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Career Growth

If you haven’t already, think about where your field should be headed. Ask yourself, “What are the grand challenges in my field?’ “What should I know that I don’t?” “How can my work help?’ Instead of focusing on numbers of … Continue reading

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Incorporate Luck into Career Plan

Yes, hard work and determination matter, but every CEO can tell you about a time when being in the right place at the right time made all the difference — in other words, when they got lucky. This might sound … Continue reading

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Why did you become a social worker?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I am often asked “Why did you become a social worker?” My elevator speech is “To provide resources and be the voice for youth and young adults who do not have one”.…

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Explain yourself?

I am often asked “Why did you become a social worker?” My elevator speech is “To provide resources and be the voice for youth and young adults who do not have one”. However, if you invited me for tea and … Continue reading

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