July 30, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – Considering a Military to Business Transition? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself.

Considering a transition from the military?  Do you feel a little anxious about your decision?  This anxiety is natural.  In this podcast, I interview Cameron-Brooks Recruiter and Principal, Rob Davis, about his decision to make the transition 19 years ago.  What makes Rob’s decision unique? His dad and father-in-law both retired from the military.  Rob attended … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – Considering a Military to Business Transition? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself.”

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May 12, 2015

Tips on Answering “What Are Your Short and Long Term Goals?”

“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?” I wrote a blog post last year addressing this question.  I am posting again because we are still often asked the best way to … Continue reading “Tips on Answering “What Are Your Short and Long Term Goals?””

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July 8, 2013

August 2013 Career Conference Question Challenge

This blog post is designed to help the August 2013 Conference Candidates practice developing questions.  However, anyone preparing for an interview will benefit from reading the post and the subsequent posts by the August Candidates.  (I sure hope they post!) Here are the guidelines: Read the job description below. Develop 3 questions and post them.  … Continue reading “August 2013 Career Conference Question Challenge”

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January 30, 2013

Body Language Impacts Interviewing Confidence and Stress

We just finished the January 2013 Conference Tuesday night.  The January Candidates are not only hard workers and strong leaders, but also great people!  Thank you for your partnership!  My colleague Rob Davis will write a post in the coming week with a quick recap.  In the meantime, please enjoy this post on body language … Continue reading “Body Language Impacts Interviewing Confidence and Stress”

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September 5, 2012

Career Transition Advice from Air Force JMO

Often, JMOs ask me what they need to do to be successful at the Cameron-Brooks Conference.  While I can pass on several key lessons, I also believe there is tremendous value in receiving insights from JMOs who recently attended the Conference and what they did to plan and prepare for their success.  This is why … Continue reading “Career Transition Advice from Air Force JMO”

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January 11, 2011

Burning the Ships

If you’ve followed our blog or perhaps attended one of our information meetings or webcasts, we talk a lot about our client companies looking for candidates who have both the ability and desire to become a top leader in commercial business.  One of my colleagues, Chuck Alvarez, came up with a great analogy to explain … Continue reading “Burning the Ships”

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December 16, 2010

Location versus Opportunity – Lessons Learned

As I’ve been out recruiting across the country these past six weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and interact with some great candidates.  One of the topics of discussion that has often come up is job location.  As a former Cameron-Brooks candidate and a business person of ten years, I have also wrestled with … Continue reading “Location versus Opportunity – Lessons Learned”

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December 3, 2010

Introducing Rob Davis – Cameron-Brooks Recruiter

As the newest member to the Cameron-Brooks team, I wanted to take this opportunity on the blog to introduce myself, share my background, and what has led me to come full circle to Cameron-Brooks. I spent eight years on active duty in the US Army serving in various positions as an Armor officer, culminating in … Continue reading “Introducing Rob Davis – Cameron-Brooks Recruiter”

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