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7 More Tips for Your Amazing Social Work Résumé

In her final column, Valerie Arendt provides 7 tips for your social work résumé, along with some "do"s and "don't"s.

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The New Social Worker, in collaboration with BSCorbett Consulting, LLC, presents a series of two webinars for Spring 2018 - on self-care and salary/benefits negotiation. Join us for these career-enhancing presentations by top experts. more

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In this article, a former VA social worker presents 11 reasons to consider a social work career in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Among them are innovation, mobility, salary, benefits, and more. more

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A crucial step in landing a social work job is lining up references. Who should you ask? Who should you avoid? What exactly are you asking them to do, and how do you present them? more

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You have most likely heard these before, but we can all use a reminder. Why? Because social workers keep making these easily avoidable job search errors. more

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Read the transcript of May 18, 2017, #MacroSW Twitter chat on transferable skills in social work. more

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If you have spent the last five years working with children, this doesn’t mean you can’t successfully switch your area of practice to aging adults or program administration. You need to successfully articulate your skills that will transfer. more

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Do you know the difference between marketing yourself and selling yourself? Marketing is about knowing your value and being able to articulate it to others. These tips will help you market to social work employers. more

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Leaving your social work job can be a difficult decision. Figuring out if and when you should leave will have an impact on your career and your family. more

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So here you are, an older/nontraditional student who has majored in social work and who isn’t quite sure which path to follow with your degree. Unlike a lot of other careers, social work offers many choices. Life experience can be an asset. more

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Many people are truly called to work with patients who are dying. As someone who didn’t feel called to this work and didn’t have a lot of experience being in the dying space with someone, this was terrifying work for me. more

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