March 12, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 45 – Want to Learn the Right Way for a JMO to Navigate the Transition?

Last year, Cameron-Brooks Alumnus Dan Meloro walked into a meeting for his production site.  This meeting would change the trajectory of his career.  He learned that his production site would reorganize, and the Maintenance Manager position he worked hard to earn as a promotion would no longer exist.  He was disappointed.  His supervisor explained that … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 45 – Want to Learn the Right Way for a JMO to Navigate the Transition?" Read More
April 10, 2017

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 … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 22 – How Former Army Artillery Officer Chose New Career Leading Operations for Behavioral Health Group" 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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August 9, 2016

Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 6: Having an action-oriented mentality and balancing work and life

Julie Wilson is a former US Army Intelligence Officer who transitioned through Cameron-Brooks in 2013 and, today, is the Marketing Director at Textron Systems. In her role, she leads the marketing operations of a multi-business military and defense contracting company. Since transitioning from the military, Julie has been extremely successful as a Manager for Business Development and Category … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 6: Having an action-oriented mentality and balancing work and life”

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February 6, 2013

January 2013 Career Conference Results

We just completed our first Career Conference of 2013.  52 candidates and 16 spouses and support team members attended the Conference, and all candidates have companies pursuing them into the follow-up process.  The candidates interviewed with an average of 12 companies and averaged 7 companies pursuing them for a 59% pursuit rate.   The entire Cameron-Brooks Team would … Continue reading “January 2013 Career Conference Results”

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December 3, 2012

True Grit

As I travel around the country presenting information to JMOs considering a transition to Corporate America, I discuss and define the concept of being a development candidate.  This is not a term you can “google” or look up via the internet.  It is a term we created to best describe the type of JMO our client companies … Continue reading “True Grit”

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February 6, 2012

January 2012 Career Conference Results

We just completed the January 2012 Career Conference this week.  40 candidates and 14 spouses and support team members attended the conference, and all candidates have multiple companies pursuing them into the follow-up process.  The candidates interviewed with an average of 12.5 companies and averaged 8.4 companies pursuing them for a 67% pursuit rate, which … Continue reading “January 2012 Career Conference Results”

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October 22, 2010

Book Recommendations for JMOs, Cameron-Brooks’ Candidates and Alum

I recently returned from vacation and read several insightful books.  I would like to share them with those Junior Military Officers (JMOs) and Cameron-Brooks Alumni who regularly visit our blog for self-development.  If you have other book recommendations, please e-mail me or post your comments here.  I am always looking for good book recommendations. 1.  … Continue reading “Book Recommendations for JMOs, Cameron-Brooks’ Candidates and Alum”

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July 14, 2010

Interviewing and Preparation Lesson for JMO Military to Business Transition

If you are Junior Military Officer (JMO) and about to make your transition to business, whether you use a JMO headhunter or set up interviews on your own, most recruiters will want to know what you have been doing to prepare for your transition.  However, instead of asking this directly, they may ask you questions such … Continue reading “Interviewing and Preparation Lesson for JMO Military to Business Transition”

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June 8, 2010

John Finn- Medal of Honor

Two weeks ago, John Finn, the oldest living U.S. Medal of Honor winner, died at the age of 100.  The Cameron-Brooks Team had the great honor of hosting John at the 67th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor in Fredericksburg, TX in December 2008.  We flew out to his home near San Diego to get him, spent … Continue reading “John Finn- Medal of Honor”

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