What NOT to Do if You Want a New Job in 2020.

You didn't get a degree or spend decades in the military to get out and work at Walmart for $12 an hour. You're a high performer, and if you're looking for a new job in 2020, you're going to want your transition to reflect that. You've worked hard and you are ready....

November 2019 Begin Within Lunch & Learn Guests

Join us every Wednesday at Noon Central time. Begin Within Founder and CEO, Jaime Chapman will be interviewing guests for our weekly Lunch & Learn sessions on our Facebook page on the following dates during the month of November: November 6, 2019: Mary Beth Hyland...

Look Good on Your Army AIM 2.0 Resume

AIM 2.0 The Army has released AIM (Assignment Interactive Module) 2.0 as a new way of managing its number one asset…people. AIM is a new Talent Management system that brings the Army’s talent management into the technology age and allows a soldier-centric selection...

Why You Need to Be Networking for 2020… Now.

It's time to start talking about the last thing you want to think about in October: if you want to make career moves in 2020, the time to start networking towards your 2020 goals is now. That's right - you need to be networking for 2020. (Now.) "Tara, are you sure,...

10 Years Back Instead of 10 Years Forward

In the 2015 movie, “The Intern,” Ben Whittaker (played by Robert De Niro) was a 70-years old retiree who was applying to work for an internet start-up as an intern, is asked during an interview, “Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” There is a moment of silence and...
What NOT to Do if You Want a New Job in 2020.

What NOT to Do if You Want a New Job in 2020.

You didn't get a degree or spend decades in the military to get out and work at Walmart for $12 an hour. You're a high performer, and if you're looking for a new job in 2020, you're going to want your transition to reflect that. You've worked hard and you are ready....

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Is Your DIY Resume REALLY Saving You Money?

Is Your DIY Resume REALLY Saving You Money?

   The DIY resume process -- creating tricky documents for applicants to write with outdated rumors about style and page length that clash with modern-day technology. If you’ve been spending hours scouring LinkedIn, Monster, Glassdoor and Indeed searching for...

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Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

One of the most essential components in your professional tool belt is crafting and perfecting your elevator pitch, which is a quick summary of yourself that you can utilize during interviews or when you meet people to describe yourself as a professional. A typical...

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How to be Generous Without Spending Money

How to be Generous Without Spending Money

Give your attention. In a world of bright lights and loud noises, every dark corner of the street (and internet) has transformed into a neon billboard shouting, “Look at me!” Your attention is the centerpiece in a competition that generates $70B+ annually— we call it...

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10 Years Back Instead of 10 Years Forward

10 Years Back Instead of 10 Years Forward

In the 2015 movie, “The Intern,” Ben Whittaker (played by Robert De Niro) was a 70-years old retiree who was applying to work for an internet start-up as an intern, is asked during an interview, “Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” There is a moment of silence and...

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Career

Look Good on Your Army AIM 2.0 Resume

Look Good on Your Army AIM 2.0 Resume

AIM 2.0 The Army has released AIM (Assignment Interactive Module) 2.0 as a new way of managing its number one asset…people. AIM is a new Talent Management system that brings the Army’s talent management into the technology age and allows a soldier-centric selection...

Look Good on Your Army AIM 2.0 Resume

Look Good on Your Army AIM 2.0 Resume

AIM 2.0 The Army has released AIM (Assignment Interactive Module) 2.0 as a new way of managing its number one asset…people. AIM is a new Talent Management system that brings the Army’s talent management into the technology age and allows a soldier-centric selection...

Why You Need to Be Networking for 2020… Now.

Why You Need to Be Networking for 2020… Now.

It's time to start talking about the last thing you want to think about in October: if you want to make career moves in 2020, the time to start networking towards your 2020 goals is now. That's right - you need to be networking for 2020. (Now.) "Tara, are you sure,...

10 Years Back Instead of 10 Years Forward

10 Years Back Instead of 10 Years Forward

In the 2015 movie, “The Intern,” Ben Whittaker (played by Robert De Niro) was a 70-years old retiree who was applying to work for an internet start-up as an intern, is asked during an interview, “Where do you see yourself in 10 years?” There is a moment of silence and...

Self Care

Working as an Introvert: Social Success in the First 90 Days

Working as an Introvert: Social Success in the First 90 Days

As an introvert, have you ever started a new job and loved it, only to question a couple of weeks in if this was the job for you due to the social climate around the office?  I’ve been there too -- before I started working remotely full-time, I landed an admin...

Coping in Corporate

Coping in Corporate

6:00 am.  The sound of a morning radio show abruptly cuts into the still silence of your peaceful slumber. You’re jarred awake by the immediate interruption of the local weather report. Reluctantly, you rise up and sit for what seems like several minutes on the side...

How to be Generous Without Spending Money

How to be Generous Without Spending Money

Give your attention. In a world of bright lights and loud noises, every dark corner of the street (and internet) has transformed into a neon billboard shouting, “Look at me!” Your attention is the centerpiece in a competition that generates $70B+ annually— we call it...

Leadership

All You Need to Know about Public Speaking

All You Need to Know about Public Speaking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOOAmW_0a6g Jaime Chapman recently led a workshop geared towards LinkedIn optimization. You will be asked to speak in public. Unfortunately for anxious people everywhere, public speaking is still the most effective way to move,...

How to Introduce Yourself

How to Introduce Yourself

Introductions make or break your first impression with others. Introductions are one of the most important interactions in business. Most people do not consider how to properly introduce themselves and say their name and job title. This post discusses two impactful...

Accountability is a Hallmark of Successful People

Accountability is a Hallmark of Successful People

Accountability: Acknowledgement and assumption of responsibility for actions. Accountability has been heavy on my heart lately. My preference is to keep a small circle of intimate friends and family. I am fantastic at holding myself accountable for my actions but have...

Be Reliable: It Makes You Feel Good

Be Reliable: It Makes You Feel Good

Reliability: The quality of being trustworthy or performing consistently well. I value reliable people to the extreme because they are so hard to find. Comparing cultures 100 years ago versus now, a trait that has diminished in popularity is ‘being there’ when family...

Growth

November 2019 Begin Within Lunch & Learn Guests

November 2019 Begin Within Lunch & Learn Guests

Join us every Wednesday at Noon Central time. Begin Within Founder and CEO, Jaime Chapman will be interviewing guests for our weekly Lunch & Learn sessions on our Facebook page on the following dates during the month of November: November 6, 2019: Mary Beth Hyland...

Begin Within Win at Military & Veteran Choice Awards

Begin Within Win at Military & Veteran Choice Awards

Jaime Chapman, Founder, and CEO of Begin Within For immediate release:September 12, 2019 Press Contact: jchapman@beginwithin.life (855) 855-8511 Ext. 1 Washington, DC - In May 2019, Begin Within was nominated for Best Military Spouse Owned Business for the...

What’s holding you back?

What’s holding you back?

You make excuses. You’re too busy and don’t have time. You’re tired. You have to put the kids first. My partner’s job is too demanding. You’re afraid. You don’t feel like it. You’re comfortable. You’re waiting for the right time. You can’t do it. You’re not smart...

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