Cameron-Brooks Newest Recruiter

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself – my name is Pete Van Epps and I am the newest member of the Cameron-Brooks Team. A little about me: I am originally from San Antonio, Texas.  I graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1998, majoring in Systems Engineering.  After graduating from […]
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PCS to Corporate America 4th Ed., The Guide for JMOs Transitioning from Military to Business

A couple weeks ago I posted the introduction to PCS to Corporate America 4th Ed. (Cameron, Alvarez and Junker) http://blog.cameron-brooks.com/2013/02/17/pcs-to-corporate-america-4th-ed-now-available/.  In that post, I said I would follow up with the major differences between PCS 3rd Ed. to the 4th Ed. First, you will notice that the core of PCS to Corporate America remained the […]
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Interview Preparation App

On my visit last week to Fort Walton Beach, an April 2013 Career Conference candidate showed me a great app on his phone he uses for his interview preparation.  It’s called Quizlet and you can input various interview questions and on your smartphone it has voice capability so you can listen to it during your commute, etc.  […]
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Integrity means…

Integrity means being whole, unbroken, undivided. It describes a person who has united the different parts of his or her personality, so that there is no longer a split in the soul. For the person of integrity, life may not be easy but it is simple: Figure out what is right and do it. All […]
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Body Language Impacts Interviewing Confidence and Stress

We just finished the January 2013 Conference Tuesday night.  The January Candidates are not only hard workers and strong leaders, but also great people!  Thank you for your partnership!  My colleague Rob Davis will write a post in the coming week with a quick recap.  In the meantime, please enjoy this post on body language […]
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Holiday Wishes from the Cameron-Brooks Team

As the Holidays and New Year once again greet us, we find ourselves thankful for cherished friendships, both old and new. We are also thankful to have had the opportunity to work hard in a meaningful environment and achieve our goals while helping others achieve theirs. This is the gift of yet another year to […]
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Conference Advice from Recent Cameron-Brooks Alumni

At the end of each of our Career Conferences, we strive to continually improve our services by asking our candidates for their feedback in several specific areas. Keep in mind that these candidates have just completed a four-day intensive Career Conference (two days of briefings and two days of interviews).  With this fresh – and […]
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How to Answer Interview Questions Regarding Complex Projects and Complex Problems, and the Differences Between the Two

Two common interview questions Recruiters ask are, “Give me an example of a significant problem you solved,” and, “Give me an example of a project you managed.” To answer these questions, I recommend you utilize the four-part formula described in Chapter 5 of PCS to Corporate America, 3rd Edition by Roger Cameron for answering Significant […]
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Career Transition Advice from Air Force JMO

Often, JMOs ask me what they need to do to be successful at the Cameron-Brooks Conference.  While I can pass on several key lessons, I also believe there is tremendous value in receiving insights from JMOs who recently attended the Conference and what they did to plan and prepare for their success.  This is why […]
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7 Ways for Spouses and Significant Others to Get Involved with the Cameron-Brooks Program

Changing career direction from the military to Corporate America is one of the most important moves JMOs make in their lifetime. It affects their futures and those of their spouses/significant others.  This is why Cameron-Brooks highly encourages spouses/significant others to be involved with the entire career search process to include attending our Information Meetings, Personal […]
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Misperceptions Part 2: JMO Development Opportunities

I want to add another point to Rob’s last blog post regarding our clients and types of positions. I want to address another misperception. Last week, I had an interesting conversation with a JMO evaluating Cameron-Brooks and comparing us to other companies in the JMO recruiting industry. He said that based on his conversation with […]
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Misperceptions of Cameron-Brooks Opportunities

The Cameron-Brooks team and the June 2012 Career Conference JMO candidates will arrive in Austin, TX this Friday to kick off our third Conference of the year.  As we make final preparations for the Career Conference, I wanted to share some thoughts heading into it. My colleague, Joel Junker, recently spoke to a candidate who received a […]
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How to Learn More About Cameron-Brooks’ Clients

Many of you who follow the blog read about our recent April Career Conference results.  I have received several e-mails and met personally with some candidates who specifically want to know more about who our client companies are and why we do not publish the names on our blog.  It is a fair question and […]
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