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...

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Here’s what’s new with us.

I let everyone know in this post that we had some big changes coming over the next few weeks at Begin Within… I’m proud to announce that those changes have arrived!

We now EXCLUSIVLEY provide recruiting and headhunting services, placing high achieving US military spouse and veteran candidates in positions with top-rated defense contractors.

We have eliminated our additional service offerings of resume writing and career coaching, having formed partnerships with other organizations who will fill in the gap to provide those additional service offerings for the people who need career assistance.

 Our areas of specialty:

  • Placing candidates from the military community including military spouses, veterans and their dependents in great jobs
  • Finding top talent for defense contractors located on or near military installations in the US and overseas.
  • Sourcing and headhunting candidates for hard to fill positions requiring advanced skills, qualifications and clearances.

Why work with us?

The numbers are clear:

  • In our lifetime, we have successfully placed a total of over 1,600 jobseekers in new roles.
  • In 2019, we had a 100% success rate with our jobseekers.
  • Of jobseekers placed in 2019, 85% included military spouses and veteran jobseekers.

If you are a jobseeker… we help people like you land the job.

If you are a defense contractor looking to supplement your recruitment efforts… we help people like you find the highest achieving talent from within the military community.

 Changes we made since our last update:

  • We are now a government approved “set aside” able to work with defense contractors and are actively bidding on contracts.

We are certified as:

  • Woman Owned Small Business WOSB
  • Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business EDWOSB
  • HUBzone application is “pending”

 Jobseekers… do this now.

 If you are searching for a job, I encourage you to sign up for our email list for updates when we have new job openings: https://mailchi.mp/54e1253f49d7/jobs

 You can also check out our job board anytime to view the latest openings, and to submit your resume for general consideration if you don’t see a position that is a good fit at this time: https://jobs.crelate.com/portal/beginwithin

Defense Contractors… Let’s work together!

 If you want to hire talented folks from the military community, you’re in the right place.

 If you’re looking to hire military spouses or veterans, you can contact me directly to learn about our placement fees and request our Capability Statement. Hint: WE’RE FAIR, on par with industry placement averages. 

We are proudly owned and operated by military spouses and veterans, and our PASSION is to connect them in great positions with YOU. Reach out to Jaime today: jchapman@beginwithin.careers or call (580)377-1811 and start working with the #1 Military Spouse Owned Business, we’re pretty good at this 😉

Jaime Chapman