Why You Should Join Us for #RockTheRedPump on March 10

It's March, which means it's time to put away your fuzzy boots and knock the dust off your red pumps for Luvvie Ajayi, the blogger behind Awesomely Luvvie and the co-founder of The Red Pump Project....more
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On Your Career Journey, Get Help and Give Thanks

[Editor's note -- If you're changing careers, you're not in it alone. Chances are you've got a small army of helpers, possibly including a coach, teachers, outplacement specialist or mentor, past and present coworkers, family, friends - even the babysitter.This week in the Reinvent Yourself series we're examining how to cultivate such a career support system - and why you should always accept and thank people for help. -- Michelle V. Rafter]...more
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The Future of Work Is Marching to Your Own Beat

This Week in Kaplan University's Visionary Voices video series: Bloggers have a leg up on other job hunters. Watch the video now!...more

Understand the Internet Strike: SOPA, PIPA and a Free Internet

Today, January 18, 2012, a number of web sites are going dark to protest two bills currently before Congress that, if passed, could have a chilling effect on freedom of the intenet. The bill in the House is H.R. 3261: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), while the Senate bill, S.968: PROTECT-IP Act of 2011, is commonly known as PIPA. ...more
Seriously, doesn't congress have more important issues to deal with? Is taking over control of ...more

The 500 Blog Posts That Changed My Career

Sometime in June 2010, I pushed the "Publish" button on the 500th post on my blog. Those 500 blog posts changed my life – by helping me reinvent my career. In two and a half years, I went from stay at home mom to full-time journalist and blogger making a lot more than I ever did as a staff writer at a major daily newspaper. And it all happened because I blogged. ...more
I also want to change my career,but any how useful info. Hope to see more good posts in the future.more

In Recareering, What You Learn Today, You Earn Tomorrow

This Week in Kaplan University's Visionary Voices video series: To stay competitive in the workforce, you have to continually invest in your education -– especially if you're making a career change. Or as former U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman likes to say, "What you learn today is what you earn tomorrow." Watch the video now!...more
@Seanna Denee' Thank you so much for sharing this. If someone's trying to switch from one ...more

My Career Switch from Marketing to SAHM to Yoga Teacher

As my kids began leaving the nest, I found myself with time and energy that needed an outlet. I wanted to contribute and be part of something. My former corporate marketing career did not excite me, and frankly after raising a family, I wasn't sure I had the skills to go back to the same job. Instead, I started teaching yoga and love my new career. Here is how I reinvented myself:...more
@michellerafter I could use some reinvention...will take a look.more

To Switch Careers, Hit the Books

[Editor's note -- Starting this week, the Reinvent Yourself series will feature a weekly Q&A with a Kaplan University professor or instructor on some aspect of changing careers. – Michelle V. Rafter]...more
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How Social Media Helped Me Change Careers

I know. I'd roll my eyes at that cheesy title too ... but it's true, social media did help me reinvent my career. I spent 14 years in human resources. In 2008, I was the head of HR for a small airline that was going under. When the time came for me to make a list of people to lay off, I put my own name on the list. Then I took my severance, pulled my infant and toddler out of daycare and went home....more
I completely agree with this - social media is my job, and the amount of doors it has opened for ...more

2010 Election: Governors' Race Results in Florida, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina

UPDATES AT BOTTOM OF POST, NEWEST AT THE TOPAlex Sink (D) vs. Rick Scott (R) in Florida [UPDATE: Not called as of 7:45am 11:20am Sink concedes, Scott wins 11/3/10]BlogHer.com's Sarah Granger called this race hot in late September and it's still as hot as ever:...more

I would love to hear your thoughts on how you anticipate the NM legislature working/not working ...more

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