The November 2015 Career Conference

Today, the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC for our fifth and final Career Conference of 2015! It has been a great year and it is amazing how time has flown! Earlier this week, my colleague Joel Junker wrote a blog post discussing the value of beginning a career search at a Cameron-Brooks Conference. […]
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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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Interview Depth :: Methods and Motives

We often receive feedback from our clients after a Career Conference that some of the JMOs they interviewed did not answer questions with depth. That is, they did not allow the hiring manager to see them in the role by demonstrating and explaining specifically what they did, how they did it and why it was important. […]
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August 2015 Career Conference Results

We are excited to put the finishing touches on another very successful Career Conference and start working on all of the follow-up interviews to come in the next 18 working days!  47 candidates , 20 spouses/support team members, and over 30 companies were in attendance.  The candidates averaged 12 interviews and over 550 interviews were […]
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The Cameron-Brooks Personal Marketability Assessment

One of the most valuable resources Cameron-Brooks offers a military officer is a Personal Marketability Assessment.  Most officers, even if they are going to stay for a career, consider at one time or another their options outside of the military and wonder if their skill sets and interests will fit with corporate America.  Officers wonder: […]
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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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Connecting to Sales

We have seen some excellent Sales Leading to Management opportunities at recent Career Conferences. Leading companies like Textron Aviation, Medtronic and Altec (to name a few) have hired JMOs into sales roles with great success. As a former Sales Manager for a leading Medical Device company, I speak from experience when I say that JMOs […]
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June 2015 Career Conference

We are less than 48 hours from kicking off our third Career Conference of 2015!  Today and tomorrow the Cameron-Brooks candidates will be traveling from all over the country to Charlotte, NC ready to take the next big step towards launching their careers in Corporate America.   We have very exciting lineup of opportunities waiting […]
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Answering Interview Questions Bottom Line Upfront

Several years ago, when I was in Minot, ND meeting with some AF JMOs, Susan, my wife, called me on my cell phone.  She started:  “Maeve (our daughter) fell off the monkey bars.  She took a hard landing and her arm twisted in a funny way.  She is at the hospital and has seen the […]
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The April 2015 Career Conference Results

The Cameron-Brooks team and all of the April Candidates just traveled back this week after a very successful Career Conference in Kansas City, MO.  53 candidates , 21 spouses/support team members, and over 30 companies attended and nearly 700 interviews were conducted at the Conference with an average of 13 interviews per candidate.  As a group, the pursuit […]
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Our Comprehensive Program is Your Advantage

While traveling to Germany recently, I had an interesting conversation with a Junior Military Officer after I finishing an Information Meeting. She approached me and asked, “Why is the Cameron-Brooks process so much more extensive relative to other recruiting firms.”  I appreciated the question and thought others may have the same question.  The answer to […]
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Are You a Good Listener?

Who doesn’t want to be a better speaker?  To be able to effectively communicate and articulate your points to captivate an audience or motivate your troops is a wonderful skill to have.   There are hundreds if not thousands of articles on the topic, organizations like Toastmasters, etc.  As important as this skill might be, perhaps […]
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January 2015 Career Conference Results

We have just concluded our first Career Conference for 2015 and congratulate all of the January candidates on their hard work and efforts resulting in another successful Conference!    57 candidates and 18 spouses/support team members attended as we conducted 705 interviews with an average of 12.4 interviews per candidate.  As a group, the pursuit […]
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