June 30, 2009

Easy Answers to Success?

In today’s economy, and during the Global War on Terror with combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, it seems as if the military, government , and businesses are constantly fighting some challenge or battle, and the “wins” do not come easily.  As a result, sometimes work can be repetitious, a struggle, or seem like a brick wall … Continue reading “Easy Answers to Success?”

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June 25, 2009

Interviewing – How to Deliver Your Best

The article below is from Jeffrey Gitomer’s “Sales Caffeine” Issue 398 that I received Tuesday via e-mail.  I couldn’t find the link to the article on-line so I pasted it here.  I found this extremely relevant for JMO candidates interviewing for business opportunities.  If you follow the Cameron-Brooks blog, you know that we believe preparation … Continue reading “Interviewing – How to Deliver Your Best”

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June 22, 2009

Cameron-Brooks June 2009 Career Conference

Results from the June 2009 Career Conference

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June 15, 2009

Got Career Security?

To evaluate the relative “security” of a career with the government versus the business market, I would direct you to Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on June 3rd, 2009.

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June 10, 2009

From JMO to Business CEO – Leadership Lessons

Monday, Procter & Gamble  (P&G) announced Bob McDonald, current P&G Chief Operating Officer, will assume the CEO position at P&G and A.G. Lafley will step down after a very successful tenure.  Both Mr. Lafley and Mr. McDonald are former JMOs,  Lafley Navy, and McDonald a USMA graduate and Army JMO.  When Roger Cameron started the JMO recruiting … Continue reading “From JMO to Business CEO – Leadership Lessons”

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June 8, 2009

Risk in the Business Career Market?

Buy low, sell high.  This is the basic “secret” to investing wisely.  Investors will discuss how a drop in price reduces the “risk” related to buying the stock.  The price of a stock, in theory, represents all future cash flows of that organization.  When the price is down, the investor has more opportunity to benefit … Continue reading “Risk in the Business Career Market?”

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June 4, 2009

Good behavior – right thing to do – but also critical for passing company background checks.

Even after you receive and accept an employment offer from a company, your evaluation is not necessarily complete.  Almost all offers are contingent upon completing a background check and drug test.  Companies will check your driving record, criminal record, possibly your credit report, and conduct a drug test.  You have to pass the background check. While this … Continue reading “Good behavior – right thing to do – but also critical for passing company background checks.”

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June 1, 2009

Receiving and Applying Constructive Criticism = Improving

Constructive criticism. Those two words send shivers down my spine.  I don’t like giving it and I am probably worse at receiving it; but I am getting better.  At Cameron-Brooks, we spend a lot of time coaching JMOs on how to answer the question, “How do you give constructive criticism?”  We do not spend much time … Continue reading “Receiving and Applying Constructive Criticism = Improving”

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