Reality TV can be known more for it’s entertainment than educational value. From the catfights to the stereotypes that bring top ratings for networks, some may describe it like watching a train wreck: You just can’t help but look and be intrigued.
AOL Jobs highlights a different, more substantial, yet prominent theme from The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s season four premiere (which aired Nov. 6): career transition and renewal. Each woman is venturing into new paths that they hope will enrich their brands, fill their pockets, and build a legacy that can stand the test of time— beyond the infamy of reality TV.
NeNe Leakes finds new doors of opportunity after being featured on Celebrity Apprentice. Kandi Burruss expands her music empire into the adult toy industry. Sheree Whitfield keeps her eyes on the Hollywood acting prize. Cynthia Bailey makes a boss move by founding her own modeling agency. Kim Zolciak transitions from mistress into the world of new mommy and marriage. And Phaedra Parks makes plans to explore the funeral business. See what you can learn — beyond the crazy drama and antics — about chasing your dreams and taking your career that much closer to the top.