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?”Read More
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”Read More
Cameron-Brooks June 2009 Career Conference
Results from the June 2009 Career ConferenceRead More
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.Read More
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”Read More
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?”Read More
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.”Read More
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”Read More