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Erika Mar 03, 2016 1523 views

How do I know if I am emotionally stable to be a Child Social Worker?

I know with this job, I will see many cases that could break my heart. I REALLY want to make children's lifestyles better and let them enjoy their childhood as best as they can. What can I do to ensure that I am emotionally stable for this career? #social-work #therapy #social-worker

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Alyssa May 04, 2016 4892 views

How competitive is the social work field?

Hi, I'm Alyssa. I was wondering how competitive the social work field is because I'm hoping to study social work in college. Are there a lot of job openings in this field? #social-work

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Olivea Feb 12, 2017 1252 views

Should I create a LinkedIn profile to help find a job?

I am a highschool student seeking a summer job, but I have little work experience. I want to increase my profile in the "work world". Is LinkedIn a good place to start? #job-coaching #first-job #linkedin #linkedin-recruiter

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Madeline Feb 14, 2017 3338 views

As an opinion, does clinical psychology rely more on the people to people aspect; being able to read patients and listen to their problems, or the scientific, neurological aspect?

I am wondering if I have a possible future in clinical psychology and would like more experienced opinions on what this entails. #psychology #mental-health #mental-health-counseling #mental-health-care

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zackery Feb 14, 2017 1095 views

how do I get into web design

Want to get ready for the future #technology #web-design

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Jared Jan 18, 2012 3364 views

What does it take to be a pro-athlete, or do other extraordinary things like that?

[This question is posed by the CareerVillage staff] When students want to do something extraordinary which typically has a low-likelihood of success, how should they prepare themselves for achieving this? Examples of these types of careers include: - Professional athlete - Astronaut -...

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Olivea Feb 12, 2017 1259 views

How do I know if a job posting is a scam or not?

I am a high school student and new at applying for jobs. How much information should I share on my resume or over the phone? How do I know that this person is really asking questions about a legitimate job opportunity and protect myself from identity theft? #resume #data-privacy...

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Danny Feb 07, 2017 902 views

Agencies and companies

Hi everyone, I'm doing a lot of research in career path as I'll be graduating from college soon. I wonder what are the differences between agencies and companies. I see the basics, that agencies work as intermediary between companies, consumers, and other companies. However, I don't understand...

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Katherine Feb 06, 2017 807 views

What important details should I put in my cover letter for becoming a lawyer?

I have some many good qualities. So you can give me some of your reasons why someone hired you to go into that lawyer position. I need some help finding the right Ideas to put in it. #lawyer #lawyers

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Stan Jul 20, 2016 1232 views

Where should I go to seek local employment?

I am a high school student seeking part-time work. #career-choice

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Ana Jan 04, 2017 1219 views

what can I major in if I want to work for a non-profit

I am interested in working for an organization, something like Rapha Hous which deals with the rehabilitation of young girls that have been trafficked, or Playing for Change which teaches music to children in different parts of the world; mostly dealing with underdeveloped or developing...

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Nada Dec 26, 2016 957 views

What are some steps to take as a freshman towards preparing for university?

I am a highly ambitious person and am aiming high in my choices of universities and I know to be accepted there are a lot of people that start preparing from now. The problem is I don't know what steps I can take to prepare for university or to make my application look really good when the time...

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Mia May 17, 2016 1012 views

Did anyone try to convince you to change your major due to the amount of money your particular career made?

I'm planning to be a social work major and everyone has been trying to convince me to change my major and telling me that social workers don't make much of anything. The reason I chose the major that I chose wasn't because of the money but because its something I will enjoy waking up and doing...

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Madison Jan 19, 2017 1471 views

Zoology schedule

If you are to work as a zoology. What is the time you come and leave work? Are there different times depending on your location and company? #work #zoology #schedule

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Anina Jan 20, 2017 1258 views

Any tips for an interview as an office assistant?

Hi! I have an interview for an office assistant with the Computer Science department at my school. I was wondering if there was anything in particular I could do to help myself stand out from any competition? Even just general interview tips would help me right now.. Job Description: Help with...