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...

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The DIY resume process -- creating tricky documents for applicants to write with outdated rumors about style and page length that clash with modern-day technology.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 jobs and...

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,...

Using Power 💪🏽 Action Verbs

One of the easiest ways to stand apart from other applicants is to use a variety of power action verbs. Describing your accomplishments for a resume can be hard and tedious - especially when you're supposed to write a new resume for every job you apply for. What is a...

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...
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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Using Power 💪🏽 Action Verbs

Using Power 💪🏽 Action Verbs

One of the easiest ways to stand apart from other applicants is to use a variety of power action verbs. Describing your accomplishments for a resume can be hard and tedious - especially when you're supposed to write a new resume for every job you apply for. What is a...

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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,...

read more
Why Your Soft Skills Matter More than Hard Skills

Why Your Soft Skills Matter More than Hard Skills

Many attributes and soft skills are attractive to Human Resources (HR) managers. To help HR find you, it’s common knowledge to list your skills on your resume and in your cover letter. In this article, we're going to cover: What kinds of skills are best for me to...

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Career

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 jobs and...

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 jobs and...

Using Power 💪🏽 Action Verbs

Using Power 💪🏽 Action Verbs

One of the easiest ways to stand apart from other applicants is to use a variety of power action verbs. Describing your accomplishments for a resume can be hard and tedious - especially when you're supposed to write a new resume for every job you apply for. What is a...

Why Your Soft Skills Matter More than Hard Skills

Why Your Soft Skills Matter More than Hard Skills

Many attributes and soft skills are attractive to Human Resources (HR) managers. To help HR find you, it’s common knowledge to list your skills on your resume and in your cover letter. In this article, we're going to cover: What kinds of skills are best for me to...

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...

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

Accountability

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...

Reliability

Reliability

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

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...

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 2019...

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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