February 6, 2017

Cameron-Brooks Podcast – Episode 18: Former Navy Nuke Says Secret to Success is to Continually Reinvent Yourself

John Tunison is a former Navy Nuclear Power Submarine Officer who transitioned to a career at Shell Oil in 2003.  John graduated from the Naval Academy with a major in Political Science, but he has since gone on to a career in corporate finance. John has hired and mentored numerous military officers over the last 14 … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast – Episode 18: Former Navy Nuke Says Secret to Success is to Continually Reinvent Yourself" Read More
May 20, 2013

Have More than One Year before a Potential Military Transition? Think You Have Plenty of Time? Think Again.

When I speak with JMOs who have 2 or more years before they can even potentially leave the service about their future career plans, most tell me they have a lot of time before they need to think, plan or prepare for that decision.  It’s a natural answer since the immediacy of deployments, military requirements, … Continue reading “Have More than One Year before a Potential Military Transition? Think You Have Plenty of Time? Think Again.”

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March 7, 2013

PCS to Corporate America 4th Ed., The Guide for JMOs Transitioning from Military to Business

A couple weeks ago I posted the introduction to PCS to Corporate America 4th Ed. (Cameron, Alvarez and Junker) http://blog.cameron-brooks.com/2013/02/17/pcs-to-corporate-america-4th-ed-now-available/.  In that post, I said I would follow up with the major differences between PCS 3rd Ed. to the 4th Ed. First, you will notice that the core of PCS to Corporate America remained the … Continue reading “PCS to Corporate America 4th Ed., The Guide for JMOs Transitioning from Military to Business”

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June 7, 2011

Current Economy and the JMO Career Search – June 2011

The economy seems to be back on that roller coaster ride (it probably never got off of it) and according to the headlines, we may be in another dip, though not as drastic as 2009.  I am writing this post because I know that Junior Military Officers thinking about separating from the service are following … Continue reading “Current Economy and the JMO Career Search – June 2011”

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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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March 17, 2010

Never Write E-mails When You are Angry

If the Golden Rule is to treat others the way you want to be treated, then the Silver Rule should be never write/send an e-mail in anger.  Writing e-mails when you are angry is a quick way to ruin a work relationship, friendship, customer account, etc.  Over the course of my career, I have fired … Continue reading “Never Write E-mails When You are Angry”

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October 6, 2009

JMO Leadership Lessons from General Tommy Franks

General Tommy Franks was speaking recently at a Conference in Austin, TX on the topic of Leadership.  Typical of General Franks, he talked about leadership with a kind of common sense that today seems to be pretty uncommon.  General Franks told a story of a young lieutenant who declared his intention to one day become … Continue reading “JMO Leadership Lessons from General Tommy Franks”

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