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5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting

  There are several ways that being an intern supervisor resembles being a parent. I previously shared 5 Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting. Today I want to share 5 More Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting.   Attention – Every intern wants to know that they matter and their contributions matter. Pay …

5 Ways Managing Interns is Similar to Parenting

  I have been called a professional “Mama Bear”. Not because I’m threatening or aggressive (no growling here) nor because I am over-protective but because I am a fierce advocate. I admit that I take the protection (and care) of my clients, staff and interns very seriously.   I believe that parenting is the hardest …

I Love Macro Social Work

  I Love Macro Social Work Social workers stand up for millions of people every day. These include people who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, our veterans, children, families and communities. Yet many people still misunderstand who social workers are and the invaluable contributions they bring to society. This year National Association …

Brown Bag Lunches: Topics for Sharing and Fun

  Brown Bag Lunches: Topics for Sharing and Fun Why Employers Might Want to Offer Brown Bag Lunches   By Susan M. Heathfield   Brown bag lunches or lunch and learns provide an opportunity to develop employees’ knowledge and pique their interest about opportunities to learn. They are an opportunity for employees to gather at …

“Getting It Right” in Social Work

  “Getting It Right” in Social Work A Social Work Month Message From Darla Spence Coffey, CSWE President & CEO   We have to improve life, not just for those who have the most skills and those who know how to manipulate the system.  But also for and with those who often have so much …

Trends in Macro Social Work Education

  Trends in Macro Social Work Education By Sue Coyle, MSW Social Work Today Vol. 16 No. 2 P. 16   For macro social work to regain ground in the field, it must start in the classroom.   In today’s world, micro social work reigns supreme—or at least that’s how it appears.   Those entering …

How to Develop an Effective Internship Program at Your Company

  How to Develop an Effective Internship Program at Your Company Internship programs can help develop your recruiting efforts. By Tony Delmercado   How do you get a job without experience and how do you get experience without a job? Let’s address this age-old question from the business owner’s perspective: How do I find the …

Join me at the Business Women’s Network of Howard County Luncheon

  The Business Women’s Network of Howard County promotes and supports professional women in their careers as executives, business owners and leaders. BWN provides a vibrant network of women who have a significant impact on the business environment in Howard County.   I am honored to be a panelist for How to Attract and Retain …

Don’t Get Sued By Your Intern

Ignore the idea that interns are free labor.   The Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.  If each of the following six criteria listed below are met, an employment relationship …

Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships

  Area business leaders learn ‘ins and outs’ of internships By Sarah Hite Hando at Times Leaders   WILKES-BARRE — When Maureen Ciliberto was an intern “back in the day,” fetching coffee was one of the duties.   “I was able to observe a lot, but I was more like extra help,” said Ciliberto, career …