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BY Joel Junker

June 2019 Career Conference Results

After safe travels from Charlotte, NC to everyone’s respective home station, the June 2019 Career Conference is now in the books!  There were 45 candidates along with 18 spouses and/or support team members in attendance. The candidates conducted over 580 interviews with an average of 13.0 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the June 2019 Career Conference was 67+%, which is defined as the number of interviews in which the candidates achieved success divided by the total number of their interviews. “Achieving success” in an interview at the Career Conference simply means the companies expressed interest in moving forward in the interview process with the candidate. So, for this Conference, the candidates converted 8.8 of those 13.0 interviews into a successful interview.

There were 33 distinct companies that attended including 8 brand new client companies, and many companies had multiple divisions attend.  Additionally, there were 23 Cameron-Brooks alumni in attendance recruiting on behalf of their companies, and the vast majority of the recruiters who attended were hiring managers and/or decision makers in the hiring process. For more of an inside look at the Conference, check out our YouTube Channel.

A sample of the client companies represented at the June 2019 Career Conference included the following:

  • With more than 100,000 employees across 80+ countries, this family-owned business with more than a century of history-making diverse products and offering service for people and the pets people love.  With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands.  Their Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.  The company has received many awards, among them the 5th consecutive year on the Great Place to Work’s “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” list and the 6th consecutive year on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.  They attended the Conference recruiting for team leadership positions.

  • The global technology leader in the rapidly emerging field of robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgery.  This company develops, manufactures and markets robotic technologies designed to improve clinical outcomes and help patients return more quickly to active and productive lives.  The company’s mission is to extend the benefits of minimally invasive surgery to the broadest possible base of patients.  Their flagship product is the da Vinci® Surgical System, which is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to enable complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach.  Surgical applications include gynecologic surgery, urologic surgery, general surgery (hernia repair, colorectal surgery, cholecystectomy, bariatric surgery), cardiothoracic surgery, and head and neck surgery.   They attended the Conference recruiting for sales and training development positions.

  • This company provides high-tech products to the aerospace, building systems and other industries throughout the world.  Their companies dominate their industries and include a leading jet engine manufacturer, the world’s #1 air conditioning/ventilation company, the world’s #1 elevator company, and a leading Aerospace Company.  In 2018, net sales were $66.5 billion, and they invested $3.1 billion in Research & Development.   In 2016, this company was ranked among the world’s most respected companies by Barron’s and was also named to FORTUNE’s list of companies to “Change the World.”   Their aerospace division attended the Conference recruiting for operations team leadership roles.

  • One of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with their customers, they are driven to make healthcare better.  The company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical & Surgical, and Neurotechnology & Spine, which helps improve patient and hospital outcomes.  Seventy-five years of innovation has led this company to deliver 60,000+ products in 100+ countries around the world.  Today, the company owns 6,560+ patents worldwide, allowing them to consistently deliver life-enhancing and lifesaving products that help drive improved outcomes, as well as cost savings and efficiencies.  FORTUNE Magazine recognizes them as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” and as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 9th consecutive year.  They attended the Conference recruiting for a multitude of engineering, finance, and project management positions.  
  • The largest vertically integrated construction materials company in the U.S.  They are the largest asphalt producer in the U.S. with 45+ million tons of asphalt produced annually at more than 400 facilities nationwide.  They are one of the largest producers of ready-mix concrete and construction aggregates in North America.  They are organized into 5 Divisions spanning North America with Divisional Headquarters in the following locations:  Tampa, FL; Hartford, CT; Austin, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; and Toronto, Canada.  Collectively, they are the largest construction and building materials producer in the United States and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of a publicly traded global company based in Dublin, Ireland.  The company is the leading building materials company in the world with $30 billion in revenue.  Their Materials Division attended the Conference recruiting for various project management positions.  

  • The largest publicly traded international oil and gas company using technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs.  They hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world’s largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers.  They are the industry leader in each of their core businesses with an unmatched portfolio of proprietary technologies aimed at world-class scale and efficiency.  The company conducts business in almost 200 countries and territories around the globe and has a resource base of more than 91 billion oil-equivalent barrels.  They attended the Conference recruiting for IT project management roles.

If you are interested in exploring your options and seeing how Cameron-Brooks could assist you in your career search just like our June 2019 Career Conference candidates, check out our website and upcoming base visit schedule.

Rob Davis