February 19, 2019

The Right Attitude is Everything!

I wanted to revisit an article I had read some time ago that I recently came across again entitled, “Why I Regretted Hiring the Perfect Employee,” by Marc Lore.  Now, I don’t know Marc nor do I typically follow his blog posts but I happened across this article and he highlighted several points that I … Continue reading “The Right Attitude is Everything!”

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January 23, 2019

Bottom Line Impact & the January 2019 Career Conference

Tomorrow the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to our first Career Conference of 2019!  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 12+ interviews each! As the  candidates make their final preparations for the Conference, I wanted to … Continue reading “Bottom Line Impact & the January 2019 Career Conference”

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December 12, 2018

The Cameron-Brooks Talent Equation

My colleague and Cameron-Brooks President and CEO, Chuck Alvarez, recently forwarded an article to my colleagues and me which addresses a global shortage of what the author calls “talent”. Even with all of the current and future college graduates, the talent shortage continues and is getting worse. A potential reason for this is the word “talent” … Continue reading “The Cameron-Brooks Talent Equation”

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November 13, 2018

Study Groups & The November 2018 Career Conference Results

The 5th and Final Career Conference of 2018 is now complete! We had 42 candidates along with 12 spouses and/or support team members that conducted over 550 interviews with an average of 13.2 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the August Career Conference was ~64%, which is defined as the number of interviews in which … Continue reading “Study Groups & The November 2018 Career Conference Results”

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September 17, 2018

For Academy Grads – SACC vs. Cameron-Brooks Career Conference

I wanted to piggy back off a great blog post my colleague, Pete Van Epps, posted last week discussing the accuracy of a Cameron-Brooks Career Conference.  If you haven’t had a chance to read it, follow this link. Over the past few weeks, I’ve had several discussions with Service Academy JMOs regarding their transition options … Continue reading “For Academy Grads – SACC vs. Cameron-Brooks Career Conference”

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April 4, 2018

Attitude, Aptitude & The April 2018 Career Conference

Tomorrow and Friday, the Cameron-Brooks team and April Candidates will travel to Chicago, IL to begin our Second Career Conference of 2018!  We are continuing to see strong demand from our client companies looking for standout, well-prepared JMOs.  We are excited to have a great group of companies, represented by hiring managers, ready to fill … Continue reading “Attitude, Aptitude & The April 2018 Career Conference”

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September 8, 2016

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 … Continue reading “The August Career Conference Update”

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March 6, 2015

Are You a Good Listener?

Who doesn’t want to be a better speaker?  To be able to effectively communicate and articulate your points to captivate an audience or motivate your troops is a wonderful skill to have.   There are hundreds if not thousands of articles on the topic, organizations like Toastmasters, etc.  As important as this skill might be, perhaps … Continue reading “Are You a Good Listener?”

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August 14, 2014

Attitude & The August 2014 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC to kick off our fourth Career Conference of 2014.  We are working on the final touches on our Conference preparation.  During our matching process where we develop our candidates’ interview schedules, our President and Owner, Chuck Alvarez, made a comment I thought was very pointed yet simple … Continue reading “Attitude & The August 2014 Career Conference”

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June 8, 2014

June 2014 Career Conference

Yesterday the Cameron-Brooks team and our June candidates arrived in Austin, TX to begin our third Career Conference in 2014 and our last one in Austin, TX, at least for the next couple of years.  As I write this blog post, the latest unemployment rate numbers have just been released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The National unemployment rate … Continue reading “June 2014 Career Conference”

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