March 31, 2016

The April 2016 Career Conference

Today and tomorrow, the Cameron-Brooks team and candidates will travel to Charlotte, NC for our second Career Conference of the year.  We have a great lineup of companies and opportunities awaiting them, and the diversity of companies and industries represented will allow the candidates to conduct a thorough career search to find the best fit for … Continue reading “The April 2016 Career Conference”

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March 17, 2016

The Number One Factor for a Successful Interview

For 17 years I have mentored and taught JMOs on how to interview successfully.  When I first started back in 1999, most recruiters conducted a structured interview working from a list of prepared questions and candidates responded with 2- to 3-minute accomplishments.  The number one factor to being successful back then was proving ability (competencies … Continue reading “The Number One Factor for a Successful Interview”

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March 10, 2016

Do you have Presence?

Have you ever been in a difficult conversation only to leave the conversation moments later and think of that perfect thing you should have said?  Or maybe it was a presentation you gave where you didn’t feel at your best? Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy first became mainstream when she delivered a TED talk about … Continue reading “Do you have Presence?”

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March 4, 2016

Practice Like You Play

We’ve all heard that ubiquitous axiom, regardless of whether preparing for a sporting event, academic competition, a major presentation to a boss or important group of people or any number of important events that require a high degree of preparation to ensure flawless execution. As a transitioning military officer, I would argue that interviewing for … Continue reading “Practice Like You Play”

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