June 19, 2017

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 27 – How an Air Force Electrical Engineer and JMO Transitioned to a Career in Brand Management and Advertising

Dom Alcocer transitioned from the Air Force to General Mills as a Marketing Manger in April 2005.  He managed General Mills brands in the cereal and holiday cookies categories.  Dom claims he even invented a new holiday, "Back to School,"  and a type of cookie to go along with it.  He left General Mills for Pernod Ricard … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 27 – How an Air Force Electrical Engineer and JMO Transitioned to a Career in Brand Management and Advertising" Read More
March 21, 2017

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 … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 21 – How to Transition from JMO to Logistics Planning at a Wine Company and Teaching at a Top MBA School”

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February 28, 2017

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 … Continue reading "5 Steps to Building Credibility with a New Team" Read More
February 20, 2017

Cameron-Brooks Podcast :: Episode 19 – The Life of an R&D Lifecycle Manager [Part 1]

Thanks for listening to the Cameron-Brooks Podcast! In this episode, I interview Rob Carranza, R&D Lifecycle Manager at Johnson & Johnson. Rob earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a former Air Force Navigator. He gives some really good perspective and our conversation went pretty long, so I broke the conversation in two … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast :: Episode 19 – The Life of an R&D Lifecycle Manager [Part 1]”

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June 14, 2016

Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 2: Who and What Defines Success, Overcoming Obstacles, and Work Life Balance

Beth Gulitus served 10 years as an Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Officer and transitioned through the Cameron-Brooks program to a Sales position with Johnson & Johnson in 1991.  25 years later, she is still with Johnson & Johnson, where she rose to Regional Sales Director and led a team of sales and marketing professionals, totaling approximately … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 2: Who and What Defines Success, Overcoming Obstacles, and Work Life Balance”

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September 5, 2012

Career Transition Advice from Air Force JMO

Often, JMOs ask me what they need to do to be successful at the Cameron-Brooks Conference.  While I can pass on several key lessons, I also believe there is tremendous value in receiving insights from JMOs who recently attended the Conference and what they did to plan and prepare for their success.  This is why … Continue reading “Career Transition Advice from Air Force JMO”

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March 6, 2011

Resources for Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) Air Force Officers

The Air Force recently announced another Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) program for an early out or early release for Air Force Officers. Over the last 5 years, Cameron-Brooks has significant experience working with AF Junior Military Officers (JMOs) involved with downsizing programs and making a transition to business careers. While we have successfully partnered with … Continue reading “Resources for Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) Air Force Officers”

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April 20, 2010

Cameron-Brooks Candidate Success and Satisfaction – Part II

After I published my previous blog post “JMO Headhunter – Candidate Success and Satisfaction,” http://blog.cameron-brooks.com/2010/04/08/jmo-headhunter-candidate-success-and-satisfaction/, I received an e-mail from a Cameron-Brooks alumnus from last year’s April Conference and another Cameron-Brooks alumnus posted a “One Year Post Conference Reflections” on our Discussion Forums.  This e-mail and post further underscore my point of the high level … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Candidate Success and Satisfaction – Part II”

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March 31, 2010

Air Force Expanded Force Management Program

Recently, the Air Force expanded their efforts to meet lower targeted manning levels through the Force Management Program (aka Force Shaping).  High levels of retention have led to challenges in meeting career field, skill and overall personnel strength goals.  If you are currently an officer in the Air Force and are exploring career options because … Continue reading “Air Force Expanded Force Management Program”

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