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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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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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 29 – How to Create Small Successes Early in Your Corporate Career that Lead to Bigger Things

Mike DeBock is a 1996 USMA graduate, former Apache helicopter pilot and Iraq War veteran.  He transitioned from the Army to Florida Power and Light in 2004 through the Cameron-Brooks transition process.  Today, he is the Executive Director of Gas Infrastructure at NextEra Energy Resources which is the largest renewable energy company in America. He is our latest guest […]
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Three Factors in Choosing Your Ideal Company

I recently interviewed Mark Fannin on our iTunes podcast Above and Beyond. Mark is a Brand Manager at Mars Petcare and a former USMC Logistics Officer with a BS in Economics from the United States Naval Academy. We had a great conversation about his role at Mars and what he’s been up to since making […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 28 – Naval Academy Grad and Former Marine Corps Officer gives interview and career tips for JMOs transitioning to Corporate America

Welcome to another addition of the Cameron-Brooks Podcast. On this episode, I interview Mark Fannin. Mark is leading the marketing efforts for the Crave brand as a Brand Manager at Mars Petcare. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and spent 5 years in the USMC serving as a Logistician. In this episode, […]
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How To Demonstrate Commitment to Corporate America

Companies in Corporate America are committed to hiring military officers into key leadership roles within their organizations. When Roger Cameron and Rene Brooks founded Cameron-Brooks over 48 years ago, they did so understanding this foundational concept. Companies like infusing JMO leadership talent into their organizations for a number of reasons. First, they appreciate your real-world leadership […]
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June 2017 Career Conference Results & Testimonials

The Cameron-Brooks team, client companies, and candidates have just completed the June 2017 Career Conference and have traveled home safely to their respective towns, cities, bases and posts.  We are now actively working on the follow-up process with candidates traveling to visit companies for second interviews and many candidates will be traveling to visit companies […]
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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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April 2017 Career Conference Results

The second Career Conference of 2017 is now complete and we are diligently working on the follow-up process with candidates traveling to visit companies for second interviews.  Many candidates will be traveling to visit companies as early as this Monday.   There was a lot of hard work and effort these past several days and […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 22 – How Former Army Artillery Officer Chose New Career Leading Operations for Behavioral Health Group

Welcome to another episode of the Cameron-Brooks Podcast! In this episode, I interview Derek Walsh, VP of Operations Administration, Behavioral Heath Group. Derek shares some of his keys to success since making the transition from the Army to BHG. We explore topics like working through the career search decision-making process, staying flexible, proactively looking for ways to […]
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How to Prepare for Process Methodology Interview Questions

In competency-based interviews, hiring managers often want to know your methodology for doing important work. They ask questions like “How do you manage a complex project?” or “What is your method for leading your organization through change?” They are looking for a step-by-step approach to understanding your process.  When preparing to successfully answer this type […]
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