The April 2015 Career Conference

 Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel for our second Career Conference of 2015 and our first ever in Kansas City!   We are very excited for the new venue and for the opportunities for both our candidates and client companies! Sample industries for the April 2015 Career Conference include: Consumer Products, Medical Device, Building Products, High Technology, Facilities Services, Oil […]
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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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Being PRESENT in an Interview

I am reading The Charisma Myth by Olivia Cabane. In the book, the author says that one of the best ways to develop and demonstrate charisma is to be present in any conversation.  Essentially, she says that people want to feel that they have our full attention when they speak with us. When they feel […]
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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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January 2015 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC for our first Career Conference of 2015!   We are very excited for our candidates and companies as well as for new possibilities this year may bring!  We have a great line up of opportunities and companies in store for our January Candidates. Sample industries for the […]
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JMO Feedback :: November 2014 Career Conference

After every Career Conference, we ask the JMOs who participated to give us specific feedback on their overall experience in the Cameron-Brooks program.  We do this to ensure that we are constantly evaluating our program, which enables us to provide a valuable service, both to the Military Officers and the Client Companies with whom we […]
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Interview Feedback from a Recent Career Conference

At each of our Career Conferences, after a company interviews Military Officers, they sit with someone on the leadership team at Cameron-Brooks to give feedback on how each officer did in the interview. At our recent November 2014 Career Conference, I sat in the feedback out brief with hiring managers from one of the largest […]
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November 2014 Career Conference Results

After a very busy and action packed four days, we have completed our final Career Conference for 2014!    57 candidates and 21 spouses/support team members attended as we conducted over 700 interviews with an average of 12.5 interviews per candidate.  As a group, the pursuit rate was 60+%, with the pursuit rate defined as […]
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November 2014 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC to kick off our fifth and final Career Conference of 2014!  We are working on the final touches on our Conference preparation and we are very excited about the quality of both the candidates and the companies for our November Career Conference. Sample industries for the November […]
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Making Contributions on Your Team

I follow a few different blogs and came across a great post from Michael Hyatt recently.  We have previously referenced Hyatt’s blog on the Cameron-Brooks blog here. Michael is the former Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the seventh largest trade book publishing company in the U.S. He is the author of Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, he created and […]
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Why Read?

At the end of every Cameron-Brooks Career Conference, we seek feedback from those military officers (soon-to-be business leaders) with whom we partner regarding their experience with Cameron-Brooks.  One thing we ask, in particular, is for officers to define the aspects of the Cameron-Brooks Development and Preparation Program (DPP) that they found particularly valuable or helpful. […]
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August 2014 Career Conference Results

Congratulations to all of the August 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 700 interviews conducted in 48 hours and an average of 12.9 interviews per […]
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Attitude & The August 2014 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC to kick off our fourth Career Conference of 2014.  We are working on the final touches on our Conference preparation.  During our matching process where we develop our candidates’ interview schedules, our President and Owner, Chuck Alvarez, made a comment I thought was very pointed yet simple […]
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June 2014 Career Conference Results

We just completed the June 2014 Career Conference Tuesday and we already have candidates traveling to conduct follow up interviews today!  Busy times are ahead indeed.   It was a very busy and productive Career Conference with an average of 12.8 interviews per candidate and over 700 interviews conducted in two days.  The group as a whole […]
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June 2014 Career Conference

Yesterday the Cameron-Brooks team and our June candidates arrived in Austin, TX to begin our third Career Conference in 2014 and our last one in Austin, TX, at least for the next couple of years.  As I write this blog post, the latest unemployment rate numbers have just been released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The National unemployment rate […]
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