Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog
Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog
Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog
Working Capital - Goodwill's Mission Blog

COVID-19 Workplace Fashion Forecast: Summer Style

Posted: July 21, 2020

This summer is an unusual time for the fashion industry, to say the very least. Gone are the days where extensive retail shopping was a weekend activity. Dressing up for all types of get-togethers, including the office, feels like a distant memory.

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How COVID-19 Has Changed How We Do Business

Posted: July 14, 2020

Way back in March when things were beginning to lock and shut down, we viewed this as merely a speed bump in our lives. Surely, we thought, this would only be temporary. In a few weeks things would go back to normal. It would become the subject of water cooler talk.

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How the Traditional Work Environment is Changing

Posted: July 7, 2020

Fast forward to 2020. Throw in a heavy dose of technology and leaven with a pandemic and we find ourselves wondering – does Robert Owen’s mantra still apply?

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The Meaning of Independence in the Midst of a Pandemic

Posted: July 1, 2020

Then 234 years later came an unseen challenge to those liberties called COVID-19, and a nation - no, an entire world - turned upside down.

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6 Tips for Transitioning Back to the Office

Posted: June 22, 2020

Some transitions will be gradual, others more accelerated. Many offices will still incorporate a significant amount of work-from-home hours. Whatever you are facing, do so with a smile. Remember that you used to enjoy where you work. (Of course, if you now find out your current office situation is not what you really want – get to work on your personal career plan). Oh, and pack a lunch.

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The Best Career Advice I Got From My Dad – Goodwill Edition

Posted: June 12, 2020

With Father's Day next Sunday, we're thinking about all of the things our fathers and father-like figures have done for us - including helping to shape the people that we are today both in and outside of the workplace.

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Who’s Zoomin’ Who?

Posted: June 9, 2020

The term “a new normal” is bandied about quite a bit nowadays. While it can make for some clever memes its actual meaning remains in flux. We are all adapting to new situations when it comes to our work environment. Not the least of which is in how we communicate with each other.

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Resources to Help Your Post-Pandemic Job Search

Posted: May 29, 2020

Yes, we are resilient and, yes, this too shall pass. However, it will take effort and endurance. If you are, or know, someone who is looking to get back into the game, here are a few resources you can utilize in your quest. There are the obvious candidates like Monster, Indeed, Career Builder and LinkedIn. However, there are many others, like these.

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3 Zoom Work Call Bloopers…and What We Can Learn From Them

Posted: May 26, 2020

Sometimes, it's just better to learn from other people's mistakes. During this new era of all things virtual, it's clear that we're all learning as we go. No one has done this non-stop Zoom meeting dance before; it doesn't matter what city you're from or how old you are - a social distancing working world is now experienced by all in some way shape or form.

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The Challenges of Working Remotely

Posted: May 18, 2020

As we deal with the seemingly perpetual lockdown, our lives have become increasingly stressful. Notice I did not say “more” stressful. We can all agree that working life is stressful. What COVID-19 has done is remove some stresses and introduce others.

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