Social workers can help individuals, families and communities in enhancing their overall lives and well-being. Obtaining a Master of Social Work degree will help students to develop their skills and abilities in order to resolve problems that individuals or families may be experiencing.
Those who have a passion for making a difference and care about people may make excellent social workers. In addition to enhancing the quality of other’s lives, social workers also aim to achieve social justice and help others in reaching their full potential. Continue reading “Help others as a social worker”
While becoming your own boss may seem like a pipe dream, especially in today’s economy, it can still be achieved at any age if you take the right course of action. But where does one start in the sometimes intimidating world of entrepreneurship?
If you’re serious about a career in real estate, then you’ll want to go to school for it. Just as dentists, nurses, and contractors obtain some type of secondary education to help prepare them for their career choices, the highly qualified and successful real estate agents are the ones who sought out educational opportunities to help them get a leg up in the world of buying and selling residential and commercial property. Continue reading “The Road To A Successful Real Estate Career”
Your online profile in social media can be impressive versus newcomers to the job market.
As a senior who is looking for a job, you may find the thought of competing against all those bright young people in the job marketplace somewhat daunting.
It’s not surprising to see a senior write online about the challenges of getting around the age factor in the job hunt. After all, some employers may exhibit ageism and preferentially hire younger people.
Even though you may have left your birthplace many years ago, you always have a certain nostalgia in checking out how the place has evolved. When I was young living in the North East of England, the area was particularly seen as a manufacturing region. Checking out the headlines for the last day or two, you see a very different picture. Continue reading “The Changing Face of the North East UK”
If the notion of a man shed is new to you, it seems to be a concept that is getting more and more interest. Positive Psychology News has an interesting story about Kevin McCloud and his attempts to build a shed in woodland in the southwest of England. The basic formula is: Man + Shed = Happiness. Continue reading “Do You Have Your Man Shed”
If you are thinking about a career out of school, or are looking for a second career later in life, real estate can be an interesting and lucrative area to work in. If you are interested in people and homes, and like the idea of showing people around different houses and helping them find the one that is right for them, then the idea of being a real estate agent is probably quite appealing.
Demographics play an increasingly significant role in our society. As the current generation ages and enters a post-work environment, there is an increasing demand for alternative housing and care options. This is the major factor behind the increase in retirement villages and services that offer residential and community care. Companies such as St Ives are committing substantial resources to the development and operation of such facilities and service capabilities. Continue reading “How Senior Living Communities Are Changing”
USA Weekend Magazine and Points of Light for more than 20 years have joined together to sponsor Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service. This year it will take place on Saturday October 27. Everyone is encouraged to get involved with some volunteering project on that day. It’s a timely reminder of the importance of volunteers in society and seniors can be a big part of this volunteerism movement as you will see in what follows. Continue reading “Volunteering – Make A Difference Day Is Saturday October 27”