A lot of NEW for 2017!

There’s lots of “NEW” in the air!  A new year, a new US President, and now a new Career Conference for 2017!  Another “new” was the DOW closing above the 20,000 mark for the very first time in its history; and while that is not THE indicator of the strength of our current economy, it […]
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Focus – In a Word

Happy New Year! I love this time of year because with a new year comes the opportunity to initiate new goals and re-focus on goals that may have fallen by the wayside in the past.  At the very beginning of each year, as things are ramping back up to full speed, I spend time developing professional […]
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Cameron-Brooks Podcast – Episode 14: How Infantry Company Command Prepared One JMO for a Successful Career in Sales

Matt Burch is an Interventional Sales Consultant with Medtronic Spinal and Biologics.  He is also a former Army Infantry Officer who deployed multiple times and commanded a line Infantry company. Matt made his transition from the military to business in 2012 through the Cameron-Brooks program.  In this episode, Matt shares how he used his knowledge […]
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Thanksgiving and High Performance

I start most days by journaling about what I am grateful for from the previous day.  Little did I know, that according to Michael Hyatt, former CEO and Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publisher and virtual mentor, I was modeling what other high performers do at the start of their day (or year).  You can read here […]
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Starting a Career in Sales: Debunking the Myths

 An interesting comment I often hear toward the end of a Career Conference is, “I wish I would have interviewed for a few more sales opportunities.” I am usually able to dig into that comment to learn more and often find that JMOs have a misperception about professional business-to-business sales. They assume that all sales are […]
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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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