Social workers help individuals and families cope with problems in their everyday lives and navigate psychosocial services designed to assist them with those problems. They are employed in a variety of settings, from gov... More » Business & Finance Careers

The primary role of a social worker is to advocate for individuals and families in communities who need help from government assistance programs and nonprofit organizations. Clinical social workers, who require a master'... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Some of the disadvantages of being a social worker include having to work for longer hours, facing tremendous competition, promotion being mostly dependent on educational qualifications and licensing being required in va... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations
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