June 13, 2012

Misperceptions Part 2: JMO Development Opportunities

I want to add another point to Rob’s last blog post regarding our clients and types of positions. I want to address another misperception. Last week, I had an interesting conversation with a JMO evaluating Cameron-Brooks and comparing us to other companies in the JMO recruiting industry. He said that based on his conversation with … Continue reading “Misperceptions Part 2: JMO Development Opportunities”

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April 7, 2011

Features and Benefits of Cameron-Brooks’ Development and Preparation Program

One of the features of the Cameron-Brooks program is our Development and Preparation Program© (DPP©).  A mis-perception of our program is that it is only designed to learn how to successfully interview.  This is only one of the benefits, and there are 3 equally important purposes of DPP©. First, DPP© provides an education to Junior … Continue reading “Features and Benefits of Cameron-Brooks’ Development and Preparation Program”

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March 1, 2011

JMO Experience with Cameron-Brooks

The following blog post is written by a January 2011 Conference candidate who is now a Cameron-Brooks alum and will start his career soon with a leading consumer packaged goods company in Brand Management.  I know that he is “singing” the praises of Cameron-Brooks but he does a very good job of highlighting the Cameron-Brooks … Continue reading “JMO Experience with Cameron-Brooks”

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February 8, 2011

January 2011 Cameron-Brooks Conference Results

We completed the January 2011 Career Conference this past week.  44 candidates and 21 spouses and support team members attended the Conference, and all candidates have multiple companies pursuing them into the follow up process.  The candidates interviewed with an average of 13 companies and averaged 8 companies pursuing them for a 60% pursuit rate, … Continue reading “January 2011 Cameron-Brooks Conference Results”

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December 16, 2010

Location versus Opportunity – Lessons Learned

As I’ve been out recruiting across the country these past six weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to meet and interact with some great candidates.  One of the topics of discussion that has often come up is job location.  As a former Cameron-Brooks candidate and a business person of ten years, I have also wrestled with … Continue reading “Location versus Opportunity – Lessons Learned”

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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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June 15, 2009

Got Career Security?

To evaluate the relative “security” of a career with the government versus the business market, I would direct you to Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on June 3rd, 2009.

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June 8, 2009

Risk in the Business Career Market?

Buy low, sell high.  This is the basic “secret” to investing wisely.  Investors will discuss how a drop in price reduces the “risk” related to buying the stock.  The price of a stock, in theory, represents all future cash flows of that organization.  When the price is down, the investor has more opportunity to benefit … Continue reading “Risk in the Business Career Market?”

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March 18, 2009

Common JMO Concerns About a Military to Corporate America Transition

If you have concerns about transitioning from the military to business, you are not alone.  In this market, you should have concerns as the economy continues to struggle.   However, your concerns are probably not unique.  I have been working at Cameron-Brooks for almost 10 years now and I made my own transition in 1999.  The Cameron-Brooks’ Blog … Continue reading “Common JMO Concerns About a Military to Corporate America Transition”

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