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Fantastic article.

While I understand that social workers joke about their wages to relieve frustration over getting paid so little, such humor also seems to imply an acceptance that this is what it means to be a social worker.  - See more at: http://cheapsocialworker.blogspot.com/2014/10/joking-about-low-social-worker-pay.html#sthash.4tYeCnmc.dpuf

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Free webinar on using Twitter for Advocacy from Social Work Helper

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This 90 minute live webinar will cover the various positions a macro social worker can obtain, offer best practices for carrying out a successful job search, and how to use social media for professional networking. There will be a Q & A following the presentation.

http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EB50DF81894E3D

http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=EB50DF81894E3D

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I think some of you may find this helpful.

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By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant

This a post written by Melissa Dinas who is a cofounder of Forward RISE, whose board of directors I sit on.  If you are based on Long Island and are interested in helping to grow Forward RISE please contact Melissa at info@forwardrise.org . We are looking for volunteers and board members. You can learn more about Forward RISE at forwardrise.org

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In this issue: Why Your Nonprofit Needs A Social Media Manager, Marriage Equality Is Not The End,  The Life Of A Social Worker At CPS, Plus More…

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Bits & Pieces: Meeting The Client Where They’re At (via Social Media), Free Resume Templates,  So You Want To State A Nonprofit, and more…

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By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Specialist 

I will be offering the Job Search for a Macro Social Worker webinar on November 9th. You can register for it at the above link.

In the mean time you can read my series Job Search for a Macro Social Worker on The Political Social Worker blog:

Job Search for a Macro Social Worker

What to Put on Your Business Card if You’re Still a Student

Dr. Thomas Falke on International Social Work and Macro Practice

Interview With Dennis Kao, MSW, Ph.D

An Interview with Grant Consultant and Program Developer Stephanie Watson