July 30, 2009

Ethics in a JMO Career Search

For the last week of July, I wanted to write a post on ethics – what they are and why they are important.  What seemed to me to be an easy topic to understand became very hard when I began to try to explain.  I reviewed  notes from my Notre Dame Business Ethics class 12 years ago … Continue reading “Ethics in a JMO Career Search”

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July 28, 2009

Receiving Offers and Accepting Employment

How to handle the critical process of receiving and accepting an offer.

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July 23, 2009

Can Reading Make a Difference?

3 points to consider when choosing to start a reading program.

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July 16, 2009

How to Ask Quality Questions During an Interview

JMOs who ask quality questions during an interview demonstrate curiosity and intelligence, as well as interest in and knowledge of the position, company and industry.  Asking questions is just as important as answering them in order to have a successful interview, yet some JMO candidates struggle with asking questions that would engage a recruiter and demonstrate strong … Continue reading “How to Ask Quality Questions During an Interview”

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July 14, 2009

Company Paid Time Off (PTO) and Vacation Benefits

It’s midsummer and that means my annual family vacation is approaching.  With vacation on my mind and thoughts of kayaking, swimming, fishing and good food a near constant, I thought I would let my thoughts lead my blog post this week and address company paid time off  (PTO) and vacation benefits.  The business world accounts … Continue reading “Company Paid Time Off (PTO) and Vacation Benefits”

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July 9, 2009

Diagnose Your Career Path

For junior military officers reaching the end of their initial service obligation or the end of their obligated service due to other commitments, choosing the right path can be stressful.  Conversations with the military personnel offices  needing to fill certain positions and meet operational requirements can be challenging.  For officers who know they want a career in … Continue reading “Diagnose Your Career Path”

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July 7, 2009

On-line/Distance Learning MBA Programs for JMOs

Frequently I answer questions from junior military officers about on-line/distance learning MBA programs.  Most want to know if companies value them and, if so, which schools provide the best options.  My answers always depend on the individual’s goals, undergraduate and other graduate degrees, and military experience.  However, for the purpose of this blog post, I … Continue reading “On-line/Distance Learning MBA Programs for JMOs”

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July 2, 2009

July 4th Message

The Cameron-Brooks Team and I extend our appreciation to all of our candidates, current military service members and alumni this 4th of July.  We feel honored to work with so many high quality people who believe in serving our country either through military service, volunteering in the community or building their business. When I started … Continue reading “July 4th Message”

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