Month: June 2013

Social Enterprise: Forging a New Path for Social Workers Wanting to Blend Social and Business Missions

By Merry P. Korn, CEO, Pearl Interactive Network In 1979 I was enrolled at the Ohio State University School of Social Work. Following in my sister’s footprints, I thought a Master’s Degree in Social Work would prepare me for my destiny, a career as a clinical social worker. When one of my graduate school colleagues …

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Employment Tip – State Grassroots Veteran Employment Programs

Quite often, strategies that increase veteran employment the most are shaped at the local community level.  This is one of the reasons why the Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program.  The U.S. Chamber works with state and local chambers and businesses to hire veterans right …

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