July 9, 2015

Top Six Questions to Ask A Military Recruiting Firm

Be certain to ask the following questions when evaluating, comparing or interviewing military officer or Junior Military Officer (JMO) recruiting firms.  If you are currently working with one, it would also be wise to ask these questions of your current recruiting firm.  You may be surprised at the answers. 6.  How will you make certain … Continue reading “Top Six Questions to Ask A Military Recruiting Firm”

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June 14, 2013

June 2013 Career Conference Results

We just completed the June 2013 Career Conference and the Cameron-Brooks team and the candidates and their support team members have all returned home to their respective bases and posts.  We are now busy preparing for the interview process.  43 candidates and 16 spouses and support team members attended the Conference, and all candidates have multiple companies pursuing them … Continue reading “June 2013 Career Conference Results”

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February 17, 2013

PCS to Corporate America, 4th Ed. Now Available

Cameron-Brooks is proud to announce PCS to Corporate America, 4th Edition! We wish to thank the entire Cameron-Brooks Team, and our Alumni, client company recruiters and current JMO candidates for their support and insight. You can order the book at http://tinyurl.com/d2m62qk/new-window.php Here is a review from the publisher posted on Amazon.com: “PCS to Corporate America: From … Continue reading “PCS to Corporate America, 4th Ed. Now Available”

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March 8, 2012

Gifts From a Parking Ticket

The lesson of “adversity/bad events or closed doors often leading to positives/good events or opening other doors”, smacked me in the face during my recent visit to Germany.  And, I do mean, “smacked me” in the face.  Travel invariably leads to adverse events:  delayed flights, traffic jams, poor hotels, loud people on their cell phones … Continue reading “Gifts From a Parking Ticket”

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February 20, 2012

Strategic Importance of Manufacturing and Common Misperceptions

Many Junior Military Officers (JMOs) have a misperception of manufacturing positions in Corporate America.  Some oversimplify manufacturing and think it is just leading a team, taking raw materials or components and making a finished product; others develop stereotype images of an environment of an assembly line doing the same thing every day; and, still others … Continue reading “Strategic Importance of Manufacturing and Common Misperceptions”

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March 6, 2011

Resources for Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) Air Force Officers

The Air Force recently announced another Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) program for an early out or early release for Air Force Officers. Over the last 5 years, Cameron-Brooks has significant experience working with AF Junior Military Officers (JMOs) involved with downsizing programs and making a transition to business careers. While we have successfully partnered with … Continue reading “Resources for Voluntary Separation Pay (VSP) Air Force Officers”

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January 27, 2011

JMO Recruiting in 2011

The Cameron-Brooks Team and the January 2o11 Conference JMO candidates will arrive into Austin, TX this Friday to kickoff the first Conference of 2011.  As we head into this Conference, I wanted to share a few observations on what I am hearing from client companies about their recruiting needs in 2011.  My goal is to provide those … Continue reading “JMO Recruiting in 2011”

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November 23, 2010

Companies, Industries and Positions at the November 2010 Conference

In addition to my recent blog post describing the November Conference results, I wanted to provide some insight into the quality of the companies and opportunities represented at the Conference. As always, a wide variety of companies attended the Conference.  The size of the companies ranged from a company with 25 employees to one with … Continue reading “Companies, Industries and Positions at the November 2010 Conference”

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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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