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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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 56 – Tips on Making a Difference

Welcome back! On this episode, I interview Trey McAfee. Trey is a former Army Chemical Corps officer who transitioned from the Army in early 2015 and is currently a Plant Manager at Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is a company that primarily makes commercial glass for some very interesting and beautiful buildings across America. Trey was […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – How to know you’re ready for a military to business career change

Considering a transition to a business career?  Do you feel a little anxious about your decision?  This anxiety is natural. Here’s how to know you’re ready for a military to business career. In this podcast, I interview Cameron-Brooks Recruiter and Principal, Rob Davis, about his decision to make the transition 19 years ago.  What makes Rob’s decision […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 53 – Why Conduct a Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks?

Cameron-Brooks’ mission is to help JMOs reach their potential and dreams.  The path to get there starts with understanding goals, values, and strengths.  The Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks (PMA) is a proven resource to help JMOs identify these career drivers.  During this session, an experienced Cameron-Brooks Recruiter asks JMOs specific questions to help them reflect on, […]
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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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4 Reasons Why I Partner with Millennial JMOs

So much has already been written about Millennials in the workforce.  Why write another blog post about a topic that has already been covered in depth?  Because Millennial JMOs break the stereotypical mold of the Millennial generation, and I want to share 4 reasons why I like partnering with them.  As with any strength, there […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 49 – How Being Open Minded Led One JMO from Army Signal to Aviation Sales

Two weeks before former JMO Jenna Sanders attended her Career Conference, she wasn’t considering sales as a possible career opportunity.  Based on the companies attending her Conference, I called and asked if she would consider a few sales interviews.  A few specific sales positions really fit her personality and interests; most importantly, because she was conducting a […]
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Two Keys for Successful Interviews: Translating and Connecting

Two important components of a successful interview are translation and connection. That is, translating your experiences with key ideas and phrases that a hiring manager can understand and connecting your background directly to the competencies of the position for which are you interviewing. Here are a few practical ideas that you can use in preparing for […]
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