July 14, 2016

Sampling of where June Candidates are Launching Business Careers

The June Career Conference has concluded but it has been a very busy and productive three weeks following the Career Conference with candidates conducting their follow-up interviews.  These are interviews taking place on site with companies at the location where they may be working.  As of this blog post, all of the follow-up interviews are … Continue reading “Sampling of where June Candidates are Launching Business Careers”

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July 12, 2016

Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 4: Get Broad Experience Early, Don’t Compare Yourself to Others and Finding Balance

This is the second half of the interview with Dave Barbuto, Cameron-Brooks Alumnus, former Army Infantry Officer, and today the Senior Vice President of Customer Solutions at Asurion. In this episode, Dave, who has been promoted 4 times in 11 years, shares: Gaining broad experience early in his career set him up for success. Don’t … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast Episode 4: Get Broad Experience Early, Don’t Compare Yourself to Others and Finding Balance”

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May 31, 2016

Former AF JMO Career Success and Advice to Others

I recently caught up with Tanya Chavez, a Cameron-Brooks Alumnus, who made the transition from the Air Force to G3 Enterprises in 2012.  Below is what she has been up to the last 4 years and advice to other officers making the transition.   Tanya’s background: USAFA, 2006, BS Behavioral Science Will complete her MBA May … Continue reading “Former AF JMO Career Success and Advice to Others”

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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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January 5, 2012

JMO Interview Mistakes

I was just conducting a mock interview and a candidate asked me, “What are typical mistakes that every candidate makes during the interview process at the Career Conference?”  The more I thought about this question, I began to realize how good it really was.  Of course, there are mistakes and there can be those that … Continue reading “JMO Interview Mistakes”

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May 4, 2011

The Slight Edge

I recently completed reading The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson.  This is a not a book meant to unlock the mysteries of the universe nor answer your deepest burning questions, but its message is profound nonetheless.  The simple premise of the book is that while we live in an instant gratification society, things do not … Continue reading “The Slight Edge”

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October 13, 2010

Cameron-Brooks JMO Alumnus Success Story

I like to share stories of Cameron-Brooks Alumni and their successes.  Recently, Cameron-Brooks Team Member, Mary Lou White, visited San Francisco, CA and had lunch with Sean Blair, former Air Force JMO, who is now a medical device sales representative at Johnson & Johnson.  After the lunch, Mary Lou sent our team an e-mail describing … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks JMO Alumnus Success Story”

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August 16, 2010

Visualizing A Successful Interview

The Cameron-Brooks team and candidates will arrive in Charlotte, NC on Thursday and Friday this week.  The Cameron-Brooks team and I are excited about the Conference and quality of candidates and companies who will be attending the Conference.  I am very impressed with the candidates’ track record of military success, their unique accomplishments and their service to our country.  … Continue reading “Visualizing A Successful Interview”

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April 20, 2010

Cameron-Brooks Candidate Success and Satisfaction – Part II

After I published my previous blog post “JMO Headhunter – Candidate Success and Satisfaction,” http://blog.cameron-brooks.com/2010/04/08/jmo-headhunter-candidate-success-and-satisfaction/, I received an e-mail from a Cameron-Brooks alumnus from last year’s April Conference and another Cameron-Brooks alumnus posted a “One Year Post Conference Reflections” on our Discussion Forums.  This e-mail and post further underscore my point of the high level … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Candidate Success and Satisfaction – Part II”

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April 8, 2010

JMO Headhunter – Candidate Success and Satisfaction

There are several JMO recruiters (headhunters) from which to choose when making a transition to business.  When evaluating headhunting or recruiting firms, one of the questions JMOs often ask me is about our candidates’ satisfaction rate years into their careers.  While in order to get statistics, it would be easy to send out a survey asking … Continue reading “JMO Headhunter – Candidate Success and Satisfaction”

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