Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 12: Keys to a Successful Military to Business Transition and the Value of the Executive MBA

Another episode of the Cameron-Brooks Podcast!  In this episode, I interview Joe Dowdy, former Army Helicopter Pilot, and now a Senior Financial Analyst with Noble Energy.  Joe shares his keys to making a successful military to business transition, and why he waited to get his MBA after the military while working at Noble Energy. You […]
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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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The November 2016 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC for our fifth and final Career Conference of 2016!!  Time has certainly flown by in 2016 and we are excited for another busy but very productive four days! In my past blog post discussing the June Career Conference, I addressed the current state of the economy […]
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Are You Listening?

I hosted a webcast earlier this week for a group of military officers who are preparing to transition from the military to careers in Corporate America. During the session, our discussion turned to how to ask insightful questions during an interview and truly listen to a hiring manager’s response. A question was posed: How do […]
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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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Demonstrating Interest and the Power of “Why”

We recently completed our fourth Career Conference of 2016 and have our fifth and final Career Conference of 2016 to kick off in less than one month.  An overarching theme for this year is companies are most definitely hiring but the economy is still such where companies can afford to, and will be, selective in […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 9: The Importance of Being Yourself, Growing Where You’re Planted, and Asking for Help

In this episode of the Cameron-Brooks podcast, Ryan Nungesser shares his unique perspective on making the transition from Marine Corps Captain to a career with Boston Scientific. Ryan has been working with Boston Scientific since 2009 and has risen to the role of Production Director, a role in which he leads over 500 people, positively impacting […]
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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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The Dangling Carrot

I was on a recent recruiting trip meeting with candidates in our program and interviewing potential new candidates.  During the course of several conversations, I asked the candidate where they were in their decision process to transition from the military and I’d get a plethora of answers to include being on the fence, leaning towards […]
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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 7: From Air Force F-15 Pilot to Cardiac Rhythm Management Sales Representative

In this episode of the Cameron-Brooks Podcast, Rudy Chavez, former AF F-15 Pilot and now a Sales Representative with BIOTRONIK, the fastest growing Cardiac Rhythm Management company in the US, tells his story of success. In the episode, Rudy and I talk about: Self-motivation Building trusting relationships How he focuses on self-development The best advice he received, […]
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The Bottom Line and the August 2016 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to our first Career Conference in Chicago our fourth Career Conference of the year!  Time has certainly flown by in 2016.  As we put the finishing touches on the conference preparation, we expect it to be another jam packed four days with the candidates expecting to average just over […]
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