The Bottom Line and the August 2016 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to our first Career Conference in Chicago our fourth Career Conference of the year!  Time has certainly flown by in 2016.  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 just over […]
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Considering the Three P’s

I have the privilege of talking to young professionals who are considering or planning a transition from military service to a career in corporate America. Through these conversations, I find that people sometimes have trouble defining their leadership experiences. To help in this, I like to encourage people to consider the Three P’s: People, Problem […]
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Sampling of where June Candidates are Launching Business Careers

The June Career Conference has concluded but it has been a very busy and productive three weeks following the Career Conference with candidates conducting their follow-up interviews.  These are interviews taking place on site with companies at the location where they may be working.  As of this blog post, all of the follow-up interviews are […]
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June 2016 Career Conference Results

Congratulations to all of the June Career Conference candidates and their spouses and support team members on a great conference and taking their first steps towards a career in Corporate America.  It was a very busy and productive Career Conference with over 570 interviews conducted in 48 hours and an average of 11.7 interviews per […]
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The Economy, Leadership, & The June 2016 Career Conference

The June 2016 Career Conference is upon us!  Hard to believe that we are half of the way into 2016 and 5 months from election night. You probably saw the recent economic numbers where the US had 38,000 job growth but had expected well over 100,000 new jobs.  Additionally, the “R” word, recession, is starting […]
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Sampling of Where April Candidates are Launching Business Careers

The actual Cameron-Brooks April Career Conference concluded April 5th , but over the last 3 weeks (18 working days) the candidates conducted follow up interviews, on site, with companies.  As of today, well over 80% of the candidates have accepted offers from companies who attended the Conference, and several more will make decisions this week.  Below […]
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The Cameron-Brooks Transition Experience

A former USMC Captain wrote this about his Cameron-Brooks experience. With the guidance and proven methods of Cameron Brooks I was able to transition 6.5 years of service to my country into a very rewarding, challenging career with a leading consulting firm with tremendous amounts of opportunity and leadership options. I should also mention at this point […]
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The April 2016 Career Conference Results

After a very busy but productive four days, the candidates, recruiters, and Cameron-Brooks team have returned home safely from Charlotte.  We are now well underway with the follow-up process and even as I type this post, we have candidates traveling across the country to conduct interviews on-site with our client companies.  For this April Career Conference […]
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The April 2016 Career Conference

Today and tomorrow, the Cameron-Brooks team and candidates will travel to Charlotte, NC for our second Career Conference of the year.  We have a great lineup of companies and opportunities awaiting them, and the diversity of companies and industries represented will allow the candidates to conduct a thorough career search to find the best fit for […]
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Practice Like You Play

We’ve all heard that ubiquitous axiom, regardless of whether preparing for a sporting event, academic competition, a major presentation to a boss or important group of people or any number of important events that require a high degree of preparation to ensure flawless execution. As a transitioning military officer, I would argue that interviewing for […]
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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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How Many Sales Interviews Do You Have?

It’s not meant to be a trick question but often it is.  If you answered anything other than “ALL”, you too were tricked.  That is because it doesn’t matter whether you are interviewing for an engineering project management position, corporate finance, manufacturing team leadership role, etc.    In the interview, the intent is to demonstrate […]
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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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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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The Value of Starting a Career Search at a Cameron-Brooks Conference

This past week, I met with a Cameron-Brooks Alumnus who works at an $8 million division of a larger $250 million company.  While the company is small relative to a FORTUNE 500 Company, it is publicly traded and manufactures laser systems that measure raw materials during production processes.  He is essentially the Chief Operations Officer “second in […]
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