Tag «macro social work»

Grow Your Business With Interns

  Every industry can benefit from interns.   A strong internship program can help business increase both productivity and profits while giving back to their community through by developing a qualified workforce.   An Internship Consultant can provide support in determining if an intern will help or hinder your business,  finding qualified interns, hiring great …

5 Life Lessons Revisited in 2016

  Happy New Year’s Eve Eve! At the end of each year I take time to reflect and plan.  I often write blogs about the lessons I learned during the year.  This year has been a year unlike any other.  It was tough in many ways both personally and professionally.  This year there weren’t new …

10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and Total

  WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL!!  Thanks to the generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 1,183 purses with toiletries to 29 youth serving organizations. This includes the 897 purses our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed at …

Taking Macro Social Work to the Next Level

  Social work is often divided into three broad practice categories: macro, mezzo and micro. Macro level social work is interventions provided on a large scale that affect entire communities and systems of care. Mezzo social work happens on an intermediate scale, involving neighborhoods, institutions or other smaller groups. Micro social work is the most …

Social Workers for Business?

  Social Workers for Business? How They’re Helping the Private Sector And It’s Not Just Corporate Social Responsibility By Melissa Thompson   When most people think of social workers, they think of the people working in public agencies, helping individuals and families access services and live better lives. While the majority of licensed social workers …

Thank You Purse Packing Party Volunteers

  My heart is FULL!!  So grateful for our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive donors and Purse Packing Party volunteers. JaMai and I could not provide these care packages in purses to teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters without all of YOU. Take the Purse Packing Party journey through photos! …

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out By Sam Becker   The corporate world is in a state of constant flux, shifting in both design and function, always adapting to market trends and adopting new efficiency models. The American business landscape is a venerable laboratory of sorts, allowing for entrepreneurs to …

Why private companies are taking on social workers

  Why private companies are taking on social workers By J. Juan Macias   The demand for social workers has never been greater. In fact, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics projects a 19% faster-than-average growth in social work jobs until 2022.   But the need for social workers in business and non-profit administrative settings …

Choosing the perfect intern the right way

  Choosing the perfect intern the right way By Disha Kathuria The internship phase is the Rainbow Bridge or star gate on the career path. It is the transitory period where freshly moulded minds leave the safety of the theoretical world of books, assignments, and exams, for the practical world. Not only is this phase …