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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June 22, 2015

June 2015 Career Conference Results

The Cameron-Brooks team and the June Career Conference Candidates and companies have all arrived home safely from Charlotte, NC, with some of us dodging tropical storms along the way!  54 candidates , 17 spouses/support team members, and over 30 companies were in attendance.  The candidates averaged 13 interviews and over 700 interviews were conducted at the Conference on … Continue reading “June 2015 Career Conference Results”

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March 11, 2015

Cameron-Brooks is the Expert in Helping JMOs Prepare for the Transition

I often hear from Junior Military Officers (JMOs) considering a transition to business that that they just do not have time to think about or research this decision.  Many that have made the decision tell me they just don’t have the time to prepare for the transition. I hear lots of reasons for this.  Such as: … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks is the Expert in Helping JMOs Prepare for the Transition”

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September 17, 2014

Can a JMO Prepare Too Much for Interviewing?

Interviewing has evolved since Roger Cameron first taught JMOs how to succeed in a competency-based/behavioral interview where recruiters conduct a formal interview asking a prepared list of interview questions.  Today, most interviews are conducted in a conversational style where recruiters engage in a two-way dialogue with the candidate.  Recruiters tell me they do this because … Continue reading “Can a JMO Prepare Too Much for Interviewing?”

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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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May 7, 2014

4 Steps to Being Prepared for Your Next Meeting

Ever step into a meeting feeling prepared, yet very quickly you recognize you really aren’t?  You start to feel warm, sweat a little, and get a tingling sensation from stress.  You feel uncomfortable and start wondering, “Will the other people notice?  How do I get out of this without anyone thinking that I am completely … Continue reading “4 Steps to Being Prepared for Your Next Meeting”

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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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October 22, 2012

Conference Advice from Recent Cameron-Brooks Alumni

At the end of each of our Career Conferences, we strive to continually improve our services by asking our candidates for their feedback in several specific areas. Keep in mind that these candidates have just completed a four-day intensive Career Conference (two days of briefings and two days of interviews).  With this fresh – and … Continue reading “Conference Advice from Recent Cameron-Brooks Alumni”

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July 27, 2012

4 Easy Steps to Fit More Reading Into Your Busy Schedule

Michael Hyatt, Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishing, author, and social media guru on Intentional Leadership says, “Leaders are readers.” I completely agree. Leaders read because they are constantly learning, developing and sharing newly found lessons and ideas with others. This is why we at Cameron-Brooks want to instill in candidates a habit of professional development … Continue reading “4 Easy Steps to Fit More Reading Into Your Busy Schedule”

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