As a social worker who has spent some time also working with corporate organizations, I get why businesses use social workers.
What is less understandable to me is why more social workers don’t seek opportunities to work within the corporate sector – especially those who complain about not being able to make any money. Continue reading
The following is the first in a 5-part series from guest post contributor, Rick Cummings, MSW. You can follow Rick on Twitter @socialworkfactz or email him at [email protected]
Are you familiar with the line from the following film?
“We do what we have to do in order to do what we want to do.” James Farmer Jr., The Great Debaters (2007).
This line coincides with the patience, discipline, and mindfulness that accompanies the mindset necessary to develop wealth – to become rich. Continue reading
This week my father had a heart attack.
Yeah. That’s some real ‘ish, I know.
But get this: it was evidently his second one. We found out he had had a smaller one prior because the doctors discovered some additional veins that had grown to try to compensate for the loss of an artery that had died at some point in the past . Continue reading
When most people think of social workers they don’t normally think of wealth or riches. In fact, if they do think of money at all it’s usually in the not-making-any sort of way.
It’s an unfortunate association, but the profession is often considered to be one of the most underpaid that exists. I say unfortunate because although the career path is lauded as a noble one, the typical correlating salary is less than prestigious. Continue reading