit engineers from academic campuses. But what Corporate America has a hard time finding is the … Continue reading "JMOs with Engineering and Technical Degrees: Corporate America Wants You!" Read More
July 30, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – Considering a Military to Business Transition? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself.

Considering a transition from the military?  Do you feel a little anxious about your decision?  This anxiety is natural.  In this podcast, I interview Cameron-Brooks Recruiter and Principal, Rob Davis, about his decision to make the transition 19 years ago.  What makes Rob’s decision unique? His dad and father-in-law both retired from the military.  Rob attended … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – Considering a Military to Business Transition? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself.”

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July 3, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 53 – Why Conduct a Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks?

Cameron-Brooks’ mission is to help JMOs reach their potential and dreams.  The path to get there starts with understanding goals, values, and strengths.  The Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks (PMA) is a proven resource to help JMOs identify these career drivers.  During this session, an experienced Cameron-Brooks Recruiter asks JMOs specific questions to help them reflect on, … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 53 – Why Conduct a Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks?”

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June 5, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 51 – Why a Career Search is Better than a Job Search

With so many veteran recruiting initiatives, social media sites like LinkedIn, and an unemployment rate of 3.9%, it has become a lot easier for transitioning JMOs to land a job.  While seemingly positive, this can be a problem. Why? Most JMOs do not want a job, they want a career.  The definition of a job … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 51 – Why a Career Search is Better than a Job Search”

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May 29, 2018

4 Reasons Why I Partner with Millennial JMOs

So much has already been written about Millennials in the workforce.  Why write another blog post about a topic that has already been covered in depth?  Because Millennial JMOs break the stereotypical mold of the Millennial generation, and I want to share 4 reasons why I like partnering with them.  As with any strength, there … Continue reading “4 Reasons Why I Partner with Millennial JMOs”

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