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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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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Focus – In a Word

Happy New Year! I love this time of year because with a new year comes the opportunity to initiate new goals and re-focus on goals that may have fallen by the wayside in the past.  At the very beginning of each year, as things are ramping back up to full speed, I spend time developing professional […]
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Starting a Career in Sales: Debunking the Myths

 An interesting comment I often hear toward the end of a Career Conference is, “I wish I would have interviewed for a few more sales opportunities.” I am usually able to dig into that comment to learn more and often find that JMOs have a misperception about professional business-to-business sales. They assume that all sales are […]
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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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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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Relationships Matter

I wrote a blog post a few years ago focused on building a professional network, which you can read here. Recently, I read a Harvard Business Review article entitled Great Leaders Embrace Office Politics by Michael Chang Wenderoth and wanted to revisit the topic. The article immediately grabbed my attention because when I think of the […]
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The August Career Conference Update

The August 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, several candidates have accepted offers while the majority […]
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August 2016 Career Conference Results

The August 2016 Career Conference in Chicago proved successful for the transitioning officers, our client companies and the Cameron-Brooks team. As we now launch into the follow-up interview process, I am confident that the JMOs with whom we’ve partnered have taken a very positive step toward transitioning and starting their careers on Corporate America. For the […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 6: Having an action-oriented mentality and balancing work and life

Julie Wilson is a former US Army Intelligence Officer who transitioned through Cameron-Brooks in 2013 and, today, is the Marketing Director at Textron Systems. In her role, she leads the marketing operations of a multi-business military and defense contracting company. Since transitioning from the military, Julie has been extremely successful as a Manager for Business Development and Category […]
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