How to deliver interview answers without rambling.
One of the hardest aspects of interviewing for a JMO to master seems to be in delivering concise, to the point, substantive interview answers. Unfortunately some JMOs make the mistake of responding with long winded answers that are difficult for a recruiter to follow. I wonder sometimes if the JMO candidate thinks an answer to an … Continue reading “How to deliver interview answers without rambling.”Read More
Even in a recession, developing leaders is important – Lessons from 3M CEO.
Even during a recession, hiring, retaining and developing leaders is important. You do not have to take it from me, just read George Buckley’s interview with USA Today published this week. George Buckley has been the 3M CEO since 2005 and is cultivating an environment of growing leaders from within the company. You can read the … Continue reading “Even in a recession, developing leaders is important – Lessons from 3M CEO.”Read More
Manage Your JMO Career with the Cameron-Brooks Development and Preparation Program©
With the military OPTEMPO and current economy, it’s easy for you to hold off “managing your career.” We hear lots of reasons for this. Such as: I am too busy I have to focus on my mission I need to take care of my team I have an upcoming deployment At Cameron-Brooks, we assist JMOs … Continue reading “Manage Your JMO Career with the Cameron-Brooks Development and Preparation Program©”Read More
Want bad news? Look elsewhere.
Cameron-Brooks let me out of the office for one of my infrequent recruiting trips. I had the opportunity to travel a whole 75 miles from our office to San Antonio and meet with several candidates last week. I heard from many of the JMOs that they are following the Cameron-Brooks Blog. One specific JMO made the critical … Continue reading “Want bad news? Look elsewhere.”Read More
Preparation is key regardless of whether you use a JMO recruiter
I am always attracted to those officers who have already established their own self-development program.Read More
Corporate Applications – Be Thorough and Accurate
I am excited when I see a thorough application and disappointed when I see an incomplete or inaccurate application. Here are some tips on filling out an application.Read More
Why Companies Hire the Cameron-Brooks JMO Despite the Current Financial Crisis
The unemployment rate hit 8.9% last week. This means that Cameron-Brooks’ client companies are getting a lot of resumes and applications for every open position they have. In fact one client told me yesterday, “We have more resumes and applications than we can shake a stick at.” Yet, this same client attended the April 2009 Conference … Continue reading “Why Companies Hire the Cameron-Brooks JMO Despite the Current Financial Crisis”Read More
Communication Skills Are Key to Landing the Top Jobs for JMOs in Business
If you are a JMO and you want to land a top job with a leading company, start improving your communication skills today. As I matched Cameron-Brooks JMO candidates with company requirements for the April 2009 Career Conference, I was amazed at the number of times I saw a requirement about communication. In addition to … Continue reading “Communication Skills Are Key to Landing the Top Jobs for JMOs in Business”Read More
So You Want a Successful Transition from the Military to Corporate America – What is Your Plan B?
As a recruiter for Cameron-Brooks, Inc., I travel to military bases worldwide to interview prospective candidates for our Development and Preparation Program©. I am often disappointed during interviews with junior military officers (JMOs) when I learn they have no “Plan B” for their career planning. Too often they tell me they entered a Service Academy … Continue reading “So You Want a Successful Transition from the Military to Corporate America – What is Your Plan B?”Read More