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19
Jun

Consider Hiring Yourself

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW
The Political Social Worker

Hiring Yourself

Those of us looking for employment know how frustrating the job market is right now.  You apply to twenty jobs and are lucky to be called in for one interview.  As the months pass you begin to wonder what you will do.  Well, have you considered hiring yourself? As Social Workers we have options.  The most obvious is starting a private practice.  But what if you are not a clinician?  Consulting or establishing a not-profit may be the best fit for you.  The following links can help you get started.

U.S. Small Business Administration

Homepreneurs’s Blog

Entrepreneur

Open Forum

Action Plan.com

Have you considered self-employment or starting a non-profit?

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Posted by Rachel L. West

In addition to being the founder of The Political Social Worker blog, I am a consultant. My consulting practice offers advocacy and community outreach solutions to nonprofits, social good organizations, and private practitioners. Additionally, I offer career coaching to macro social work students and professionals.

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