Michelle V. Rafter
Michelle V. Rafter covers business and workplace issues for a variety of national publications. She is based in Portland, Ore.
New Overtime Rules Boost Interest in Scheduling Software
New worker-friendly rules on overtime, paid sick leave and predictable schedules have employers reevaluating their shift-scheduling and time-and-attendance software.
Film 'Marigold Hotel' Portrays Reinvention on a Budget
A new film about British expats in India inspires a contest awarding $150,000 and vacations to social entrepreneurs over 50.
Reading List: 10 Insightful Books for Career Changers
Where to find step-by-step basics and inspiration if you're after a new gig, switching careers or thinking of starting a business
'Pursuit of Happyness': Chris Gardner on Reinventing Yourself
The star of a real-life rags-to-riches tale shares advice for people struggling through a midlife career transition.