February 26, 2019

Episode 68: How To Reduce Risk In The Junior Military Officer Transition

The junior military officer transition can be risky.  You are changing industries, companies, positions and most likely location.  You have to resign 4-9 months in advance without a job already in hand.  A lot can happen in that time to the economy and the job market.  If you have a family or a spouse/significant other, they … Continue reading "Episode 68: How To Reduce Risk In The Junior Military Officer Transition" Read More
February 11, 2019

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 67 – How to Define Leadership in Your Day-to-Day Work

Welcome back! During this podcast episode, I interview Dee Rodriguez. Dee is a former USMC Infantry Officer who transitioned to Corporate America in 2015. He launched his career at Preferred Materials where he started as a Project Manager. Dee has an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering and is working in the horizontal construction space. In … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 67 – How to Define Leadership in Your Day-to-Day Work”

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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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November 27, 2018

Business Advice from The Greatest Generation

The Cameron-Brooks team would like to introduce a new guest writer to the blog, Hope Drury! Hope is a Recruiting Specialist for the Cameron-Brooks team, and we are excited to share some of her “millennial musings” as a young business professional. Enjoy! As a millennial, I’ve had a lifetime to absorb and process years of … Continue reading “Business Advice from The Greatest Generation”

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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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October 11, 2018

Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America

What do you know about Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance, Kaizen, or Consultative Selling? How about Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Self-Directed Work Teams, Risk Management or Change Management?   The JMO candidates who have succeeded in their career search understood these business concepts, but more importantly, related their military background to them and bring the topics … Continue reading “Developing Your Knowledge Before You Make the Transition from the Military to Corporate America”

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July 30, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – Considering a Military to Business Transition? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself.

Considering a transition from the military?  Do you feel a little anxious about your decision?  This anxiety is natural.  In this podcast, I interview Cameron-Brooks Recruiter and Principal, Rob Davis, about his decision to make the transition 19 years ago.  What makes Rob’s decision unique? His dad and father-in-law both retired from the military.  Rob attended … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 55 – Considering a Military to Business Transition? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself.”

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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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June 5, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 51 – Why a Career Search is Better than a Job Search

With so many veteran recruiting initiatives, social media sites like LinkedIn, and an unemployment rate of 3.9%, it has become a lot easier for transitioning JMOs to land a job.  While seemingly positive, this can be a problem. Why? Most JMOs do not want a job, they want a career.  The definition of a job … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 51 – Why a Career Search is Better than a Job Search”

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March 26, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 46 – 2 Keys to Building Your Professional Network

In this episode, I interview Cameron-Brooks alumnus John Edwards on the keys to building your professional network. John is a former USMC Logistics officer who transitioned to Corporate America in early 2014. He started his career working for an integrated solutions company focused on supply chain and packaging in the wine industry.  In his four years … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 46 – 2 Keys to Building Your Professional Network”

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