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Delivering Concise Interview Answers Requires Preparation and Practice
We just wrapped up our April 2019 Career Conference where most of the 50+ JMO candidates attending had their first interview ever. For these first time interviewers, one of the more difficult interviewing techniques to master is delivering concise, pointed and substantive interview answers. This is an important concept to master because strong communication skills … Continue reading “Delivering Concise Interview Answers Requires Preparation and Practice”
Should You Be Exclusive With A JMO Recruiting Firm?
The prevailing advice for junior military officers (JMOs) is that if you are going to use a recruiting firm, do not exclusively commit to just one firm. Now, this logic is solid if you consider that most recruiting firms don’t invest in JMOs ahead of time or spend as much of an effort matching them … Continue reading “Should You Be Exclusive With A JMO Recruiting Firm?”
The Cameron-Brooks Talent Equation
My colleague and Cameron-Brooks President and CEO, Chuck Alvarez, recently forwarded an article to my colleagues and me which addresses a global shortage of what the author calls “talent”. Even with all of the current and future college graduates, the talent shortage continues and is getting worse. A potential reason for this is the word “talent” … Continue reading “The Cameron-Brooks Talent Equation”
October 11, 2018 General
Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America
What do you know about Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance, Kaizen, or Consultative Selling? How about Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Self-Directed Work Teams, Risk Management or Change Management? The JMO candidates who have succeeded in their career search understood these business concepts, but more importantly, related their military background to them and bring the topics … Continue reading “Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America”
For Academy Grads – SACC vs. Cameron-Brooks Career Conference
I wanted to piggy back off a great blog post my colleague, Pete Van Epps, posted last week discussing the accuracy of a Cameron-Brooks Career Conference. If you haven’t had a chance to read it, follow this link. Over the past few weeks, I’ve had several discussions with Service Academy JMOs regarding their transition options … Continue reading “For Academy Grads – SACC vs. Cameron-Brooks Career Conference”