How do you pursue a Career in Social Work?



I think Social Work is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Social Work, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Social Work. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Social Work, I found this amazing page: Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english

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Rahul Shaniya’s outlook!

Rahul Shaniya has worked in Social Work for 4 years & 5 months. Rahul Shaniya has worked in Social Work as Founder in Yuva Volunteer. In Rahul Shaniya’s own words, this is how Rahul Shaniya got into Social Work: "After doing my schooling from Air Force Senior Secondary School Delhi, I did my BA from Delhi College of Arts & Commerce and MBA from New Delhi Institute of Management. I founded an organization by the name Yuva Volunteers in 2014." This link showed on the first page of search results for Rahul Shaniya:

Career Video on Social Work

In a video, Rahul Shaniya has talked about various aspects of a Career in Social Work. Rahul Shaniya started by explaining Social Work as: "Social work is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being. Central of social work is Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities." It was an amazing video with great information.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Social Work, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Social Work. Rahul Shaniya touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Human Psychology
  • General Awareness
  • NGO Internships


Rahul Shaniya then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Social Work:

  • People Skills
  • Team Management
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal


Rahul Shaniya believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Social Work:

  • Self Confidence
  • Respect
  • Peace of Mind & Satisfaction


And, Rahul Shaniya believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Social Work:

  • Funding
  • Social Support
  • Conservative Mindset


In the final section of the video Rahul Shaniya talks about How a day goes in a Career in Social Work. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Social Work, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171027-0001

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Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  2. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  3. Work/Career-in-Activism/hindi
  4. Work/Career-in-Narcotics-Control/english
  5. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  6. Work/Career-in-Rural-Development/english
  7. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  8. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  9. Work/Career-in-NGO-Management/english
  10. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/hindi
  11. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  12. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  13. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/hindi
  14. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  15. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/hindi
  16. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/hindi
  17. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  18. Work/Career-in-RTI-Activism/english
  19. Work/Career-in-NGO-Management/hindi
  20. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  21. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/hindi
  22. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  23. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  24. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/spanish
  25. Work/Career-in-Gender-Specialist/hindi
  26. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  27. Work/Career-in-Social-Enterprise/english
  28. Work/Career-in-Human-Rights-Protection/hindi
  29. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  30. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  31. Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english
  32. Work/Career-in-Animal-Welfare/english
  33. Work/Career-in-Social-Development/hindi
  34. Work/Career-in-Social-Work/english
  35. Work/Career-in-Social-Edupreneurship/english
  36. Work/Career-in-Activism/english
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Career Counseling 2.0

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