Hiring Military Spouses is Good for Business

  By: Jaime Chapman, Founder & CEO of Begin Within & Ana Levan, Director of Marketing at Premier Talent Partners  Consider Hiring a U.S. Military Spouse Hiring U.S. military spouses is good for business. Military spouses are scrappy, diverse, and highly...

The resume isn’t the military spouse, meet Peggy de Villiers.

Totally ignore the resume of a military spouse. Military spouses come in all forms. You may see a hot off the press 18 year old newlywed who has never had a "real job", all the way through industry leading professionals who've been in the workforce for several...

Military Spouses are Agile, Meet Emerald Trejo

Being a "dependent" is the worst. Military spouses get a bad rap for being "dependas" and mooching off their service member. I am a fiercely independent woman and being called a "dependent" makes me vomit in my mouth every time I hear the word. This week, I discovered...

Military Spouses are Determined and Passionate, Meet Deidre McVay-Schulmeister

A little bit of grit, and a whole lotta love. Military spouses are just that... spouses. Military spouses all have something in common, they married a service member. Many people say, "You knew what you were getting into when you married a soldier." HECK NO! Not true....

Milspouses Adjust Quickly, Meet Shirley Walker-King

Over 90% of military spouses are women. According to the White House's Military Spouse Demographics and Employment Information publication, "92% of Active Duty spouses are female". This publication also states that: "Female military spouses earn, on average, 25% less...

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Connie Crisler

Connie Crisler is an Omnist and a Moderate. She’s an iced-coffee addict, appreciates the beauty in all elements of nature and has a critical fashion eye. Connie enjoys spending time playing Design Home. She’s on a never-ending plight to discover her purpose and get to know her genuine, authentic and best-balanced self. She is a project management professional who was born in California, raised in Japan, Germany & Australia. Married an Army guy and has a middle-schooler, a millennial and Gen-Alpha granddaughter. A cause near and dear to her heart is changing the lives of young people by bringing Transcendental Meditation to public schools through her non-profit, All Things Celestial, Corporation. Currently, she lives with her family in Augusta, Georgia and is preparing to move to Europe to live out her dream of traveling around the world.

Got Your Ikigai?

Got Your Ikigai?

Ikigai. First things first, Ikigai is not anime. It’s not exactly a superpower, but in a way, it can be.  Ikigai, pronounced “ee-kee-gah-ee” is a Japanese term referring to a concept that means...
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,...