February 22, 2018

January 2018 Career Conference Update

The January 2018 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, over half of the candidates have accepted … Continue reading “January 2018 Career Conference Update”

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January 15, 2018

4 Reasons Military Veterans Should Start Preparing Early for a Transition to Business

As an active duty military officer, the odds your schedule is constantly busy are very high. You have a full time job that requires you to work late, often on weekends, and to spend long periods of time away from home. You do not have a lot of margin in your life.  As a result, … Continue reading “4 Reasons Military Veterans Should Start Preparing Early for a Transition to Business”

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July 15, 2015

Cameron-Brooks Career Conference: A Recruiter’s Perspective

At our most recent Career Conference, many innovative companies were in attendance interviewing talented Junior Military Officers (JMOs) to fill open leadership positions. One such company is BBH, a full-service global creative agency providing strategic brand ideas, integrated communications, pure play digital solutions and much more for some of the world’s best and most recognized … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Career Conference: A Recruiter’s Perspective”

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March 11, 2015

Cameron-Brooks is the Expert in Helping JMOs Prepare for the Transition

I often hear from Junior Military Officers (JMOs) considering a transition to business that that they just do not have time to think about or research this decision.  Many that have made the decision tell me they just don’t have the time to prepare for the transition. I hear lots of reasons for this.  Such as: … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks is the Expert in Helping JMOs Prepare for the Transition”

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February 24, 2015

Have You Checked Your Digital Profile Lately?

Last week a junior military officer (JMO) transitioning to business conducted a Personal Marketability Assessment with my colleague Rob Davis.  When this officer called in for his appointment, our caller ID showed (I am giving you the PG rated version of his Caller ID), “Inebriated Buttocks.”  You can figure out what it really said.  Not … Continue reading “Have You Checked Your Digital Profile Lately?”

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October 30, 2014

November 2014 Career Conference

Today the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to Charlotte, NC to kick off our fifth and final Career Conference of 2014!  We are working on the final touches on our Conference preparation and we are very excited about the quality of both the candidates and the companies for our November Career Conference. Sample industries for the November … Continue reading “November 2014 Career Conference”

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June 13, 2014

June 2014 Career Conference Results

We just completed the June 2014 Career Conference Tuesday and we already have candidates traveling to conduct follow up interviews today!  Busy times are ahead indeed.   It was a very busy and productive Career Conference with an average of 12.8 interviews per candidate and over 700 interviews conducted in two days.  The group as a whole … Continue reading “June 2014 Career Conference Results”

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February 24, 2014

Why Recruiters Ask About Your Short- and Long-Term Goals and How to Answer Effectively

Over the past two weeks, several Junior Military Officers (JMOs) preparing for interviews asked me a version of, “How do I answer the interview question, ‘What are your short- and long-term goals?’ when I am not sure right now what I want to do for a career in business?”  This is a very fair question … Continue reading “Why Recruiters Ask About Your Short- and Long-Term Goals and How to Answer Effectively”

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October 11, 2013

We Talk More and Listen Less Than We Think

I admit, I can get better at talking less and listening more.  One might think I would be close to perfect in this area since I spend most of my days asking JMOs questions about their goals and background to help them evaluate career options and make a transition to business.  While I can get … Continue reading “We Talk More and Listen Less Than We Think”

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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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