June 16, 2017

June 2017 Career Conference Results & Testimonials

The Cameron-Brooks team, client companies, and candidates have just completed the June 2017 Career Conference and have traveled home safely to their respective towns, cities, bases and posts.  We are now actively working on the follow-up process with candidates traveling to visit companies for second interviews and many candidates will be traveling to visit companies … Continue reading “June 2017 Career Conference Results & Testimonials”

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March 16, 2015

Our Comprehensive Program is Your Advantage

While traveling to Germany recently, I had an interesting conversation with a Junior Military Officer after I finishing an Information Meeting. She approached me and asked, “Why is the Cameron-Brooks process so much more extensive relative to other recruiting firms.”  I appreciated the question and thought others may have the same question.  The answer to … Continue reading “Our Comprehensive Program is Your Advantage”

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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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July 30, 2014

Connecting Your Military Background to the Business World

In Chapter 2 of PCS to Corporate America, Roger Cameron explains the importance of quantifying your military success in such a way that the business world can not only understand, but can also see the relevance of what you have done and how it specifically relates to the role for which you are interviewing.  He … Continue reading “Connecting Your Military Background to the Business World”

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January 24, 2013

Preparation and the January 2013 Career Conference

The Cameron-Brooks team and the January 2013 Career Conference JMO candidates will arrive in Austin, TX tomorrow to kick off our first Career Conference of 2013.  In our recent travels to various bases and posts, my colleagues Joel Junker, Chuck Alvarez, and I have seen how diligently the candidates have been working and preparing to … Continue reading “Preparation and the January 2013 Career Conference”

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October 9, 2012

Current Economy and the JMO

When my colleague, Joel Junker, and I are speaking with JMOs considering a career in business, we often hear them tell us they are strongly considering separating from the military, but have concerns about the economy and what the job market looks like for them. It is understandable given that the majority of JMOs have … Continue reading “Current Economy and the JMO”

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May 16, 2012

Answering Interview Questions BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front)

Several years ago, when I was in Minot, ND meeting with some AF JMOs, Susan, my wife, called me on my cell.  She started:  “Maeve (our daughter) fell off the monkey bars.  She took a hard landing and her arm twisted in a funny way.  She is at the hospital and has seen the doctor.  … Continue reading “Answering Interview Questions BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front)”

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September 16, 2011

Cameron-Brooks Values Face-to-Face Personal Interaction

As a Junior Military Officer (JMO) headhunter (we prefer to be called a recruiting firm or recruiters), we believe in developing a personal relationship with our JMOs face-to-face. Most other JMO and traditional recruiting firms do not do this. This past week, I met with numerous JMOs across Germany, and these meetings reminded me that … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Values Face-to-Face Personal Interaction”

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June 19, 2011

June 2011 Career Conference Results

We just completed the June 2011 Career Conference this week. 39 candidates and 15 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 11.7 companies and averaged 6.9 companies pursuing them for a 59% pursuit rate, … Continue reading “June 2011 Career Conference Results”

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May 4, 2011

The Slight Edge

I recently completed reading The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson.  This is a not a book meant to unlock the mysteries of the universe nor answer your deepest burning questions, but its message is profound nonetheless.  The simple premise of the book is that while we live in an instant gratification society, things do not … Continue reading “The Slight Edge”

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