The Right Lens & The August 2018 JMO Career Conference

Tomorrow and Friday, the Cameron-Brooks team and Candidates will travel to Chicago, IL to kick off our fourth JMO Career Conference of 2018!  As we get into the latter half of the year, we continue to see demand in the market for top performing leaders and JMOs.  Recently, when I was speaking to several of […]
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5 Misperceptions About Manufacturing Dispelled

Often times when I am discussing potential career field opportunities with a Junior Military Officer (JMO), they tend to have misperceptions about manufacturing in Corporate America.  Some will oversimplify manufacturing and believe it is as simple as widget A goes into widget B to make widget C.  Others think of it as simply leading a […]
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June 2018 Career Conference Results

Our third Career Conference of the  year has concluded and we conducted over 750 interviews with an average of 12.6 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the June Career Conference was just under 60%, which is defined as the number of interviews in which the candidates achieved success divided by the total number of their […]
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June 2018 Career Conference

Today and Friday, the Cameron-Brooks team and June Candidates will travel to Charlotte, NC to begin our Third Career Conference of 2018!  We are continuing to see strong demand from our client companies looking for standout, well-prepared JMOs.  We are excited to have a great group of companies, represented by hiring managers and over 30 […]
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Attitude, Aptitude & The April 2018 Career Conference

Tomorrow and Friday, the Cameron-Brooks team and April Candidates will travel to Chicago, IL to begin our Second Career Conference of 2018!  We are continuing to see strong demand from our client companies looking for standout, well-prepared JMOs.  We are excited to have a great group of companies, represented by hiring managers, ready to fill […]
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January 2018 Career Conference Update

The January 2018 Career Conference has concluded but we are still busy with the follow-up process with candidates traveling across the country 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, over half of the candidates have accepted […]
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January 2018 Career Conference Results

The first Career Conference of 2018 is now in the books and we are now in the process of coordinating follow-up interviews where many candidates will be traveling as early as Monday of next week.  This past Monday and Tuesday, we conducted nearly 700 interviews with an average of 13.1 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit […]
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The Interview Mindset – A Practical Exercise

During a recent interview preparation workshop I delivered to our DPP candidates, I “dusted off” an exercise I hadn’t used in a while. I’ve found this particular exercise to be effective in illustrating a basic premise of interviewing, and I thought it would be worthwhile to share. Here’s the exercise: 1)      Take out a sheet […]
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November 2017 Career Conference Results

The Cameron-Brooks team, the candidates and our client companies have all arrived home safely to their respective locations after a very busy, but productive, November Career Conference.  As I type this, we are in the process of beginning to coordinate follow-up interviews where many candidates will be traveling as early as Monday of next week.  […]
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Preparation, Partnership, & The November 2017 Career Conference

Tomorrow, the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC to kick off our fifth and final Career Conference of 2017! We are excited to have a great group of companies, represented by hiring managers, ready to fill open positions with their companies! We also have an outstanding group of JMO candidates attending this Conference, and […]
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3 Reasons Why Sales Managers Like to Hire JMOs

In a recent blog post, I defined Professional Sales. In this post, I’d like to explain three reasons why I believe a Junior Military Officer is a good fit for Professional Sales. As a former Divisional Sales Manager for the world’s largest healthcare products company, I used three criteria to hire representatives for my team. […]
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