Will the Economy Support Your PCS to Corporate America?

Will the economy support your PCS to Corporate America? One of the first blog entries Cameron-Brooks ever posted was published on March 20, 2009. The title of the post is “The Economy – How is it Impacting Cameron-Brooks Candidates’ Career Searches?”  The unemployment rate in March 2009 was 8.5% and it would rise to the […]
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For Academy Grads – SACC vs. Cameron-Brooks Career Conference

I wanted to piggy back off a great blog post my colleague, Pete Van Epps, posted last week discussing the accuracy of a Cameron-Brooks Career Conference.  If you haven’t had a chance to read it, follow this link. Over the past few weeks, I’ve had several discussions with Service Academy JMOs regarding their transition options […]
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The Accuracy of a Cameron-Brooks Career Conference

“Why should I partner with Cameron-Brooks?” This question is often posed to me during my conversations with JMOs. And, depending on the person’s goals and how they want to conduct their career search, the conversation can take many directions. My favorite part of the conversation is sharing the value of a career search with Cameron-Brooks. You can read […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 57 – How a JMO Transitioned to Consulting After The Military

A Junior Military Officer (JMO) transitioning to consulting after the military is unlike any other career pivot.  After all, the JMO is changing industries, career fields and locations.  That is a lot of change.  Therefore, preparation, interviewing and on-boarding into a new company are more difficult and important than most people making a career change.  The […]
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August 2018 Career Conference Results

It’s August 24th and our fourth Career Conference of the  year is a wrap! We conducted over 400 interviews with an average of 13.2 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the August Career Conference was just under 60%, which is defined as the number of interviews in which the candidates achieved success divided by the […]
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JMOs with Engineering and Technical Degrees: Corporate America Wants You!

Corporate America has significant demand for Junior Military Officers (JMOs) with engineering and technical degrees. They value the unique combination of leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving ability, and technical aptitude. Companies can find people with leadership skills. They can also recruit engineers from academic campuses. But what Corporate America has a hard time finding is the […]
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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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