January 27, 2010

Excellent Resource for a JMO to Improve Communication and Interviewing Skills

I apologize for the short post this week.  Cameron-Brooks is in full force preparing for our January/February 2010 Career Conference in Austin, TX which kicks off this Friday.  As a result, I am keeping my post short though I hope you find it as useful as previous posts. I love podcasts and I really enjoy podcasts that … Continue reading “Excellent Resource for a JMO to Improve Communication and Interviewing Skills”

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January 20, 2010

The Value of Certifications in an Interview

While on the road recruiting, I am frequently questioned and asked to provide guidance about the value officers get from achieving a certification prior to stepping out of the military.  The answer is: “It depends.”  For an officer considering a specialized career (think IT programmer, public accounting, research and development, etc.), the certification can be a good … Continue reading “The Value of Certifications in an Interview”

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January 13, 2010

Winners and Losers

Sometimes reading a book allows the reader to avoid having to “touch the stove” to learn a lesson.

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January 8, 2010

Economic Indicators and the Junior Military Officer – Factory Orders

On Tuesday of this week, the monthly Factory Orders report was posted for November 2009. The Wall Street Journal records it at : http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/page/2_3063-economicCalendar.html.  This report shows “the dollar level of new orders for both durable and nondurable goods” over each month for the last 2 years.  The factory orders report  is used by analysts and investors to see how busy factories … Continue reading “Economic Indicators and the Junior Military Officer – Factory Orders”

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January 5, 2010

Best Wishes for the New Year

After a short holiday break, Cameron-Brooks is off and running in 2010.  We look forward to continued work with JMOs evaluating career options and making career transitions to business.  With the economy at a positive inflection point, we are excited about 2010 and ready to apply all of our knowledge and experience from 2009. Before … Continue reading “Best Wishes for the New Year”

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