Career Management

  • 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”

  • 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”

  • 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”

  • Should a JMO Use a Military Officer Recruiting Firm in Today’s Economy?

    Recently, my colleague, Pete Van Epps, wrote a blog post regarding JMOs making a transition in the current economy. You can read that post here. I wanted to follow up his post by asking the question, should a JMO use a military officer recruiting firm in the current economy? After all, the current unemployment rate

  • 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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