October 6, 2016

Demonstrating Interest and the Power of “Why”

We recently completed our fourth Career Conference of 2016 and have our fifth and final Career Conference of 2016 to kick off in less than one month.  An overarching theme for this year is companies are most definitely hiring but the economy is still such where companies can afford to, and will be, selective in … Continue reading “Demonstrating Interest and the Power of “Why””

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January 28, 2016

How Many Sales Interviews Do You Have?

It’s not meant to be a trick question but often it is.  If you answered anything other than “ALL”, you too were tricked.  That is because it doesn’t matter whether you are interviewing for an engineering project management position, corporate finance, manufacturing team leadership role, etc.    In the interview, the intent is to demonstrate … Continue reading “How Many Sales Interviews Do You Have?”

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September 27, 2015

Leading an Engaged Team

How do you lead a team? What is your leadership style? How do you inspire a group of people to follow you? These are all common interview questions that help hiring managers get to the core of how you lead and influence a team to achieve difficult objectives. Another question you rarely hear, but should … Continue reading “Leading an Engaged Team”

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May 7, 2015

The Right Attitude is Everything

I recently read an article 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 found both interesting and enlightening.  His article discussed how he hired an employee, … Continue reading “The Right Attitude is Everything”

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February 9, 2015

January 2015 Career Conference Results

We have just concluded our first Career Conference for 2015 and congratulate all of the January candidates on their hard work and efforts resulting in another successful Conference!    57 candidates and 18 spouses/support team members attended as we conducted 705 interviews with an average of 12.4 interviews per candidate.  As a group, the pursuit … Continue reading “January 2015 Career Conference Results”

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May 20, 2014

Considering the Conversational Interview

Three and a half years after making my transition from the military to Corporate-America, I was promoted from a field-based medical devices sales representative to a Sales Training Manager and my family and I relocated from Texas to New Jersey. In my new role, I taught new sales representatives the features and benefits of my company’s products, how, when … Continue reading “Considering the Conversational Interview”

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January 30, 2014

January 2014 Career Conference Results

We just completed our first Career Conference of 2014 and are already busy preparing for the follow-up interview process.  54 candidates and 15 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 12.7 companies and averaged 9 companies pursuing them for a 68% pursuit … Continue reading “January 2014 Career Conference Results”

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August 14, 2013

The August 2013 Career Conference

This weekend the Cameron-Brooks team and our August candidates will arrive in Charlotte, NC to kick off our fourth Career Conference of 2013.  We continue to see strong demand from our client companies looking for standout, well prepared JMOs.  Once again, the August Career Conference is looking to be another strong one and for those attending the November Career Conference in a few months, all … Continue reading “The August 2013 Career Conference”

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July 23, 2013

Results of the August Conference Question Challenge

Thank you to everyone who took the question challenge, and thank you to Pete Van Epps and Rob Davis for helping me moderate while out on vacation. As a group, the questions were impressive.  We sincerely believe this is a result of diligent preparation for the upcoming Conference.  The payoff will be results in the … Continue reading “Results of the August Conference Question Challenge”

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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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