5 Thoughts When Considering Opportunity vs. Location

As a recruiter, I have the opportunity to travel across the country meeting and working with great officers.  In my 6 1/2 years at Cameron-Brooks, one topic that has been a mainstay in my discussions with JMOs about transitioning is location.  As a former Cameron-Brooks candidate and a business person of nearly seventeen years, I […]
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6 Ways for a JMO to Really Stand Out in the Interview Process

I recently had dinner with a fellow Notre Dame alumnus.  He made the statement that another friend would have no problem getting a job offer because of his Notre Dame degree.  I have heard similar statements about degrees from one of the Academies, other top tier schools, or in the case of an engineering degree or […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 25 – Former Marine Corps officer recommends 6 steps to take as you establish your new career

Clint Anderson is a former Marine Helicopter Pilot who now manages a $35 million business operation for Davita Healthcare.  Clearly, he knows how to achieve success.  In this episode, Clint outlines 6 steps every JMO should take in his/her first 100 days of a business career. Network Ask questions, stay curious Stay humble Learn as […]
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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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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 23 – Former Navy Submariner Says 3 Things Make a Successful Transition to Business

Want to hear 3 things you can do to succeed in your transition from military to business?  Then listen to this podcast from a highly successful, former Navy Nuclear Power Submariner who is now a Territory Manager with Boston Scientific Rhythm Management. Patrick Dickerson is a Cameron-Brooks Alumnus who made the transition in 2009.  He does […]
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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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April 2017 Career Conference in the Windy City

Today, the Cameron-Brooks team and candidates are traveling to Chicago, IL for our second Career Conference of 2017! We have a great lineup of companies and opportunities awaiting our candidates, and the diversity of companies, industries, and opportunities represented will enable them to conduct a thorough, high-quality career search to find the best fit for them, their […]
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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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Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 21 – How to Transition from JMO to Logistics Planning at a Wine Company and Teaching at a Top MBA School

Thanks for listening to the Cameron-Brooks podcast! This week, I had the opportunity to visit with Cameron-Brooks alumni, Tanya Chavez. Tanya works for G3 Enterprises and transitioned from the Air Force through Cameron-Brooks in 2012.  Since that transition, she has earned her MBA at UC Berkely Haas School of Business, led a major enterprise resource planning […]
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5 Steps to Building Credibility with a New Team

I recently interviewed Rob Carranza for the Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Above and Beyond. Rob is a former Air Force Navigator with a Mechanical Engineering degree. In the podcast, we get into some interesting topics about his background and his transition to Johnson & Johnson as a Product Development Engineer. In his first role at J&J, he […]
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