Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 2: Who and What Defines Success, Overcoming Obstacles, and Work Life Balance

Beth Gulitus served 10 years as an Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Officer and transitioned through the Cameron-Brooks program to a Sales position with Johnson & Johnson in 1991.  25 years later, she is still with Johnson & Johnson, where she rose to Regional Sales Director and led a team of sales and marketing professionals, totaling approximately […]
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Former AF JMO Career Success and Advice to Others

I recently caught up with Tanya Chavez, a Cameron-Brooks Alumnus, who made the transition from the Air Force to G3 Enterprises in 2012.  Below is what she has been up to the last 4 years and advice to other officers making the transition.   Tanya’s background: USAFA, 2006, BS Behavioral Science Will complete her MBA May […]
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Do you have Presence?

Have you ever been in a difficult conversation only to leave the conversation moments later and think of that perfect thing you should have said?  Or maybe it was a presentation you gave where you didn’t feel at your best? Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy first became mainstream when she delivered a TED talk about […]
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6 Interview Tips for Mature Communication

Every Conference, a few JMO candidates lose some interviews due to immature communication. This is disappointing because it is completely avoidable. I debated whether or not to write this post, because in reality, I feel I should not even have to address this. However, during an Interview Preparation Workshop recently, two candidates used inappropriate language, […]
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January 2016 Career Conference Results

After navigating some East Coast storms and 100 knot headwinds, the candidates, companies and Cameron-Brooks team have returned home safely from our first Career Conference of 2016!  We are now starting the very busy process of helping coordinate all of the follow-up interviews which will take place over the next 18 working days.  57 candidates […]
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Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It? UPDATED

I posted the blog post below over a year ago and I wanted to re-post it again as we continue to discuss with JMOs the merits of and options of MBA programs as they pertain to a JMO transitioning to the business world.  I’ve updated the original blog post to reflect some new information and […]
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Using Key Words to Stay Focused on Goals

January is the month when we tend to set goals for the upcoming year. To not fall back into old habits, I tried something different in 2015, and it really seemed to work for me. After writing down my goals, I then came up with five key words, or “triggers,” to keep me focused on […]
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Don’t Be a Perpetual Critic

Critical thinking skills are an important part of being an effective leader.  A good leader has to be able to look at processes and strategies, and then use logic and reason to identify the good and bad in a situation, challenge conventional thinking, and identify better ways to execute and get desired results.  You can’t […]
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4 Tips to Make Thanksgiving Day Every Day

Ever since Cameron-Brooks started a blog in 2009, I scheduled myself to write the blog post for Thanksgiving week. Why? It’s my favorite week, day and holiday of the year! I get to use our blog as a platform to encourage others (and remind myself too) to make gratitude a habit, not just a holiday […]
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Corporate America Wants Problem Solvers

After a very busy and rainy four days in Charlotte, NC, all of the candidates, companies and Cameron-Brooks team have returned home safely from the November Career Conference. We have a very busy 18 working days to come as we begin to coordinate all of the follow-up interviews. 47 candidates , 14 spouses/support team members, […]
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Military Decision Making – It Goes Well Beyond the Military

Since the beginning of time, when making important decisions, people have taken a single piece of paper, drawn a line down the middle, and proceeded to make a pros versus cons list.  The military decision making process is certainly a more complex and thorough way of approaching decision making but it does boil down to […]
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Leading an Engaged Team

How do you lead a team? What is your leadership style? How do you inspire a group of people to follow you? These are all common interview questions that help hiring managers get to the core of how you lead and influence a team to achieve difficult objectives. Another question you rarely hear, but should […]
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It’s the Little Things…….

I recently read an article that referenced the 2014 University of Texas Commencement speech delivered by Admiral William H. McRaven, who at that time was the U.S. Special Operations Commander.  He spoke for roughly 19 minutes to the graduating class and delivered 10 points to them as they embark on their new lives post college.  If […]
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The August 2015 Career Conference

Today, the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Kansas City, MO for our fourth Career Conference of 2015!  Today and tomorrow the Cameron-Brooks candidates will be traveling from all over the country to join us as they prepare to take the next big step towards their new business careers.   At this Career Conference, the candidates will […]
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Cameron-Brooks Career Conference: A Recruiter’s Perspective

At our most recent Career Conference, many innovative companies were in attendance interviewing talented Junior Military Officers (JMOs) to fill open leadership positions. One such company is BBH, a full-service global creative agency providing strategic brand ideas, integrated communications, pure play digital solutions and much more for some of the world’s best and most recognized […]
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