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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June 10, 2016

The Economy, Leadership, & The June 2016 Career Conference

The June 2016 Career Conference is upon us!  Hard to believe that we are half of the way into 2016 and 5 months from election night. You probably saw the recent economic numbers where the US had 38,000 job growth but had expected well over 100,000 new jobs.  Additionally, the “R” word, recession, is starting … Continue reading “The Economy, Leadership, & The June 2016 Career Conference”

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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 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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November 6, 2014

November 2014 Career Conference Results

After a very busy and action packed four days, we have completed our final Career Conference for 2014!    57 candidates and 21 spouses/support team members attended as we conducted over 700 interviews with an average of 12.5 interviews per candidate.  As a group, the pursuit rate was 60+%, with the pursuit rate defined as … Continue reading “November 2014 Career Conference Results”

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July 15, 2014

Technology, Travel, Productivity, and the JMO

In our efforts to recruit top JMOs for our client companies, my colleagues Joel, Pete, and I spend a significant amount of time traveling which requires us to be as efficient as possible with our time to maximize our productivity efforts.  We are also looking for ways to improve professionally and increase our knowledge.  I … Continue reading “Technology, Travel, Productivity, and the JMO”

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February 11, 2014

Cameron-Brooks’ Clients and 100 Best Companies to Work For

FORTUNE Magazine recently published their list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/2014/list/ We are proud that several of our clients made the list.  FORTUNE lists the Top 100 companies  to work for based on surveys conducted at hundreds of companies of their respective employees to determine what makes them happiest – from … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks’ Clients and 100 Best Companies to Work For”

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May 6, 2013

Making the Resume Connection

Connecting things you do in the military with the business world isn’t always easy.  From my experience as the Cameron-Brooks resume consultant, my bottom line rule of thumb is to write your resume in a way in which your grandmother or someone with little to no knowledge of the military could understand the scope and … Continue reading “Making the Resume Connection”

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February 6, 2013

January 2013 Career Conference Results

We just completed our first Career Conference of 2013.  52 candidates and 16 spouses and support team members attended the Conference, and all candidates have companies pursuing them into the follow-up process.  The candidates interviewed with an average of 12 companies and averaged 7 companies pursuing them for a 59% pursuit rate.   The entire Cameron-Brooks Team would … Continue reading “January 2013 Career Conference Results”

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August 16, 2012

The August 2012 Career Conference

The Cameron-Brooks team and the August 2012 Career Conference JMO candidates will arrive in Charlotte, NC over the next 24 hours to kick off our fourth Conference of the year. As we make final preparations for the Career Conference, I wanted to share some thoughts heading into it.

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