August 2017 Career Conference Results

The fourth Cameron-Brooks Career Conference of 2017 is now in the books and we are now in full swing coordinating follow up interviews for the candidates and client companies, many of whom will be traveling as early as this next week.  It was once again a very productive Career Conference with over 475 interviews conducted […]
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50+ Cameron-Brooks client companies featured in latest Fortune 500 list

FORTUNE Magazine recently published their annual Fortune 500 list, marking the 63rd running of the list. The companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years .  According to the article, “in total, Fortune 500 companies represent two-thirds of the U.S. with $12 trillion in revenues, $890 billion in profits, $19 trillion in market value, […]
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June 2017 Career Conference

The Cameron-Brooks team is heading to Charlotte, NC for our June 2017 Career Conference.  We have an impressive group of companies attending the Conference who are representing important open positions within their companies. There is also a great group of prepared JMOs making their way to Charlotte to interview for these leadership positions. Many Cameron-Brooks alumni are coming back […]
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Should a JMO Use a Military Officer Recruiting Firm?

Should a JMO use a military officer recruiting firm?  You might think the answer I would give to this question being a recruiter and a Principal at Cameron-Brooks would be a resounding, 100%, all the time “yes.”  But the truth is, it depends.  There are indeed situations where a JMO may not need or benefit […]
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November 2016 Career Conference Results

The final Career Conference of 2016 is now “in the books” and we want to give a big congratulations to all of the November Career Conference candidates and their spouses and support team members on a lot of hard work that paid big dividends as they begin their career search in Corporate America.   As […]
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The November 2016 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC for our fifth and final Career Conference of 2016!!  Time has certainly flown by in 2016 and we are excited for another busy but very productive four days! In my past blog post discussing the June Career Conference, I addressed the current state of the economy […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 10: Finding Camaraderie Outside of the Military, Listening to Customers and Having the Long View Over Career Progression

In this episode, former Naval Submarine Officer, Joel Godfrey, shares his unique perspective on making the transition from the military to leading very large projects as a Senior Consultant at A-P Networks. Joel gives some great insight on: Similarities and differences between leading projects in the military and Corporate America Assimilating into the business world and […]
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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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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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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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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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Full-Time MBA Programs: Are They Worth It?

I recently read an article regarding the value of full-time business schools and I included the link below: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/is-business-school-worth-it-143017105.html I wanted to expound upon some of the points in the article as it pertains to the Junior Military Officer.  So, is full-time graduate school worth the investment? The short answer is it depends.  It depends […]
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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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