Episode 68: How To Reduce Risk In The Junior Military Officer TransitionThe 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
The JMO & Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It?
We interview thousands of officers annually and the topic of graduate school comes up quite often. Case in point, on my recent recruiting trip, I met with several JMOs who were considering full-time MBA school. While one might assume that as a recruiter and principal of a JMO recruiting firm, I would denounce full-time MBA … Continue reading “The JMO & Full-Time MBA Programs – Are They Worth It?”Read More
Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 61 – How One JMO Transition Wasn’t Decided By Location
Location, location, location. While those are typically the top 3 criteria for opening up a retail business, it commonly seems like top criteria for a JMO transition. Yet, when JMOs narrow down a search based on location, they miss out on exploring many unique opportunities. Paul Speckin is Cameron-Brooks Alumnus who attended our April 2018Read More
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”Read More
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.”Read More
Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 53 – Why Conduct a Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks?
Cameron-Brooks’ mission is to help JMOs reach their potential and dreams. The path to get there starts with understanding goals, values, and strengths. The Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks (PMA) is a proven resource to help JMOs identify these career drivers. During this session, an experienced Cameron-Brooks Recruiter asks JMOs specific questions to help them reflect on, … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 53 – Why Conduct a Personal Marketability Assessment with Cameron-Brooks?”Read More
Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 47 – How a Former JMO Generated $25 Million in SalesTim Crownover, a former JMO, generated $25 million in sales. How is this possible? Tim served as an Army military police officer with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. One would think, if he left the military, he would naturally transition to the FBI or another law enforcement type of role. Instead, in 2015 … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 47 – How a Former JMO Generated $25 Million in Sales" Read More
Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 39 – JMO Transition and Career Tips from 18 Years of Experience
Time flies. Most are familiar with the saying. I have worked for Cameron-Brooks for 18 years now and, as far as I know, there isn’t another professional out there meeting with JMOs considering a career transition with more time in the industry than me. Yet, I still think I just started in this industry and … Continue reading “Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 39 – JMO Transition and Career Tips from 18 Years of Experience”Read More