Twitter Cohort Lite

By Molly C. Herndon, Social Media Specialist The Personal Finance and Network Literacy teams will again be joining forces to create a learning opportunity for folks interested in Twitter. The 2-week event will begin May 18. This year’s event will focus on asynchronous activities that participants can complete at their own pace. The event’s guides have… Continue Reading Twitter Cohort Lite

Entrepreneurship Essentials for Service Members and Military Spouses

By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP® The April 2015 MFLN Personal Finance webinar was about entrepreneurship. Like many American workers, service members and their spouses are becoming entrepreneurs (a.k.a., independent contractors or freelancers) because they want to or have to. The U.S. is increasingly becoming a “freelance nation” as employers address their labor force needs by… Continue Reading Entrepreneurship Essentials for Service Members and Military Spouses

May Caregiving Webinar: Promoting Knowledge through Effective Education

Join the Military Caregiving concentration for our upcoming monthly professional development webinar on, ‘Promoting Knowledge Gain and Behavior Change through Effective Education.’ Did I mention that this is a FREE professional development opportunity, with no registration required? Event details are below. Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Event Location: Promoting Knowledge Gain… Continue Reading May Caregiving Webinar: Promoting Knowledge through Effective Education

Medication Management Training – Key Take Aways

Last Wednesday the Military Caregiving concentration hosted a professional development training on ‘Understanding Narcotic Medications for Service Members.’ Presenters Kristin Kuhlmann, Ph.D., and Captain Nancy Turrubiates provided participants with a basic overview of narcotic medications within the military, how medications effect wounded service members, and identified tips for effective case management for professionals working with… Continue Reading Medication Management Training – Key Take Aways

Reliability of online information – "flipped" webinar

On Monday April 20, 2015 at 1 P.M. Eastern we’ll be having an online session discussing assessing the reliability of online information. Rather than just delivering a webinar presenting information, this will be modeled on a “flipped classroom“. Once you complete the registration form for the session, you will be given three websites to review… Continue Reading Reliability of online information – "flipped" webinar

Webinar Next Week – Understanding Narcotic Medications for Service Members

Remember to join us at 11:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 9 for our military professional development webinar on “Understanding Narcotic Medications for Service Members.” Presenters, Kristin Kuhlmann, Ph.D., and Nancy Turrubiates from West Texas A&M University, will provide information on various classes of narcotics, along with their actions and interactions with other medications, as… Continue Reading Webinar Next Week – Understanding Narcotic Medications for Service Members

Why is Work-Life Balance Important for Professionals?

Trying to balance work, family and life can be a challenge for us all. In a recent professional development webinar, Working to Balance Life, the presenter not only laid the foundation for finding personal work-life balance but she also offered feedback for employers, supervisors and managers who are trying to retain and strengthen their workforce… Continue Reading Why is Work-Life Balance Important for Professionals?