I began looking for my first “real” job weeks before I graduated from college with a social work degree. This meant scanning the classified ads in the local newspaper. I found an ad for an entry level social worker position. I completed the lengthy job application on my typewriter and carried it back to the local state employment office. I turned it over to the personnel clerk who placed it in a manila folder on her desk. I waited for a phone call or letter requesting an interview with me.
It seems rather simple now, even quaint, doesn’t it? Read more