February 19, 2019

The Right Attitude is Everything!

I wanted to revisit an article I had read some time ago that I recently came across again entitled, “Why I Regretted Hiring the Perfect Employee,” by Marc Lore.  Now, I don’t know Marc nor do I typically follow his blog posts but I happened across this article and he highlighted several points that I … Continue reading “The Right Attitude is Everything!”

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February 1, 2019

The Power of the Cameron-Brooks Network & The January 2019 Career Conference Results

The first Career Conference of 2019 is now in the books! For our January Career Conference, we had 59 candidates along with 20 spouses and/or support team members in attendance.  The candidates conducted over 780 interviews with an average of 13.0 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the January Career Conference was ~62+%, which … Continue reading “The Power of the Cameron-Brooks Network & The January 2019 Career Conference Results”

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January 23, 2019

Bottom Line Impact & the January 2019 Career Conference

Tomorrow the Cameron-Brooks team will travel to our first Career Conference of 2019!  As we put the finishing touches on the conference preparation, we expect it to be another jam packed four days with the candidates expecting to average 12+ interviews each! As the  candidates make their final preparations for the Conference, I wanted to … Continue reading “Bottom Line Impact & the January 2019 Career Conference”

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January 11, 2019

The JMO & Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It?

We interview thousands of officers annually and the topic of graduate school comes up quite often.  Case in point, on my recent recruiting trip, I met with several JMOs who were considering full-time MBA school.  While one might assume that as a recruiter and principal of a JMO recruiting firm, I would denounce full-time MBA … Continue reading “The JMO & Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It?”

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November 13, 2018

Study Groups & The November 2018 Career Conference Results

The 5th and Final Career Conference of 2018 is now complete! We had 42 candidates along with 12 spouses and/or support team members that conducted over 550 interviews with an average of 13.2 interviews per candidate.  The pursuit rate for the August Career Conference was ~64%, which is defined as the number of interviews in which … Continue reading “Study Groups & The November 2018 Career Conference Results”

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November 12, 2018

How a JMO Can Balance Location Preferences in a Career Search

Many JMOs leave the military because they feel a lack of control over their career and professional lives.  They want more agency, also known as the ability to make their own decisions.  Additionally, many JMOs decide to transition because they want a better quality of life and more time with their family.  With this desire … Continue reading “How a JMO Can Balance Location Preferences in a Career Search”

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October 31, 2018

The Matching Process & the November 2018 Career Conference

Our fifth and final Career Conference of 2018 is now upon us!!  My colleague, Pete Van Epps, recently published a blog post about the accuracy of a Cameron-Brooks Career Conference and if you’d like, you can read the post here.  In this post, he outlines several key statistics that I believe are pretty unique to … Continue reading “The Matching Process & the November 2018 Career Conference”

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September 17, 2018

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”

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June 7, 2018

June 2018 Career Conference

Today and Friday, the Cameron-Brooks team and June Candidates will travel to Charlotte, NC to begin our Third Career Conference of 2018!  We are continuing to see strong demand from our client companies looking for standout, well-prepared JMOs.  We are excited to have a great group of companies, represented by hiring managers and over 30 … Continue reading “June 2018 Career Conference”

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May 21, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 50 – Can Your Attitude Really Determine Your Altitude?

When it comes to your career, can your attitude really determine your altitude? We talked to Abby Horvath, a Cameron-Brooks alumna and manufacturing manager at Ethicon, one of the largest operating companies within Johnson & Johnson. A former Army MEDEVAC pilot who transitioned into a team leadership role as a manufacturing supervisor, Abby has occupied many … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 50 – Can Your Attitude Really Determine Your Altitude?”

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